Self-esteem

Explains what self-esteem is, practical tips for improving your self-esteem, and advice on where you can go for support.

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

Do-it

do-it.org
Lists UK volunteering opportunities.

Mind Recovery Net

mindrecoverynet.org.uk
Publishes information on recovery colleges, including a searchable list of providers.

Mind Tools

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

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.

One You

nhs.uk/oneyou
Tips and resources to help improve your health and wellbeing.

Reading Well

reading-well.org.uk
A series of self-help books to help you understand and manage your health and wellbeing.

The Richmond Fellowship

richmondfellowship.org.uk
Mental health charity that champions recovery and social inclusion, including a number of regional services.

Samaritans

116 123
samaritans.org
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
[email protected]
24-hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk.

Time to Change

time-to-change.org.uk (England)
timetochangewales.org.uk (Wales)
National campaign to end stigma and discrimination against people with mental health problems in England and Wales. 

This information was published in January 2019. We will revise it in 2022.

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