- 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
Advice on dealing with an Alcohol addiction
Phone: 0845 769 7555
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0300 222 1122
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
Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400
Advice on all aspects of parenting including dealing with bullying.
Phone: 0808 800 2222
For referral form for free legal advice appointments for victims of Domestic Violence
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.
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.
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.
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 808 1111
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
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)
Oxfordshire County Council
Oxfordshire County Council website has some links information about how to manage mental health and health recovery, click here to see the website
National Gambling Helpline
Advice on dealing with a gambling addiction
Phone 0808 2020 133 (Daily 8am-Midnight)
Advice on dealing with drug use and addiction
Phone: 0300 999 1212
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
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
A Nationwide Charity that provides support for victims of rape. To find your local services phone:0808 802 9999
The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Phone: 0300 304 7000
Talking space plus is a resource which GPs direct their patients to and the website has some useful resources
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
Phone: 0808 168 9111
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544
Opportunites and advice
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
Helpful Thoughts & Reflections