Unfortunately, there will be occasions where we are unable to assist with certain mental health problems, or where more specialist support is needed.
If you need such support, there are many local charities, other third sector organisations and Government departments who may be better-placed to help you and below are some of those alternative organisations who might be able to help.Download information
Isle Listen is not a crisis service and only offers planned interventions. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate support, DO NOT WAIT. Please contact Manx Care’s 24-hour Crisis Team on 01624 642860 or the Emergency Services on 999.
If you have Safeguarding concerns regarding:
- a Child, please contact 01624 686179 (office hours) or 01624 631212 (out of hours – Police Headquarters) and ask for the duty social worker.
- an Adult, please contact 01624 685959 (office hours) or 01624 650000 (out of hours – Nobles Hospital Switchboard) and ask for the duty social worker.
You are never alone, please pick up the phone to reach out
Providing early intervention mental health and wellbeing training and support in schools, the workplace and community.
T: 01624 679118
Formerly known as The Lisa Lowe Centre and Manx Cancer Help, Minds Matter provides psychological support for anyone affected by life-changing illnesses.
T: 01624 679118
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
T: 01624 642875
Noble’s Hospital, Braddan
Referral is via the school nurse or GP
Community Mental Health Service for Adults
Community Health Centre, Westmoreland Road, Douglas
Referral is via GP
Community Wellbeing Service
T: 01624 642540
Counselling and Therapies, Ballakermeen Road, Douglas
Crisis Response Home Treatment Team
T: 01624 642860
Manannan Court, Noble’s Hospital, Douglas
Drug and Alcohol Team
T: 01624 617889Reayrt Noa, Noble’s Hospital, Douglas
Early Help and Support (EHaS)
T: 01624 686191
Promotes the wellbeing of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
T: 01624 668191
Psychological Support around coming to terms with a serious illness.
T: 01624 647400
Specialists in addictive behaviours such as alcohol or drug abuse and problem gambling.
T: 01624 627656 / 07624 426400
T: 01624 622011 (Gambling & Gaming Support)
Protecting children from abuse and supporting families.
T: 0808 8005000 (Adults concerned re a child)
T: 0800 1111 Childline (Support for children and young people)
An Isle of Man registered charity set up to help parents dealing with children/teenagers who are struggling with anxiety/depression and other mental health issues.
Provides relationship support which includes counselling for couples, families, young people and individuals and sex therapy.
T: 01624 623902
Support line available 24/7, before, during and after a crisis. Whether it’s an “are you ok?” at just the right moment, or the midnight support of a trained volunteer.
T: 116123 (24 hrs)
Provides a free, 24-hour telephone service for older people across the UK offering friendship, conversation, and support, especially for those who may be experiencing feelings of loneliness and isolation.
T: 0800 470 8090 (24 hrs)
Runs a variety of community initiatives and services aimed at enabling children, young people, and families to realise their full potential.
T: 01624 800000
Provides emotional support for victims of various offences including physical or sexual assault, theft, and criminal damage. They also support the families of people involved in fatal road collisions.
T: 01624 679950
Offers a safe place for women threatened by physical, emotional or sexual violence in the home.
T: 01624 677900
The Parents Helpline is for parents and carers concerned about their child’s (up to the age of 25) mental health.
T: 0808 8025544 (Parents Helpline)
Supporting your wellbeing online
UK eating disorder charity, aiming to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.
Provides 24/7 counselling service online, in addition to the phone helpline, and has a range of other online resources.
Free online e-counselling service for children aged 11 to 17.
W: kooth.com (sign up required)
Free online mental health support for adults, provided through a messaging service, peer forums and therapeutic content.
W: qwell.io (sign up required)
Supports young people with tools to look after their mental health.
Supporting your mental wellbeing apps
Guided breathing help.
Practical support and information on how to respond to domestic violence.
Aids sleep and meditation
Helps resist or manage the urge to self harm.
Help children and young people to manage anxiety.
Help friends and families provide mental health support.
Self care app aimed at younger age groups.
Mindfulness and meditation.
Mindfulness and meditation.
Self managing anxiety for those on the autistic spectrum.
Help teenagers manage low mood and depression.
Eating disorder recovery record.
Suicide prevention resource.
The Worry Tree
Help in managing worries and anxiety, based on CBT techniques.
* subscription required