Depression, anxiety, obsession and mental health
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927
- Depression Alliance
Charity for sufferers of depression. Has a network of self-help groups.
CALM is The Campaign against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35.
- MDF: the bipolar organisation
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24-hour helpline)
Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness.
Phone: 0845 767 8000 (daily, 6pm-11pm)
SANEmail email: email@example.com
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393
- The Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for everyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544
Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141
Phone: 0845 634 1414
Panic and anxiety
- Panic attacks
Website offering free online course for people who suffer from panic attacks.
Phone: 01273 776 770 (to enrol only)
- No Panic
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
Phone: 0808 808 0545
- Anxiety UK
Charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 08444 775 774
- Panic attacks
Abuse (child, sexual, domestic violence)
Children's charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children
0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
main freephone helpline
0808 802 9999
- Survivors UK
- 0845 122 1201
- on Mondays and Tuesdays between 7pm and 9.30pm or Thursdays between 12pm and 2:30pm.
- Support for men & boys - Rape Crisis
Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling)
- Alcoholics Anonymous
Phone: 0845 769 7555
- Narcotics Anonymous
Phone: 0300 999 1212
- Drug Substence abuse & Addiction
- Gamblers Anonymous
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous,
or S.L.A.A., is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented Fellowship.
Crime & JusticeJustice - Advancing access to justice, human rights and the rule of law
Friend's of the Earth
Rights & Justice Centre
Offers free legal support, helping communities and other campaign groups protect their environment. Contact our advice line free on 0808 801 0405 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
GOV.UK - Guide to Probation
Guide to Probation, Overview
[helps] people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
Advice by phone is available from all Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB):
for England call 08444 111 444 or check your local bureau's contact details via the CAB website. www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Find your local helpline at:
- Victim Support
Phone: 0845 30 30 900
- Alzheimer's Society
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0845 300 0336
- Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0300 333 1111
- Family Lives
Phone: 0808 800 2222
Phone: 0300 100 1234 (for information on their services)