Seeking help for a mental health problem
A guide to taking the first steps, making empowered decisions and getting the right support for you.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
Information about people's experiences of mental health problems and treatments, including audio and videos.
Hub of Hope
UK-wide mental health service database. Lets you search for local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support. You can filter results to find specific kinds of support.
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.
Offers information about healthcare. Has a directory of health professionals, including information about private healthcare and professional qualifications.
General Medical Council (GMC)
Helps to protect patients and support doctors, and maintains a register of licensed doctors.
Certification programme for all organisations who produce healthcare information for the public.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
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