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Home Resident Social Care and Wellbeing What's New in Social Care Launch of text-based mental health support service

Launch of text-based mental health support service

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The Vulnerable People Service are partnering with the charity, Mental Health Innovations, who are introducing their text-based support service to Conwy to help support anyone living or working in the county who is feeling overwhelmed or struggling to cope.
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Called CONWY 85258, the service was launched on Monday 10th May to coincide with Mental Health Awareness week.

It is available to anyone, staff and citizens alike, and is a free, anonymous, confidential service, available any time of day or night, 7 days a week.

Text the word CONWY to 85258 to connect to a trained volunteer who will text back and forth and work with the individual and help them take the next steps towards feeling better. They can assist with a range of issues from stress, anxiety and depression to relationship problems and bullying so if you or someone you know or care for needs some help - reach out to CONWY 85258.

This is a UK-wide charity who can only offer the service in English currently.
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