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

Find details below of local services that can support you or someone you are concerned about:

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCFT)

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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:

East Lancashire Child and Adolescent Service

East Lancashire Child and Adolescent Service (ELCAS) provide mental health services for young people up to their 18th birthday.

In other parts of the country this service is known as CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services).


Kooth is a transformational digital mental health support service. It gives children and young people easy access to an online community of peers and a team of experienced counsellors. Safe, free and anonymous. It is available 24/7.

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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.

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