Useful Links

The internet is a great source of information on mental health issues and you might find some tips and ideas on how you can help yourself or to better understand your problem.

The charity Mind has some useful information and offers support for all sorts of problems.

The NHS Live Well Mental Health page has information on where and how to access support for your particular problem as well as information on all kinds of health issues, both physical and mental health.

Help Guide offers information on a range of issues, including anxiety, abuse, grief and bereavement and depression of all types including Post Natal Depression, Bipolar and Teen Depression.

If you suffer with anxiety then Anxiety UK has information about this range of problems.

Cruse offers help, support and information on grief and bereavement.

B-Eat are an organisation offering information, help and support for eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia

Self gives you the facts and myths about self-harm, can help you stay safe and you can also ask questions anonymously.

Aquarius, based in Birmingham, can help individuals and families to overcome addiction problems caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling.

For relationship problems and marriage counselling, Relate offer the opportunity for Live Chat, Telephone or Email counselling.  They also offer support for same sex relationships and sexual problems as well as separation, divorce and family problems.

If you are struggling with family problems and need some support Family Lives offers parenting and family support including a Help Line.

For children and young people Kooth offers anonymous online counselling and support for all kinds of problems including self-harm, relationships, bullying, identity, confidence and self-esteem.

Childline 0800 111 is available for children and young people and is available 24 hours a day and calls are free of charge.  There is a wealth of information on their website for all kinds of issues which affect young people.

The Samaritans are at the end of the phone 24 hours a day 365 days a year to offer confidential emotional support for people experiencing distress including suicidal thoughts.  Call 08457 90 90 90 (charges apply).