Mental health

Find out how to get support for your mental health.

Get support without seeing a GP

You may get help sooner if you use the services below. You do not need to see a GP first.

Talking Therapies

The NHS Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Talking Therapies service provides free, confidential talking therapies for people who are registered with a GP in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, aged 16 years and over.

Appointments are by phone, video or face-to-face.

Please note that if your self-referral raises concerns about your safety, we will signpost you to a more appropriate service.

Phone: 01208 871 905

St Mary's Health Centre - Mental Health Support

St Marys Health Centre has a mental health nurse who provides mental health support for patients. Appointments with the mental health nurse can be booked directly with the health centre, you do not need to see a GP first. If you have seen a GP about your mental health, they then might suggest a referral to the mental health nurse which the GP will then do with your consent.

Appointments are available Monday - Friday.

This service is available to anyone from age 15 years old upwards.

If you need urgent help:

NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages. You can:

  • get 24-hour advice and support – for you or someone else
  • speak to a mental health professional
  • get advice on the best way to get help

Find a local NHS urgent mental health helpline

Request an appointment at the surgery

If the services above are not suitable, you can request an appointment at the surgery.