Looking for information about local mental health services that can support you?

Find details below of mental health services in Blackburn with Darwen that can support you or someone you are concerned about:

NHS Lancashire & South Cumbria Trust Logo

LSCFT provide residents in Blackburn with Darwen with 24-hour access to mental health services for adults, including care, advice, support and treatment. By calling 0800 0130707, you are able to speak to a member of their team and discuss your current mental health needs.

The team is supported by clinicians from specialist areas of care such as:

  • Children’s and young people’s mental health services
  • Learning disabilities services
  • Eating disorder services
  • Older people’s services

You do not need to have used any mental health services for adults before or previously been diagnosed with a mental health problem in order to use this service. You can also call on behalf of a friend, carer or family member if you have concerns for their wellbeing

LSCFT also provide community mental health services across Blackburn With Darwen.  For more information on their services visit their website:

The Flourishing Minds project  

Lancashire Mind working in partnership with Age UK BwD, One Voice and the Wellbeing Service, provide the following range of mental health and wellbeing services to ALL residents 18+:

  • Wellbeing Workshops (One off workshops on topics including Five Ways to Wellbeing and stress management.)
  • Wellbeing Groups (Completed over 6 weeks, covering topics such as low mood, anxiety, stress, sleep and worry management.)
  • 1-to-1 Wellbeing Coaching (Work with a Wellbeing Coach over 6 sessions, to identify the challenges you are facing and look at ways to overcome them.)

 To find out more contact: The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037 or visit the website below

Men in Sheds

The Men in Sheds programme, provided by Blackburn Rover Community Trust, is a weekly mental wellbeing support group for men. The project is based at Ewood Park and involves the designing, landscaping and planting up of a garden area. This is friendly, supportive group that welcomes new members.

Contact: ilyas.patel@brfctrust.co.uk

NHS Talking Therapies – for anxiety and depression

NHS Talking Therapies (previously known as Mindsmatter) is a wellbeing service offering a range of free psychological therapies to people aged 16 and over in Lancashire. They aim to give people the right information and help to develop skills and gain tools to overcome stress, anxiety and depression.  

You are able to self-refer to the service on the website.

Telephone: 01254 226037

Main office address: Daisyfield Centre, Appleby Street, Blackburn BB1 3BL

Not found what you were looking for?

Use one of the service finders below…..

Hub of Hope

Hub of Hope is a national mental health directory set up by Chasing the Stigma. Click on the link to the website to find services that are local to you.

Healthier Lancashire & South Cumbria

Health organisations have worked together to put a service directory of Mental Health Support Services across Lancashire and South Cumbria.