Other support services

Please find below a list of useful resources that can be found elsewhere online.

Anxiety UK

Works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy.

BACP Find a Therapist Directory

Find out more about counselling services in your area via the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Beat Eating Disorders

Beat provides Helplines for adults and young people offering support and information about eating disorders. These Helplines are free to call from all phones. Helpline: 0808 801 0677 Studentline: 0808 801 0811 Youthline: 0808 801 0711 

Carers Trust

Support for carers to find carer support and replacement care services near you.

Centre for Mental Health

Supporting those with mental health issues due to dicrimination, exclusion, poverty and racism: a call to action.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse offers telephone, email and website support. They have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website (hopeagain.org.uk) specifically for children and young people. Their services are provided by a network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free. 

Mental Health at Work

Resources and toolkits to support positive mental health at work.

Mental Health Foundation

“Prevention is at the heart of what we do. Our vision is good mental health for all.  Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health. “

Mind Infoline

The Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday) or text 86463 Email: info@mind.org.uk Website: www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines

National Bereavement Service

Free helpline 0800 0246 121 connecting people to straightforward information and guidance about all aspects of bereavement. They provide people with answers to their questions or concerns so they are clear on the way forward through this difficult time in their life.

NHS Practitioner Health: Events Calendar

A calendar of upcoming wellbeing events, including webinars, meetings, podcasts and more. All events are available freely to NHS staff, and are delivered by experts in their field. 

PANDAS Foundation

PANDAS Foundation vision is to support every individual with pre (antenatal), postnatal depression or postnatal psychosis in England, Wales and Scotland. We campaign to raise awareness and remove the stigma. We provide our PANDAS Help Line, Support Groups offer online advice to all and much more. 

Refuge: National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Helpline for female victims of DV – Telephone: 0808 2000 247


Providing highly trained counsellors to support relationships via telephone and webcam counselling, and WebChat services. 

Samaritans Keyworker Helpline

Helpline: 0300 131 7000 The Samaritans are offering a dedicated NHS keyworker helpline to provide confidential, non-judgmental support. It is free to access from 7:00am to 11:00pm, seven days a week. NHS staff can talk to volunteers about anything that’s troubling them. Alternatively, you can text FRONTLINE to 85258 for support 24/7 via text.


Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text: 85258, Website: https://www.giveusashout.org/

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline

A safe space offering resources, online support and referral services for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender, identity, sexual health and emotional wellbeing. 


Supporting people with mental health issues through mental health services.

Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid Live Chat is open from Monday to Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm, and on weekends, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm. This could be a safer way to access some support; particularly if an abuser might also be in the property so it would be unsafe to make a telephone call.


Information and advice for anyone with concerns about the mental health of child or young person.