Peer support for young African and Caribbean men.
Action for Communities in Rural England (ACRE)
Providing information and signposting on a range of issues for people living in rural communities in England.
0800 169 2081
Support, help and information for older people.
0844 477 5774
Support, help and information for people experiencing anxiety.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Search for accredited therapists in your area.
adult helpline: 0345 634 1414
youthline: 0345 634 7650
Information on eating disorders, online community and a directory of support services at helpfinder.b-eat.co.uk
Big White Wall
Online community for adults experiencing emotional or psychological distress. It is free to use in many areas if you live in the UK, if you're a student, or if you have a referral from your GP.
0333 323 3880
Support for people experiencing bipolar disorder, their families and friends. Support groups, telephone mentoring and online support available.
Chinese Mental Health Association
Support for Chinese people experiencing mental health problems.
A supportive online community for people experiencing a mental health problem.
Farming Community Network
03000 111 999
Support on a range of issues for people in the farming community.
Friends in Need
A site for people affected by depression to meet online and in their local area.
Hearing Voices Network
0114 271 8210
Information and support for people who hear voices or have other unusual perceptions.
freephone: 0800 068 63 68
Local support networks for families with young children.
Switchboard LGBT+ helpline
0300 330 0630
Information and support for LGBT people.
Mental Health Foundation
020 7803 1100
Research and information for people with mental health problems, including Standing Together, a peer support project for older people.
A mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people. Based in Brighton and Hove, they provide local services as well as online support that can be accessed nationally.
The Sharan Project
0844 504 3231
An organisation for Asian women, includes a community forum.
Southall Black Sisters
Information and advice on a range of issues, by and for women from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
08000 50 20 20
Help and advice for LGBT people on a range of issues.
The UK's student mental health charity.
0808 808 4994
Online guide to life for 16-25 year olds. Straight-talking emotional support is available 24 hours a day. Chat about any issue on moderated discussion boards and in a live chat room.
Information for both parents and young people.
This information was published in June 2016. We will revise it in 2019.