Low Level Mental Health Partnership

The Low Level Mental Health Partnership Programme for Young People will bring together local funded and non-funded partner organisations all with a wealth of knowledge and expertise to provide the very best service to the Young people of West Cumbria.

The shared purpose of the partnership is to ensure there is a wide range of accessible low level mental health support provision available in West Cumbria for Young People up to the age of 18yrs.

Our Partners

Together We CIC will deliver one-to-one and small group support to young people aged 11-17 years old within the Allerdale area. They will offer support in building better and stronger resilience.

Spiral provides a free confidential service for young people to build resilience and reduce the effects that bullying can have on a young person. It offers one-to-one support and runs the online 'peer support community platform’, offering downloadable seminars on cyberbullying.

CADAS will create resources to deliver four sessions aimed at 11-14 year olds on the theme of body image, gaming, gambling and addiction. In the first year, CADAS will deliver 8 sessions with the aim of training the organisations (schools, youth clubs) to continue delivering the sessions in the long term. In year two, they will four sessions to teachers and youth workers. In the final year, CADAS will work with five groups to gain feedback on future delivery. 120 young people will be supported and 20 professionals.

Always Another Way will deliver weekly group support sessions and one-to-one interventions to children and young people aged 11-18 years old who are part of the LGBTQ community. Up to 75 young people will be supported over three years.

iCan Health & Fitness will expand on the interventions it already delivers through the adult mental health support. Funding will be used to provide 150 copies of the My Own Guide (MOG) - the ‘child appropriate’ version of the Live Well Guide, including extra home growth exercises to include their families at home and improve family cohesion, empowering the child to deliver wellbeing in a fun and interactive manner.

To make a referral please click here or visit our partner websites.

If you want to know more about this project call the team on 01900 603131 or leave us a message.

West Cumbria Mental Health Partnership is part of Sellafield's social impact programme, SiX, social impact multiplied. West Cumbria Mental Health Partnership is providing a comprehensive mental health and wellbeing support to people affected by the pandemic, and building a more sustainable and collaborative third sector mental health provision for the future.

Cumbria Youth Alliance is a long standing local initiative that focusses on physical, mental health and well-being in 15 to 24 year olds. Meet Claire, a employability link worker, Gary a youth ambition lead and Claire, a care and leaving care project manager, who talk about the vital work the alliance delivers.