GMHSC launches SHOUT! Mental Health Helpline the brand-new service for people in Greater Manchester to find and receive mental health support at anytime, day or night.
Shout, will allow people to simply and discreetly communicate with trained crisis volunteers by text message & is overseen by clinical supervisors.
Crisis volunteer’s will reply to text messages offering support and will respond to questions until they, and the person using the service, feels in a safe calm place. Information to other services that can offer specialist support and ongoing help in their local area will also be provided.
Shout, can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, simply by texting ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.