Useful links

Further information about pain

Pain Toolkit

Arthritis Care

Arthritis Research UK

Pain concern

British Pain Society

Live well With Pain Footsteps Festival

Further information about conditions and treatment options

NHS Choices

Further information about healthy eating

Change 4 life

Further information about mental health issues


If you need to talk to someone, in your own way, about anything that is bothering you, the Samaritans can offer you free support.  Call 116 123 from any telephone to receive free, confidential support, visit or email

Healthy Minds

Healthy Minds is open to anyone with a Bury GP.  They provide treatment for anyone who is experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks.  You can refer yourself to Healthy Minds at:

or by telephoning 0161 253 5258

The Sanctuary

The sanctuary is a 24 hour mental health crisis line. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (for clients over 18 years old only). Call 0300 003 7029

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Calm is a charity dedicated to reducing male suicide. Call 0800 58 58 58 or web chat at


For children, teenagers and young people up to 35 who are feeling suicidal and need support. Visit online, call 0800 068 41 41 or text 07786 209697. (Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, Weekend: 2pm-10pm, bank holidays: 2pm-5pm).


The Silver Line is a free, confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Visit online at or call 0800 470 8090.