About Mindsmatter

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    About Mindsmatter

    Welcome to Mindsmatter-  we are the  Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service part of Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust. We are a wellbeing service offering a range of free psychological therapies to the over 16’s population of Lancashire.

    Cartoon image of four people1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year.   Many of us go through difficult times in our lives, which can leave us feeling worried, anxious or depressed and feeling unable to cope.  Mindsmatter offer access to a range of therapeutic interventions across our localities to support people's differing emotional needs.

    Giving people the right information and help to develop skills to overcome stress, anxiety and depression is at the heart of what we do.  

    What we aim to do

    We aim to provide people, who commonly experience problems such as stress, anxiety and depression with access to our service at the right time when they need it most. We will provide the right talking treatments with the right staff at the highest quality and aim to empower people to make informed choices and changes to improve well-being and live fulfilled lives.

    Please take some time to look at the information on our website that we hope will help guide you to the right therapy for you. You will find information on self-help and a range of activities and support available in your local area, as well as a range of therapies that we can offer including help on-line.

    You can self-refer to our services via this website by either completing a registration form or by booking directly on to one of our introductory level psycho-educational courses.