You may have reached this page because you need help as you are currently having a difficult time. There is always someone who can help you, here are some ideas of where to start.
If you’re having a crisis, here are some ideas:
Contact your GP
Out of hours contacts – NHS: 111
Get fast access to talking therapies - refer yourself directly without a GP referral here.
City residents only – 24-hour Mental Health Crisis Helpline: 0208 432 8020
Samaritans - 24-hour confidential support for anyone experiencing distress or despair
Hub of Hope - search by postcode and find mental health support near you
If you are unable to keep yourself safe, please call an ambulance or the police. Alternatively, you can go yourselves to A&E and ask to speak to someone from the Psychiatric Liaison Team.
Useful Mental Health Websites:
Anxiety UK - support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Bipolar UK - helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Business Healthy - library of useful links, reports, infographics and other media related to workplace health and wellbeing
CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35.
Depression Alliance - if you suffer from depression, you can access a network of self-help groups here.
Institute of Directors – mental health hub to help business leaders promote and nurture good mental health in the workplace
Men's Health Forum - 24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Mental Health Foundation - information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Mind promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
No Panic - charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
OCD Action - support for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Includes information on treatment and online resources.
OCD UK - a charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Royal College of Psychiatrists - researched information and advice to the public
Rethink Mental Illness support and advice for people living with mental illness.
SANE - emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Welldoing is an independent psychotherapist and counsellor directory, filled with easy-to-follow information about mental health and wellbeing.
Living Life To The Full free online courses covering low mood and stress and all the common linked problems this causes
Down Your Drink helping you make decisions about your drinking
Mood Gym a free interactive, self-help program that provides cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) to help users prevent and cope with depression.
Rehab Recovery a free information service to help people who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction, and who may need alcohol rehab assistance.
Ocean Recovery Centre a useful guide explaining the link between addiction and anxiety.