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Where can you find additional mental health support?

Counselling Directory

Database of UK counsellors, with information on training, experience and fees.
www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Maytree

A sanctuary for the suicidal: a place where, during a brief stay, a person will find the support that can alleviate despair and isolation. Tel: 020 7263 7070
www.maytree.org.uk

Mental Health Care

Comprehensive information about mental illnesses. Tel: 020 7263 7070
www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk

Mental Health Forum

UK's largest mental health online forum.
www.mentalhealthforum.net

Mental Health Foundation

Uses research and practical projects to help people survive, recover from and avert mental health problems. Tel: 020 7803 1101 Email: mhf@mhf.org.uk (opens in new window)
www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation Scotland

Uses research and practical projects to help people survive, recover from and avert mental health problems. Tel: 0141 572 0125 Email: scotland@mhf.org.uk (opens in new window)
www.mentalhealth.org.uk/about-us/scotland

Mind

Offers many services including helplines, drop-in centres, supported housing, counselling, befriending, advocacy, employment and training. Information line: 0845 766 0163 Email: contact@mind.org.uk (opens in new window)
www.mind.org.uk

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

Offers acessible information on NICE mental health guidelines. Information line: 0 207 977 6677 Email: info@nccmh.org.uk (opens in new window)
www.nccmh.org.uk

NHS Depression support groups

Learn to Cope with Depression.
www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/depression-help-groups.aspx

PsychNet-UK

Mental health and psychology directory. Helpline: 0845 122 8622
www.psychnet-uk.com

Rethink

Support and advice for everyone affected by severe mental illness. General enquiries & Advice service: 0300 5000 927 Email: info@rethink.org (opens in new window)
www.rethink.org

Samaritans

Provides 24-hour, confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing. UK helpline: 0845 790 9090 ROI helpline: 1850 609 090 Email: jo@samaritans.org (opens in new window)
www.samaritans.org.uk

Sane

Offers information, crisis care and emotional support. Helpline: 0845 767 8000 Email: info@sane.org.uk (opens in new window)
www.sane.org.uk

Time to Change

England's most ambitious programme to end discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems.
www.time-to-change.org.uk