Mental Health Resources in the UK
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Here, you'll find a curated list of key charities, National Health Service (NHS) links, online platforms, helplines, and local services that offer support, guidance, and resources for individuals of all ages dealing with mental health challenges.
Mental Health Resources for Adults
Charities and Organisations
Mind - Providing advice and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Samaritans - Offering emotional support to anyone in distress or struggling to cope.
Rethink Mental Illness - Supporting individuals affected by severe mental illness.
Movember - has guidance on how to start conversations with men who are struggling
NHS Mental Health Services
NHS Every Mind Matters - Providing practical tips and expert advice for maintaining mental health.
NHS Mental Health Services - Offering information about different mental health services available on the NHS.
Online Support and Helplines
Big White Wall - An online community for individuals to share their thoughts and feelings, moderated by mental health professionals.
NHS 111 - For non-emergency medical help, including mental health concerns.
Samaritans - Confidential support available 24/7 for those struggling to cope.
Phone: 116 123
Mental Health Resources for Children and Young People
Helplines for Children and Young People
Childline - A helpline providing support and guidance for children and young people up to the age of 19.
Phone: 0800 1111
NSPCC Childline - Offers advice and resources on supporting children's mental health and well-being.
Online Support and Platforms for Children's Mental Health
Kooth - An online mental health platform offering support, advice, and chat services for children and young people.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) - Provides assessment and support for children and young people with emotional, behavioral, and mental health difficulties.
Support for Parents and Caregivers
Family Lives - Offers support and advice to parents and caregivers facing challenges with children's mental health.
In case of immediate crisis, please dial 999 or visit your nearest Accident & Emergency (A&E) department.