Information and Support: Mental health
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by mental health issues, the following organisations may be able to help.
Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Foundation provides a guide to Mental Health problems, topical issues and treatment options via their website.
Mind provides advice and support on a range of topics including types of mental health problem, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am - 6pm)
YoungMinds offers information, support and advice for children and young people.
Help for concerned parents of those under 25 is offered by phone.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Mon–Fri 9.30am-4pm)
Inspire (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health) provides local services to support the mental health and wellbeing of people across Northern Ireland.
Phone: 028 9032 8474
SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) can provide general mental health information and signpost you to your local services.
Phone: 0141 530 1000 (Mon-Fri 9 – 5)
Visit the SAMH website
SANE provides confidential emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness. It also provides a resource for anyone affected by suicide.
Phone: 0300 304 7000 (4.30 - 10.30pm daily)
Community Advice & Listening Line
Community Advice & Listening Line offers emotional support and information on mental health and related matters to people in Wales.
Phone: 0800 132 737 (24/7) or text "help" to 81066
Rethink Mental Illness
Rethink Mental Illness advice offers practical help and information for anyone affected by mental illness on a wide range of topics such as The Mental Health Act, living with mental illness, medication and care.
Phone 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri 9.30am-4pm)
Visit the Rethink Mental Illness website for advice and information