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Self Help Services

We are Self Help - a user-led mental health charity based in the North of England. 

We believe in people having a choice in mental health care.  We offer a wide range of support, services and opportunities for people living with mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks.

Address:
First Floor East, Oakland House, Talbot Road, Manchester, M16 0PQ
Telephone:
0161 226 3871
How to apply:
Via Referral
Sector:
Public

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