Mental health

New free mental health telephone service launches

Added on 29 May 2020, in News - General news / Mental health

A new dedicated 24/7 mental health telephone service for anyone worried about their mental health is now available.

Ways to look after your mental health in isolation

Added on 17 April 2020, in News - General news / Mental health

New information has launched today, providing support for people who may be struggling with the effects of long-term isolation.

Support for people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression

Added on 8 January 2020, in News - General news / Mental health

Support services, including talking therapies, will transfer to Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust from 1 April 2020.

Planned health professionals hub shortlisted for Nursing Times Awards

Added on 18 July 2019, in Awards - Awards / Mental health

A new hub at the Royal Cornwall Hospital to better meet the needs of vulnerable people has been shortlisted for a national nursing award.

Successful mental health employment scheme awarded national funding

Added on 5 July 2019, in News - General news / Mental health

People being treated for serious mental health problems will receive more help into employment from nearly £500,000 of national funding.

Decision made to extend Sanctuary House mental health respite service

Added on 4 April 2019, in News - General news / Mental health

NHS Kernow and Cornwall Council have agreed to extend funding for a mental health respite service near Liskeard for up to 3 years.

Sanctuary House update

Added on 28 February 2019, in - General news / Mental health

We have paused the decision to no longer fund Sanctuary House and will work with the provider to ensure that services remain available.

Oakleigh House/Sanctuary House

Added on 20 February 2019, in News - General news / Mental health

A decision has been made that we will no longer commission Re-Gain to provide support at Sanctuary House when its contract ends on 31 March.

Children’s mental health services praised in House of Commons report

Added on 8 January 2019, in News - Children and young people / General news / Mental health

Mental health services provided for children have been cited as a model example, in a recent report from the House of Commons.