NEW services for dales residents with mental health problems are being launched next week.

A directory of information is also being unveiled by the Durham Dales Primary Care Trust at Bishop Auckland College next Monday.

A Lighthouse and Stonham drop-in service and breakfast club starts on Wednesdays from 8.30am to 1pm at the Lighthouse Centre, in Henknowle, Bishop Auckland.

Also launched are the Durham Dales Mental Health User and Carers Forums.

The directory is available from GP surgeries, libraries leisure centres and from www.durhamdales-pct. or by calling (01388) 458835.