FURTHER SUPPORT WITH MENTAL HEALTH
Sometimes you might need further support and advice. Here are some additional options:
SHOUT FOR HELP
A text service for if you’re experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support, text Shout to 85258.
They will always try to respond to texters as quickly as possible, however they do advise that responses will be longer at times of high demand. If you are at imminent risk call 999. Discover more here: www.giveusashout.org/get-help.
Samaritans is available round the clock, every single day of the year.
It provides a safe place for anyone struggling to cope, whoever they are, however they feel, whatever life has done to them. Call 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline) or find out more here: www.samaritans.org.
Anxiety UK is a charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition. Discover more here: www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Phone: 08444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm).
Mind.org.Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems. Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm).
A really useful list of further advice and support can be found here on the Mind website.
The NHS has a large amount of information on mental well-being and lots of tools on how to identify and self-help.
EVERY MIND MATTERS
The Every Mind Matters section of the NHS’s website offers expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and well-being.
This Bullying UK website covers every stage of bullying and all ages that it affects.
REHAB 4 ADDICTION
This helpful website covers all forms of addiction and offers support.
BEAT EATING DISORDERS
This website covers all forms of eating disorders which are complex mental illnesses.
Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, they’re here for you online or at the end of a ‘phone. Call free on 0800 1111.
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support with the Admiral Nurse service. Help us make care available to all families affected by Dementia.
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. They campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.
The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.