MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE AND SUPPORT

We would love to be able to provide direct help and support to those needing direct support, we aren't qualified to provide counselling, and don't have the resources to be able to employ those who are. There are a myriad of amazing resources available, so we've compiled a page of some of the best places to go for support and information.

 

Immediate Support

The Samaritans
116 123 - Free
24/7 helpline for those in need of immediate help.
CALM
0300 123 3393
The Campaign Against Living Miserably, leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.
MIND
0300 123 3393
Providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Mental Health Foundation
020 7803 1101
Improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning difficulties.
Together
020 7780 7300
Supports people through mental health services.
The Centre for Mental Health
020 7827 8300
Working to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems.
BACP Find a Therapist Directory
01455 883300
Through the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) you can find out more about counselling services in your area.
PANDAS Foundation
0843 28 98 401 (every day from 9am-8pm)
PANDAS Foundation vision is to support every individual with pre (antenatal), postnatal depression or postnatal psychosis in England, Wales and Scotland. We campaign to raise awareness and remove the stigma. We provide our PANDAS Help Line, Support Groups offer online advice to all and much more. 

 

General advice and support

Citizens Advice
Gives free confidential information and advice to help people sort out their money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Support for children and young people.
Young Minds
020 7336 8445
Provides information and advice for anyone with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.
Childline
0800 1111
Free, national helpline for children and young people in trouble or danger.

Nightline
Listening, support and information service run by students for students.

 


Alternative places for support

Age Concern
0800 009966
Infoline on issues relating to older people.
Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
020 7837 7324
Provides information, support and referral services.
Refugee Council
020 7346 6700
The UK’s largest organisation working with refugees and asylum seekers.
Relate
0300 100 1234
Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support.
Education Support Partnership
08000 562 561
A 24/7 telephone support line which gives teachers access to professional coaches and counsellors 365 days a year. The network also campaigns for change within schools and education policy in order to improve the wellbeing, mental and physical health of teachers.
Anxiety UK
08444 775 774
Works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy.
Columbus Recovery Centre
In an effort to spread awareness about the causes of drug and alcohol misuse, they have created a page that delves into the mental health disorders that frequently plagues many who struggle with substance misuse disorders.

 

Associated Charities and Organisations

Rock For Change
07933 647 284
Organising music events to raise money and awareness of Mental Health and Mental Health Organisations.
Out Of The Blue Facebook Page
Out Of The Blue is a fundraising body established in memory of Will Beckett who took his own life at Beachy Head in January 2013, at the age of 42. This tragedy came as an incredible shock for his family and friends – it came simply ‘Out Of The Blue’. Out Of The Blue fundraise for four charities - two child bereavement charities, Dragonflies@FSN and Winston’s Wish who provide specialist counselling for those bereaved by suicide. CALM provide help to those with mental ill health and is a leading movement against suicide and the Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team who work in crisis intervention and suicide prevention.
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