Cumbria Sexual Health

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Beat | The UK’s Eating Disorder Charity

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Beat exists to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. Beat is a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported and empowered.

Citizens Advice

The Citizens Advice network provides the advice people need for the problems they face and improves the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS)

CADAS provides drug and alcohol services to individuals, family members and carers to support recovery in the community.

CADAS’ aim is to promote harm reduction and support problematic substance use across all ages and geographical areas of Cumbria.

Cumbria Support Directory

You can use this to find advice and information about services and support available in Cumbria.

First Step | Free, talking therapies to adults (18+) in Cumbria

First Step is part of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and provides free, talking therapies to adults (18+) in Cumbria. First Step can help with a range of common mental health problems including mild to moderate depression, anxiety disorders (such as chronic worry, panic attacks, health anxiety and obsessions), mild bulimia, anger or sleep problems.


Inspira is a leading career management and personal development organisation operating in the North West of England. Inspira’s mission is to empower young people and adults with the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential in life and work.

Kooth | Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.

LGBThq Cumbria | Support & Social Centre for the LGBT+ Community

LGBThq is Cumbria’s home for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and other information & advice services, community centre, anti-bullying campaigning, 3rd party hate crime reporting centre, conference facility, meeting space and hot-desking offices. The HQ acts as a central hub for several not-for-profit organisations.

Mind in Furness | For better mental health

Mind in Furness are on your doorstep, on the other end of the phone or online.

Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis, Mind will listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner.

LA14 2PJ
Rating Lane
LA13 9LE
Contact Us Tel: 01229 825 017 (Channelside Campus)
Tel: 01229 828 377 (Barrow Sixth Form College)
Email: info@furness.ac.uk
Business Support Tel: 01229 844 836
Email: businesssupport@furness.ac.uk