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How to cope with anger

Explains anger, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support. Also includes advice for friends and family.

Mind's services

  • Mind's helplines provide information and support by phone and email.
  • Local Minds offer face-to-face services across England and Wales. These services include talking therapies, peer support and advocacy.
  • Side by Side is our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

0800 9177 650
[email protected] (email helpline)
alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Help and support for anyone with alcohol problems.

Beat

0808 801 0677 (adult helpline)
0808 801 0711 (youthline)
0808 801 0811 (studentline)
beateatingdisorders.org.uk
Offers information and advice on eating disorders, and runs a supportive online community. Also provides a directory of support services at HelpFinder.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

bacp.co.uk
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.

Cruse Bereavement Care

0808 808 1677
cruse.org.uk
Information and support after a bereavement.

Galop

0207 704 2040 (LGBT+ hate crime helpline)
0800 999 5428 (National LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline)
[email protected]
galop.org.uk
Provides helplines and other support for LGBTIQ+ adults and young people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse.

Men's Advice Line

0808 801 0327
mensadviceline.org.uk
Confidential advice and support for men who have experienced domestic violence and abuse by a current or ex-partner or family member.

Mind Tools

mindtools.com
Tips and articles on personal effectiveness, management and leadership.

Moodjuice

moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk
Online self-help guides on topics including depression, anxiety and stress.

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

0808 2000 247
nationaldahelpline.org.uk
Free 24-hour helpline for women who have experienced domestic abuse and violence, with all female advisors. Also offers a live chat and can help to find refuge accommodation. Run by the domestic violence charity Refuge.

National Self Harm Network (NSHN)

nshn.co.uk
Survivor-led online support forum for people who self-harm, their friends and families.

Refuge

0808 2000 247
refuge.org.uk
Support, information and advocacy for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse.

Respect

respect.uk.net
Information and support for people who are worried about their violent or aggressive behaviour towards loved ones, and for male victims of domestic abuse.

Samaritans

116 123 (freephone)
[email protected]
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
samaritans.org

Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).

Turning Point

turning-point.co.uk
Health and social care services in England for people with a learning disability. Also supports people with mental health problems, drug and alcohol abuse or unemployment.

Welsh Women's Aid

0808 80 10 800 (Live Fear Free Helpline)
welshwomensaid.org.uk
Information and support for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, including a directory of local services.

Women's Aid (England)

Women's Aid Live Chat support
womensaid.org.uk
Information and support for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, including support by live chat, a directory of local services and a forum.

This information was published in July 2018. We will revise it in 2021.

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