Established in 2016 we are one of the first of a new kind of service in Cornwall focusing on mental health. We opened the first dedicated ‘crisis cafe’ in Cornwall and are available to anyone experiencing mental distress, or aiming to prevent it.
We are best known for our cafe services based on our ‘Peer Support Partnerships’ model. A true collaboration between people with lived experience and professional support and standards where we are both available as much as possible to help and support where needed. Though we are much more than that. Like the swan we are always paddling to improve things wherever we can which is why we can also provide:
- Casework (with specialisms if needed)
- Education & training
- Professional support
- and more. Please do take a look at our ‘what we do’ page…
- *we aim to deliver as much as possible free or at cost.
- All our professional services are provided by suitably qualified and supported people.
Like most newer services we emphasise recovery, though we take this further through emphasising ‘mental health harm reduction’. A way of thinking that aims to empower and do more for all people, particularly those who may find themselves in one of the gaps, that many people talk to us about, that exists in-between our services.
Ultimately, our goal is to provide a residential house for those in crisis in the county who are at high risk of taking their own lives. Where these exist elsewhere in the country they can work and work very well to support better living and prevent deaths. Please do join us or show your support in whatever way you can. Also, please do get in touch for any further information.