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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

  • Mind's helplines provide information and support by phone and email.
  • Local Minds offer face-to-face services across England and Wales. These services include talking therapies, peer support and advocacy.
  • Side by Side is 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
[email protected]
napac.org.uk
Supports adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Offers a helpline, email support and local 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 (freephone)
[email protected]
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
samaritans.org

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).

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. The campaign for England ended in 2021, but its resources are still available online.

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

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