Mind is a UK wide charity offers confidential mental health information services and support.
Information line: 0300 123 3393, Birmingham: 0121 237 3761 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Relate the Relationship People
Telephone: 0121 643 1638
Beat: Beating Eating Disorders
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.
For the Adult Helpline, please call 0845 634 1414. This helpline is available to anyone over the age of 18 and is open Monday to Thursday 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Alternatively, you can email email@example.com
A 24-hour nurse-led helpline providing confidential healthcare advice and information.
0845 4647 or 111 from any landline or mobile phone free of charge.
YoungMinds - Child & Adolescent Mental Health
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Telephone: 020 7089 5050
SANE us a UK-wide charity working to improve quality of life for people affected by mental health issues.
Helpline: 0845 767 8000
Mental Health Foundation
Information, support and awareness of Mental health issues.
Telephone: 0207 803 1101
If something's troubling you, then get in touch.
Helpline: 08457 909090
Staffordshire Mental Health Helpline
7pm-2am weekdays, 2pm-2am weekends
Helpline: 0808 800 2234
Teen Mental Health
Our vision is to help improve the mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge. Our model is to use the best scientific evidence available to develop application-ready training programs, publications, tools and resources that can be applied across disciplines to enhance the understanding of adolescent mental health and mental disorders.
Women's Self Injury Helpline
Emotional support, listening and signposting for women affected by self-injury.
Helpline: 0808 800 8088
The Tamarind Centre is a registered charity that was established in 1989 (formally known as Coventry Black Mental Health Association) The Primary aim of the organisation is to provide support to the BME (Black Minority Ethnic) Communities of Coventry in particular African Caribbean and Asian people who are experiencing Mental Ill Health, using the services we offer. We employ a small team including a Centre Manager, Administrator, Support Workers and counsellors. Languages spoken include English, Patois, Punjabi and Hindi.
Telephone: 024 76227712 or 024 76225512
PIM2PIM Self Harm Support Group - West Bromwich
The Kaleidoscope and Group and People in Mind, West Bromwich, offer a self-harm support group for adults, which is delivered by service-users and people with experience of self-harm. The group is mixed and is free of charge. Currently the group runs once a month.
Telephone: 0121 565 5605 or 07508 330460 contact firstname.lastname@example.org
It's safe to talk about suicide leaflet
Does someone close to you seem really down? Might they be thinking about suicide? The only way to know is ask.
Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)
Your mental health and wellbeing app for Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.
Mental Health Foundation Podcasts
Free podcasts that can help you relax and improve your sense of wellbeing. They're designed to fit around your lifestyle and provide an introduction to the skills and techniques that can help you live a mentally healthier life.
NHS Choices Moodzone is here to help. It offers practical, useful information, interactive tools and videos to support you on your way to feeling better. Audio guides on low mood and depression, panic attacks, anxiety, sleep problems, low confidence and unhelpful thinking.
Five Ways to Wellbeing App
App developed by Somerset County Council's Public Health team in partnership with the new economics foundation. The Five Ways to Wellbeing app offers a practical way to help you feel good about yourself and function well in the world. Free to download.
Moodbug makes it fun and easy to express your moods to the people close to you. Its simple 2 swipe system, which has been designed around the latest mood psychology research, lets you share how you really feel about life's ups and downs. Free to download.
List of helplines offering expert advice on - depression, anxiety, obsession and mental health, abuse, addiction, alzheimer's, bereavement, eating disorders, crime victims, learning disabilities, phobias and relationships.
Students Against Depression
Offers comprehensive, award-winning information and resources to help you identify low mood or depression and then find a way forward.
Student Minds is the UK's student mental health charity. We believe that peer inerventions can change the state of student mental health. We deliver research-driven training and support to equip students to bring about positive change on their campuses through campaigning and facilitating peer support programmes.
Mental Health Matters
Major national organisation supporting people with learning disabilities, drug and alcohol and other problems, as well as our core client group of people with mental health needs, across the UK through a range of evidence based and innovative services.
Telephone: 0191 516 3500
Provides expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems. Have over 200 mental health services and 150 support groups across England. From psychological therapies and Crisis and Recovery Houses to peer support groups and housing services, that directly help thousands of people every year across England.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927 Advice service open 10am to 2pm Mon-Fri; Telephone: 0121 522 7007 Supporter care (general enquiries) open 9am-5pm Mon to Fri
10 ways to look after your mental health
Anyone can make simple changes that have a huge impact on their mental health and wellbeing. We've come up with ten practical ways to take care of yourself and get the most from life.
The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day - get in touch with them on 08457 90 90 90
Alumina is an online course started by selfharm.co.uk for young people aged between 14 & 18. It doesn't matter how long you've been self-harming or what it means to you, Alumina is an opportunity to think more about it and work out what your next step might be.
Information, support and understanding for people who suffer with depression, and for relatives who want to help. Self-help groups, information and raising awareness for depression.
Telephone: 0845 123 23 20
MDF: The Bipolar Organisation
Works to enable people affected by bipolar disorder to take control of their lives.
Telephone: 08456 340 540
Provides information and support to people suffering from anxiety disorders.
Telephone: 0844 4775 774
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Offers an information service providing contacts for counselling in England and Wales.
Telephone: 01455 883 316
First Steps to Freedom
Provides helpline and resources for those suffering from anxiety.
Helpline: 0845 120 2916 or Telephone: 0845 841 0619
Support for sufferers of panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, general anxiety disorder and tranquilliser withdrawal.
Freephone: 0808 808 0545
Triumph over Phobia
Provides national network of self help groups for people with phobias or OCD.
Telephone: 0845 600 9601
Coping with self-harm: A guide for Parents and Carers
A free, downloadable guide for parents and carers who have discovered a young person's self-harm This freely downloadable PDF guide provides information for parents and families about self-harm and its causes and effects. It is based on current research on self-harm and on the interviews with parents whose children self-harmed. It contains quotes from them with advice for other parents as well as evidence-based information and links to sources of help.
First Person Plural
Only national survivor-led membership charity in the UK which exclusively works for and on behalf of survivors of childhood trauma, most often sexual violence/abuse, who are affected by dissociative identity disorder (DID) (sometimes called multiple personality disorder - MPD) or the similar childhood-trauma-related complex dissociative disorder known as type 1 dissociative disorder not otherwise specified (DDNOS).
Kooth - online counselling for young people.
Kooth is a service from Xenzone, leaders of online counselling. If you wish to find out more about Kooth and Xenzone please click here.
Big White Wall - Online support.
A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals. Available 24/7, Big White Wall is completely anonymous so you can express yourself freely and openly. Professionally trained Wall Guides ensure the safety and anonymity of all members.
Papyrus - Prevention of Young Suicide
Papyrus is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide in the UK. If you're a young person who is having thoughts of suicide, or you are worried about a young person at risk of suicide, please contact Hopelineuk.
Call: 0800 068 4141 Text: 07786 209697
Forward Thinking Birmingham
Mental health service for 16-25 year olds in Birmingham and Solihull.
Telephone: 0300 300 0099
Birmingham South Bipolar Support Group
Offering support to anyone affected by bipolar and facilitated by Bipolar UK.
Telephone: 0845 434 9770
Coping with Self-harm: A Guide for Parents and Carers
Developed by researchers at the University of Oxford.
The Truth About Self-harm
For young people and their friends and family as written by the Mental Health Foundation.