|Please note: this is not an exhaustive list of all the sources of support available for search and rescue service personnel. We encourage you to get in touch with our Infoline to get information about region-specific sources of support, or speak to your occupational health unit to see what's available in your organisation.
Mind Blue Light Infoline
0300 303 5999 (Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm)
The Blue Light Infoline offers confidential, independent and practical support, advice and signposting around mental health and wellbeing. The Infoline is just for emergency service staff, volunteers and their families, to help keep you or those you care about well for work.
Mind Blue Light App
The free Blue Light North East Network App has a mood tracker plus information and advice on how to stay mentally well and look after your wellbeing.
Information, and details of local mindfulness courses and therapists.
Bereavement Advice Centre
0800 634 9494
Support for people who have been bereaved.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
0161 705 4304
Lists accredited therapists.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
01455 883 300
For practitioners in your area.
03444 111 444 (England); 0344 477 2020 (Wales)
Confidential advice on a range of issues.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
020 3178 2199
Register of complementary healthcare practitioners.
Cruse Bereavement Care
0844 477 9400 (national helpline)
Bereavement charity offering online, telephone and face-to-face support.
Information about employment rights and services, and career advice.
Some examples to try. There are many more available.
Chris, PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
24-hour helpline: 116 123
Emotional support for anyone in distress.
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
020 7014 9955
List of registered practitioners.