Seeking Help

Here you can find links, numbers and advice on seeking help for mental health.Image result for phone icon

It’s always a good idea to get professional advice so booking a doctors appointment is a good idea.
Don’t be afraid to open up, as this is a chance to talk about your struggles and stress how much you need help. The more honest you are the better help they can get you.

(It is easy to down play your struggle and think it’s not a ‘big deal’ but if it’s effecting your daily life this is an essential step towards getting the help you need to cope)

IF YOU EVER FIND YOURSELF IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY E.G YOURSELF OR ANOTHER FEELING SUICIDAL OR AT THE RISK OF HURTING THEMSELVES OR OTHERS CALL 999

The Samaritans

Offer support 24/7 and the number is free.

Telephone. 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org.uk
Website: www.samaritans.org

Mind Infoline

Mind has confidential help and advice on a range of mental health issues.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)
Email: info@mind.org.uk
Website: www.mind.org.uk/help/advice_lines

Sane Line

Offering specialist mental health emotional support 6-11pm everyday.

Tel: 0845 767 8000
Web: www.sane.org.uk

Anxiety UK

Support and help are provided for people who are diagnosed with, or suspect they may have, an anxiety condition. Also helps with specific phobias.

Helpline: 0844 477 5774, Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30am
Emailinfo@anxietyuk.org.uk
Websitewww.anxietyuk.org.uk

National Self Harm Network(NSHN)

Provides information, contacts and workshops on matters relating to self harm. Operates a postal and Email network of members who self harm; write or email for details.

Email: info@nshn.co.uk
Website: www.nshn.co.uk

Bipolar UK

A user-led charity that works to enable people affected by bipolar disorder (manic depression) to take control of their lives.

Helpline: 0845 634 0540, Monday-Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Emailmdf@mdf.org.uk
Websitewww.mdf.org.uk

OCD UK

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

Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Website: www.ocduk.org

CALM

Advice and counselling for young men aged 15 – 24 who are feeling depressed or anxious.
Open 5 pm – 3 am.

Telephone:0800 585 858
Website: www.thecalmzone.net

Refuge

Advice on dealing with domestic violence.

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
Website: www.refuge.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

Helps to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

Helpline: 0844 477 9400, Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:00pm
Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk
Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

FRANK

Free and confidential, advice, support, counselling and information for anyone effected by drug misuse.

Helpline: 0800 77 66 00 (120 languages spoken), every day, 24 hours a day
EmailEmail form (use the on the FRANK website)
Websitewww.talktofrank.com

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Landline: 0845 769 7555, also see the website for local group helplines.
Emailhelp@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Websitewww.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk