Mental Health Organisations
Addaction are one of the UK's leading drug, alcohol and mental health charities. They believe everyone can change. Get info or advice from one of their trained advisors.
Bereavement Trust offer a free helpline for support and advice for anyone experiencing a bereavement
|Telephone:||0800 435 455|
Birth Trauma Association
The Birth Trauma Association is a charity which supports women who suffer birth trauma.
Breaking Bad News
Practical advice for professionals and parents/carers on breaking bad news to those with intellectual disability
British Institute of Learning Disabilities
The British Institute of Learning Disabilities is working to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability.
|Telephone:||01562 723 010|
|Fax:||01562 723 029|
Supporting parents to support their child
Combat Stress is the UK's leading mental health charity for veterans. They provide free specialised clinical treatment and support to ex-servicemen and women across the UK with mental health conditions. Combat Stress has a strategic partnership with the MOD and the Department of Health.
|HelpLine:||0800 138 1619|
Community Living Well
Community Living Well is a service for people aged 16 and over who need support with their mental health. It is for people registered with a GP in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, or the Queen’s Park and Paddington areas of Westminster.
|Telephone:||020 3317 4200|
Gives practical information and advice, including pre-bereavement advice
Families Under Pressure
New resource to support families during lockdown. Short, accessible, light-hearted videos with the key parenting messages. They have been developed by experts in ADHD but would probably be useful for any family
Grief support for young people, inlcudes games, information, blogs, e-counselling
Information and online chat facility for young people
Mencap provides a variety of services for people with a learning disability and their families and carers. This includes support with housing, education, employment and leisure activities.
|Telephone:||020 7454 0454|
|Fax:||020 7696 5540|
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales. They work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress. The helpline offers thousands of callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues. They also provide a special legal service to the public, lawyers and mental health workers.
|Telephone:||020 8519 2122|
|HelpLine:||0300 123 3393|
|Fax:||020 8522 1725|
This is an online self-help programme designed to help users prevent and mange symptoms of depression and anxiety. It is like an interactive, online self-help book which teaches skills based on Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
PANDAS Foundation gives support to people coping with pre- and postnatal mental illnesses, as well as their familes, friends and carers
Rethink are dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by severe mental illness, whether they have a condition themselves, care for others who do, or are professionals or volunteers working in the mental health field.
|Telephone:||0121 522 7007|
|HelpLine:||0300 5000 927 (open 10am to 2pm, Mon to Fri)|
SANELINE was established in 1992 as the first national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems. The service is open from 12 noon until 2am and receives tens of thousands of calls every year from service users, family members, carers and health professionals.
|Telephone:||01625 429 050|
|HelpLine:||0845 767 8000 (Midday – 2am, 7 Days)|
|Fax:||01625 424 975|
Helpine offering signposting and information including legal advice
The Association for Post Natal Illness
Provides support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness. Increase public awareness of the illness. Encourages research into its cause and nature
|Telephone:||020 7386 0868|
|Fax:||020 7386 8885|
The Samaritans is a registered charity based in the UK and Republic of Ireland that provides confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing; and that increases public awareness of issues around suicide and depression.
Offers patient information, e-support, signposting to local support groups after suicide
Online blogs, DVDs, chat forums aimed at young people
YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people. They provide :-
(1) Free, confidential information and advice for any adult with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.
(2) Leaflets and booklets help young people, parents and professionals to understand when a young person feels troubled and where to find help.
(3) Seminars and training increase professional understanding of children's mental health and improve joint working based on good practice and research.
|Telephone:||020 7089 5050|
|HelpLine:||0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4pm)|