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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

What to do, when you don’t know what to do…

Sometimes the world can feel overwhelming. If you are struggling, you can get the help you need.

When possible, speak to a doctor, a friend or family member about how you feel. If you can’t do that, there are some services listed below that help thousands of people every day.

Mental Health Helplines and Websites

PAPYRUS

Young suicide prevention society. HOPELINEUK is a confidential support and advice service for:

  • Children and Young People under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide or
  • Anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide

Phone: HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays) or E-mail: pat@papyrus-uk.org

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national registered charity for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression.

Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 10pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 8pm)

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Beat: The UK’s eating disorder charity

Beat is the UK’s leading eating disorder charity who can provide help and support for you, or a loved one.

Phone: 0808 801 0677 (adults) or 0808 801 0711 (for under-18s)

Website: www.b-eat.co.uk

Bipolar UK

Provide peer support services to people affected by bipolar.

Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

CALM

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

Helpline & webchat closed but offering advise online

Website: www.thecalmzone.net

Men’s Health Forum

24/7 stress support for men via text, chat and email.

Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation

Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems.

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Mind

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm) Our Infoline provides an information and signposting service.

Website: www.mind.org.uk

OCD Action

Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.

Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

OCD UK

A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.

Phone: 0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Website: www.ocduk.org

Rethink Mental Illness

Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.rethink.org

YoungMinds

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

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