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Mental Health Resources for United Kingdom

Mental Health Resources for United Kingdom

Mental Health Resources for United Kingdom. If you’re looking for individual advice, information or support for you or someone else, unfortunately Healthy Tree Frog cannot provide help on an individual basis but there are lots of people who can. Check out the list below for websites and phone numbers that may have the information you need. Healthy Tree Frog has no affiliation with anyone on this list.

To be added to this list, please contact Karen Lennox-Williams at: info@healthytreefrog.com

Nationwide services

ASSIST

ASSIST Trauma Care is a specialist organisation offering therapeutic help to adults and children, individuals and families, affected by a wide range of traumatic occurrences. Based at a central clinic in Rugby in the English Midlands, ASSIST therapists have been trained to use evidence-based models to help sufferers rebuild their lives and move on following a traumatic experience that has impacted them. Please get in touch to discuss fees as these depend upon circumstances, location, type/length of therapy, etc. Some grants are available to fund treatment. Therapists are based around the country.

Telephone: 01788 560800 (helpline) or 01788 551919 (office, for discussing therapy)
Email: help@assist-trauma-care.co.uk

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national, user-led charity for people living with anxiety or anxiety-based depression. It works to support those living with anxiety, anxiety-based depression and related conditions by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy. Anxiety UK works regularly with external agencies and healthcare professionals to improve services and also campaign to raise awareness.

Anxiety UK provides a helpline service (phone, text and email) as well as fast access to therapies for its members. Its website also contains a wealth of information on many aspects of anxiety and anxiety-based conditions, including phobias, OCD and PTSD. Becoming an individual member costs £30 a year – you do not have to be a member to call.

Telephone: 03444775774 (helpine) / 07537 416 905 (text service)
Email: info@anxietyuk.org.uk
Opening times: Helpline available Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm
Disabled access: Text service available

Combat Stress Ex-Services Mental Welfare Society

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading Veterans’ mental health charity. Their mission is to provide timely, effective clinical treatment and welfare support to Veterans who suffer from psychological wounds. Their treatment and support services are always free of charge, and are proven to work. Veterans who come to Combat Stress will be offered evidence-based treatment programmes, designed to address mental health difficulties that are often complicated and long-standing. These programmes may progress through stages such as stabilisation, psycho-education, trauma-focused therapy, coping skills training and activities-based rehabilitation.

Combat Stress also runs a helpline that is available 24 hours a day via phone, text and email, to be used by Veterans and serving personnel (including reservists) strugging with psychological issues connected to their service as well as their families. All services are free and it’s a 24 hour service.

Telephone: 0800 138 1619 Text: 07537404719
Contact name: Commodore T D Elliot RN
Email: contactus@combatstress.org.uk

Dementia UK

Dementia UK works together with you to give you one-to-one dementia support, expert guidance and practical solutions. Their Admiral Nurses work around the country, as well as through Dementia UK’s helpline. The Dementia UK website also provides a wide range of information for people affected by dementia – both people with dementia and their carers. Dementia UK is for anyone wanting help with dementia that lives in the UK. Nationwide

Telephone: 0800 888 6678
Fax: 02076974160
Email: info@dementiauk.org

Elefriends

If you’re a carer needing support you can contact all of the above as well as Carers Direct and the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, both of whom are able to provide support and advice on any issues affecting you. Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. Elefriends is run by Mind.

Website: http://elefriends.org.uk/

 

Hub of Hope

Hub of hope is a website that allows you to find mental health services in your area and nationwide. The website brings together organisations and charities, large and small, from across the country who offer mental health advice and support, together in one place. Nationwide

Who is it for: Anyone who needs to access or find mental health services near them.
How to apply: Visit the website to access information

Mind Infoline

Mind provides confidential mental health information services. With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind has around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services. Nationwide

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

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line

Telephone: 0300 5000 927   (9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday)
Email: info@rethink.org
Website: http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice

Samaritans

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face. Nationwide

Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)
Email: jo@samaritans.org

Saneline

Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.

Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm-10:30pm)
Email: info@sane.org.uk
Website: www.sane.org.uk

The Mix

Telephone: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)
Email: Helpline email form
Website: www.themix.org.uk/get-support

The Mix provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Young people can access the The Mix’s support via phone, email, peer to peer and
counselling services.

Together (MACA)

Together (formerly MACA) is a leading national charity providing a wide range of high quality community- and hospital-based services for people with mental health needs and their carers. The service is national and you can use the service finder on their website to search in your area. Nationwide

They have services around the country, which include:
*Your Way, a model of personalised community support.
*Safe housing for people with mental health problems, with a mixture of home-based support, 24-hour residential support and light touch residential support.
*Criminal Justice Mental Health: working with legal agencies such as the courts and probation services to make sure people with mental health problems are appropriately supported within the criminal justice system
*Advocacy: representing people with mental health problems to their communities and to specialist and secure hospitals

Email: contact-us@together-uk.org
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 5.30pm

Tourettes Action

Tourettes Action aims to bring together people suffering from the disorder, to provide support for them and their families, and to compile and maintain a register of physicians. They also undertake research and raise funds, publicise, inform and educate people about this disorder. TA has an active online community, which you can take part in via social media or their website. Nationwide

The Meads Business Centre, 19 Kingsmead, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7SR
Telephone: 0300 777 8427
Email: admin@tourettes-action.org.uk
Opening times: 9am – 3pm, Mon – Fri (Voicemail for some periods)

Turning Point

Description:Turning Point is a social enterprise, focused on improving lives and communities. They offer over 250 specialist and integrated services across England and Wales, focusing on substance misuse, learning disability, mental health and employment. You can use the search function on their website to find a service near you. The service is for anyone looking for support with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and employment. Nationwide

Telephone: 020 7481 7600
Email: info@turning-point.co.uk
Opening times: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Local Services

 

 

Summary
Directory of Mental Health Resources for United Kingdom
Service Type
Directory of Mental Health Resources for United Kingdom
Provider Name
Healthy Tree frog,
Online only,
Area
UK
Description
A directory of Mental Health Resources for United Kingdom to help people with mental health issues. Names and links to organisations and individual charities that offer help and advice. Local charities.