Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
Information about local NHS therapy and counselling services, which you can often self-refer to (England only).
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
Provides information, support and advice for those with panic disorder, anxiety, phobias or OCD, including a forum and chat room.
116 123 (freephone)
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
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).
Provides self-help therapy groups and support for those with OCD, phobias and related anxiety disorders.
This information was published in February 2021. We will revise it in 2024.
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