Explains what mental health problems are, what may cause them, and the many different kinds of help, treatment and support that are available. Also provides guidance on where to find more information, and tips for friends and family.
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
Information and support for people living with a disability.
Information and support for people who hear voices or have other unshared perceptions, including local support 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.
Provides health and social care services for people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems.
This information was published in October 2017. We will revise it in 2020.
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