- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) – https://www.bacp.co.uk
- Samaritans – https://www.samaritans.org
- The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) – https://www.bpc.org.uk
- NHS Let’s Talk – https://www.talk2gether.nhs.uk
- Turning Point – http://www.turning-point.co.uk
- Mind – https://www.mind.org.uk
- Mental Health – https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-support-mental-health-work
- Elefriends – https://www.elefriends.org.uk/
- CALM – https://www.thecalmzone.net/
- The Big White Wall – https://www.bigwhitewall.com
Mental Health Helplines:
Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
CALM is the Campaign against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58
Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
Phone: 0844 967 4848
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Phone: 0845 390 6232
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Phone: 0845 120 3778
Young suicide prevention society.
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927
The UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what they do, they aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Phone: 0300 304 7000
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544
Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Child line for children
Phone: 0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
Phone: 0845 769 7555
National Gambling Helpline
Phone 0808 2020 133 (Daily 8am-Midnight)
Phone: 0300 999 1212
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0300 222 1122
Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400
To find your local services phone: 0808 802 9999
Phone: 0808 168 9111
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 808 1111
Advice on all aspects of parenting including dealing with bullying.
Phone: 0808 800 2222
The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.
The Mix offers free information and support for under 25s in the UK. Get advice about sex, relationships, drugs, mental health, money and jobs.
Phone: 0808 808 4994
Gardening opportunities with a focus on physical and mental health for young people aged 16+ and adults. Learn new skills through connecting with nature in paid part-time employment. Contact: Jane McFarlane for further details:
Tel: 07725 040733
For referral form for free legal advice appointments for victims of Domestic Violence