Getting the right support

Under 16 years old?

If you’re under the age of 16, your GP, or your parent/guardian, can refer you to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in your area. Alternatively, you're able to access the Young Person's Advisory Service (YPAS) in your area.

Children and Young People's Mental Health (CAMHS)

CAMHS promotes the mental health, emotional and wellbeing of all children, young people and their families/carers.

T: 0151 293 3662



Young Person's Advisory Service (YPAS)

YPAS Liverpool supports children, young people and families across Liverpool



Central hub

A: 36 Bolton street, Liverpool, L3 5LX

T: 0151 707 1025

YPAS Plus - South

A: Lyndene Road, Liverpool, L25 1NG

T: 0151 305 2031

YPAS Plus - North

A: Croxdale Road West, Liverpool, L14 8YA

T: 0151 305 2040

Not registered with a Liverpool GP?

If you're not registered with a Liverpool GP, you can't access Talk Liverpool's services. To register with a Liverpool GP, please click HERE.

Alternative talking therapy services

Alternatively, you can access other Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services within your local area:

Sefton talking therapy service

T: 0300 303 2708



Wirral talking therapy service

T: 0151 649 1859


Think Wellbeing Knowsley talking therapy service

T: 0151 430 1707


Talking Matters Warrington talking therapy service

T: 01925 401 720


Think Wellbeing Halton talking therapy service

T: 0151 292 6954


Think Wellbeing Wigan talking therapy service

T: 01942 264 051


Problems with drugs, alcohol or gambling?

If you're main problem is with drugs, alcohol or gambling, you can't access Talk Liverpool's services until you've received appropriate support.

Action on Addiction

Action on Addiction brings help, hope and freedom to those living with addiction and those living with people who suffer problems of addiction.

T: 0300 330 0659



Looking for self-help guides?

Click HERE to read our useful self-help guides.

Healthwatch Liverpool

Don't know where to go for help?

Healthwatch's dedicated information and signposting team is there to help you to find services in Liverpool to support your well-being. They're independent from health and care services so while they can't recommend specific services to you they'll do their best to give you the information you need to make informed decisions. Click here to access their website