Mental Health Resources

Useful links and resources for mental health

NHS

NHS MoodZone

Mood Self assessment quiz

MHFA England

Rethink Mental Illness Leading national mental health charity. Excellent website with lots of resources and information on conditions etc. Contact them through their website for local help and support available. They also have a general Information and advice line – 9.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. phone: 0808 801 0525 email: advice@rethink.org

Mind Leading UK mental health charity. Excellent website full of resources. Contact your local Mind as they will be one of the best places to find support and local resources to help. Contact National Mind’s Infoline (information and signposting) phone: 0300 123 3393 email: info@mind.org.uk

Hub of Hope The UK’s leading mental health support database

Suicide

The Listening Place Provides free, face-to-face, ongoing support, by appointment, for those who feel that life is no longer worth living. phone: 0203 906 7676 email: referrals@listeningplace.org.uk

Give us a Shout Text message based crises support for young people (no age restrictions) or text AFC to 85258

Samaritans Crises help and support. phone: 116 123 email: jo@samaritans.org

Anxiety

Anxiety UK National Anxiety Charity

Depression

Royal College Psychiatrists

Recovery

Wellness Recovery Action Plan: Adult (thanks to Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS trust)

My YouTube Channel I have some relaxation, breathing techniques, self massage, yoga nidra (excellent guided relaxation) and yoga for stress videos on my youtube channel

Useful links and resources for young people’s mental health

Online or phone support for young people

Kooth Online counselling and support for young people (you need to live in a borough that has subscribed to service to access this).

Give us a Shout Text message based crises support for young people (no age restrictions) or text AFC to 85258

The Mix Online counselling, text or phone-based support, advice and supportive chat rooms for 11-25 year olds. phone: 0808 808 4994

Childline Web-based and telephone support for under 18 year olds. phone: 0800 1111 

Hopeline Helpline for young people experiencing crises and/or suicidal thoughts. phone: 0800 068 4141 

Samaritans Crises help and support. phone: 116 123 email: jo@samaritans.org

Information and wellbeing tips for young people

On My Mind (Anna Freud Centre)

The Mix

Young Minds

Childline

Papyrus

Mind

Samaritans

Young Minds Medications Information

Information for parents

Young Minds Parent Line

Charlie Waller

BBC Bitesize

Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families

Families Under Pressure

Parenting Mental Health They have a very supportive facebook group