I have put together a list of websites and organisations which offer useful information and advice on a wide range of mental health and related issues.
Mind open Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm on 0300 123 3393.
Rethink Mental Illness offers practical help through its advice line which can be reached on 0300 5000 927 (open Monday to Friday 10am-4pm). More info
can be found on www.rethink.org.
If you yourself are feeling like ending your life, please call 999 or go to A&E and ask for the contact of the nearest crisis resolution team. These are teams
of mental health care professionals who work with people in severe distress.
If you need someone to talk to then Samaritans are available on 116 123 (UK) for free, 24/7. They are there to talk to, listen and they won't judge or tell you what to do, available for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk 24 hours a day. Calls are free and will not appear on your bill. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For support in a crisis, Text Shout to 85258. If you’re experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support. Shout can help with urgent issues such as: Suicidal thoughts, abuse or assault, self-harm, bullying, relationship challenges. Visit the Shout website here
HOPE also offer support, practical advice and information to young people considering suicide and can also offer help and advice if you’re concerned about someone you know. Phone: 0800 068 41 41
Offers support for men and boys – 0203 598 3898
A support service for male, non-binary and trans survivors of sexual abuse
www.itsnotyourfault.orgPractical information from NCH for children, young people and parents goingthrough a break-up.
www.collabfamilylaw.org.ukAn information site on family law.
www.directgov.gov.ukGeneral public service site that provides legal information on separation and divorce.
www.insidedivorce.co.ukAn online information site and services directory covering every aspect of divorce and separation.
Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation,consultations and support, face to face, by phone and through this website.www.resolution.org.ukAn association of 5,000 family solicitors who are committed to resolving disputesin a non-confrontational manner.
A national voluntary agency providing advice and support to anyone concerned
with alcohol addiction.
The UK’s largest independent therapy organisation working with gender and sexual
A nationwide charity helping people with anxiety.
A charity providing free bereavement counselling
Counselling and practical help for those suffering from cancer and their families.