CAUSES / HELP
LINKS TO OTHER MENTAL HEALTH WEBSITES
Offer support for people experiencing panic attacks, phobias.
No Panic Helpline: 0844 967 4848 – every day, 10am to 10pm
Cruse Bereavement Care
Promotes the well-being of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
Offer advice and provide services for people using drugs and those who work with them.
Open 10am – 5.30pm weekdays.
Release phone: 020 7324 2989 – evenings, weekdays and holidays.
Keeps a list of some of the statutory crisis services in England that accept self-referrals. You can read the list online Go to the website below and click first on ‘Information’, then on ‘Factsheets’. When you see the list of factsheets, scroll down to ‘Crisis services’ and then click on ‘List of crisis services open to self- referrals’. Services in London are listed by borough; services in the rest of England are listed by county and metropolitan area.
Work to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, with a goal of recovering a better quality of life. Rethink provides effective services and support and campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding.
Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm
Hearing Voices Network
Advice and a network of local groups available to people who hear voices, their carers and workers.
Working for mental well-being. Provide a range of services to meet the different needs of people with mental health issues. Use the service locator to find your nearest service.
A support network for people with bipolar disorders.
NHS mental health services
Find local mental health services on the NHS website.
You can also get mental health advice from NHS Choices.
NHS Direct phone: call 111 when you need help fast but it is not a 999 emergency. Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
Provide confidential support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair,
Including those which may lead to suicide. You don’t have to be suicidal to call.
Phone: 116 123 (UK) 24 hours a day, every day of the year
Visit your local Samaritans branch for face-to-face support.
NOTE: all other Advice & Support services can be found on the Synergy website