Support

You might not be able to find what you need from our website.

But there are others who could help you. Below is a list of other websites and resources you can try. They are in alphabetical order.

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ANOREXIA AND BULIMIA CARE

ABC provides personal advice and support to anyone affected by anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and all kinds of eating distress.

Supporting sufferers and their family and friends towards full recovery.

 

ANXIETY UK

Anxiety UK 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.

APNI - THE ASSOCIATION FOR POST NATAL ILLNESS

The Association has a countrywide network of phone, e-mail and postal volunteers, who have had, and recovered from post-natal illness. The volunteers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are completely well, that they have had no previous mental illness and that they are not opposed to drug therapy.

BEAT – HELP FOR ADULTS

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

The Beat Adult Helpline is open to anyone over 18 who needs support and information relating to an eating disorder, including sufferers, carers and professionals.

 

BEAT – HELP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

The Beat Youthline is for those aged 25 or under.

  • http://www.b-eat.co.uk/
  • 0808 801 0711
  • The helpline is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is now a freephone number
  • To request a callback, text message ‘call back’ to 07786 20 18 20
  • fyp@b-eat.co.uk
  • http://helpfinder.b-eat.co.uk/ – directory/database of services providing support to people affected by eating disorders and emotional overeating.

 

BIPOLAR UK

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers. They run the eCommunity which provides a safe and secure environment to discuss the challenges you face. The eCommunity is a free service.

BLACK DOG TRIBE

A social networking platform for people affected by depression and other mental health conditions.

THE BLURT FOUNDATION

Blurt are dedicated to helping those with depression. We’ll help you understand depression and what it means for you.

CALM

Offers support to men in the UK, of any age, who are down or in crisis via their helpline and website.

CARERS UK
Expert advice, information and support.

If you’re looking for answers, their online information and support is the best place to start.

COUNSELLING DIRECTORY
Counselling Directory aims to be the leading service for providing counselling advice and information – connecting those in distress with the largest support network in the UK.

TALK TO FRANK

A to Z list of substances explains appearance and use, effects, chances of getting hooked, health risks and UK law. Information and confidential help available

HEARING VOICES NETWORK
If you hear voices HVN can help – we are committed to helping people who hear voices.

HARMLESS
Harmless provides postal and email self harm support through a counsellor and other volunteers that have personal, supportive and/or professional experience of self harm.

IMALIVE
IMAlive is a live online network that uses instant messaging to respond to people in crisis. People need a safe place to go during moments of crisis and intense emotional pain.The first online network with 100% of its volunteers trained and certified in crisis intervention.

 

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULL
LLTTF Interactive is a self help life skills training package based on the proven Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

MIND
Information service for users of mental health services, carers and other groups. Information on types of mental distress, treatments, therapies and legal information.

NO PANIC

A totally voluntary charity, whose aims are to aid the relief and rehabilitation of those people suffering from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, related Anxiety Disorders, including Tranquilliser Withdrawal, and to provide support to sufferers and their families.

  • http://www.nopanic.org.uk
  • Helpline: 0844 967 4848
  • Everyday 10:00am – 10:00pm
  • Crisis Number 01952 680835
  • This is a recorded message available 24 hours
OCD ACTION
Here to make a lasting difference to anyone affected by OCD.

PANDAS
The leading UK charity in supporting families suffering from pre (antenatal) and postnatal illnesses.

 

PAPYRUS
Suicide prevention for young people up to the age of 35.

PNI
A website and forum run by sufferers and past sufferers (survivors) of Post Natal Illness (PNI).

RETHINK
Provides expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems. Clear, relevant information on everything from treatment and care to benefits and employment rights.

SAMARITANS
24 hours a day to provide emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of emotional distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

The new helpline number is free of charge and won’t appear on telephone bills either.

 

SANE
SANE services provide practical help, emotional support and specialist information to individuals affected by mental health problems, their family, friends and carers.

SELF INJURY SUPPORT
Self-injury/ self-harm support for women and girls – helpline, information and training. Telephone, email and text support, leaflets, publications and training.

SURVIVORS OF BEREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exist to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide. A self-help organisation, which aims to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other.

 

TIME TO CHANGE
A growing movement of people changing how we all think and act about mental health problems.

WELLDOING.ORG

Welldoing.org is a a UK-wide find a therapist directory. We use a questionnaire, designed by a psychologist, to find the therapists and counsellors most suited to your needs.

YOUNGMINDS
Committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

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We understand that this is not an exhaustive list. If you have any suggestions for other organisations that we do not feature here please contact us using our email address.

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