Information about depression, its symptoms and possible causes, and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips on caring for yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
Depression self-help organisation made up of individuals and local groups.
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.
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).
Offers emotional support and information for anyone affected by mental health problems.
Online mental health community (formerly called Big White Wall). Free in some areas through your GP, employer or university.
Professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Provides online register of psychotherapists offering different talking treatments privately.
This information was published in March 2019. We will revise it in 2022.
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