for better mental health

Personality disorders

Explains personality disorders, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

Mind's services

  • Helplines – our Infolines provide information and support by phone, email and text.
  • Local Minds – provide face-to-face services, such as talking therapies, peer support and advocacy, across England and Wales.
  • Elefriends – our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities

therapeuticcommunities.org
Online directory of therapeutic communities across the UK.

FRANK

0300 123 6600
talktofrank.com
Confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

0808 801 0331
napac.org.uk
A charity supporting adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Provides a support line and local support services.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

nice.org.uk
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.

NHS UK

nhs.uk
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.

The Prison Reform Trust

0808 802 0060 (Prisoners helpline)
prisonreformtrust.org.uk

Charity working to create a just, humane and effective penal system.

This information was published in January 2020. We will revise it in 2023.

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