If you’re between 16 and 25, a range of services can help you with your mental health and emotional wellbeing. Whether you need information and advice, or you’re in crisis and need specialist help, whatever your needs, there’s someone to help.


If you need information and advice

Mersey Care

Offers a range of assessment and intervention services for young people in Liverpool who are dealing with a range of emotional and mental health difficulties.

Visit the Mersey Care website

Liverpool CAMHS Partners

  • Online: This section of the website contains information about looking after your mental health and emotional wellbeing and links to support services available.
  • On this page you can make a referral if you need the support of a professional.
  • Phone 24/7 support 0151 293 3577 or freephone 0808 196 3550.

CAMHS for 16-25-year-olds

Other ways of accessing information, advice & help:

Find a GP


A service for young people and their families/carers who are struggling with how they are feeling, thinking or the way they are doing things.

Visit the Fresh CAMHS website


If you need more than advice, you can access early help support

YPAS walk-in support services: 

Central Community Hub 36 Bolton Street, L3 5LX

Monday – Thursday, 9 am -8 pm

Friday 9 am – 6 pm

Saturday 12 pm – 4 pm

South Community Hub Lyndene Road, L25 1NG

Monday – Thursday, 9 am -8 pm

North Community Hub Croxdale Road West, L14 8YA

Monday – Wednesday, 9 am -8 pm

YPAS Support Services 


Kooth provides free, safe and anonymous support for young people.

The online service hosts moderated forums, allowing peer-to-peer support and interactive messaging with counsellors. Users can also drop in or book anonymous online counselling sessions with qualified therapists available in the evenings and at weekends; sessions are available on weekdays from 12 pm to 10 pm and from 6 pm to 10 pm on weekends.


Visit Kooth

Other ways of accessing information, advice & help:

  • Visit your GP
  • School/College/University



Find a GP

Mersey Care Life Rooms provides person-centred support for your mental and physical wellbeing if you’re over 18.

The service is predominantly telephoned-based, but face-to-face support is available.

Mersey Care Life Rooms website


If you need specialist help 

Mental Health Assessment Teams provide compassionate, therapeutic, patient centred and specialist mental health assessment for adults aged 18 and over who may require support and treatment from secondary mental health services.

Mersey Care Referral

You can make a referral to Liverpool CAMHS if you’re aged under 16

CAMHS Referral Form

Step Forward (18+) is a psychological intervention service in Liverpool. Requests for the service are only provided via GP or another health professional referral.

Step Forward Website

YPAS counselling and psychological therapies, including Spinning World (refugee & asylum-seeking young people).

YPAS website