Helpful Organisations and phone lines

Here is a list of useful organisations and phone lines in alphabetical order.
Something missing – get in touch and let me know…

CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably
Tel: 0800 58 58 58
www.thecalmzone.net
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. In 2015, 75% of all UK suicides were male.

CRUSE Bereavement Line
Tel: 0844 477 9400
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
PO Box 800, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2RG
Helpline for bereaved people and those caring for bereaved people.

Depression Alliance
Tel: 0845 123 23 20
www.depressionalliance.org/
20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX
Information, support and understanding for people who suffer with depression, and for relatives who want to help. Self-help groups, information, and raising awareness for depression.

Depression UK
www.depressionuk.org/
C/o Self Help Nottingham, Ormiston House,
32-36 Pelham Street, Nottingham, NG1 2EG
A national mutual support group for people suffering from depression although does not provide a helpline.

MDF: The Bipolar Organisation
Tel: 08456 340 540
www.mdf.org.uk
Castle Works, 21 St. George’s Road, London, SE1 6ES
A user-led charity working to enable people affected by bipolar disorder to take control of their lives.

Mental Health Matters
Tel: 0191 516 3500
www.mentalhealthmatters.com
Avalon House, St Catherines Court, Sunderland Enterprise Park, Sunderland, SR5 3XJ
A national organisation which provides support and information on employment, housing, community support and psychological services.

Mind Infoline
Tel: 0300 123 3393
www.mind.org.uk
15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ
Provides information on a range of topics including types of mental distress, where to get help, drug and alternative treatments and advocacy. Also provides details of help and support for people in their own area. Helpline available Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm.

National Debt Line
Tel: 0808 808 4000
www.nationaldebtline.co.uk
Tricorn House, 51-53 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8TP Help for anyone in debt or concerned they may fall into debt.

NHS Choices – Your health, your choices
www.nhs.uk
Information about conditions, treatments, local services and healthy lives.

NHS Direct
Tel: 0845 46 47
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
Health information and advice.

Rethink
Helpline: 0300 500 0927
www.rethink.org
89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Provides information and a helpline for anyone affected by mental health problems.

Relate
Tel: 0300 100 1234
www.relate.org.uk
Premier House, Carolina Court, Lakeside, Doncaster, DN4 5RA Help with marital or relationship problems.

Samaritans
Tel: 08457 90 90 90
www.samaritans.org
PO Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA
Provides confidential support for anyone in a crisis.

SANELine
Tel: 0845 767 8000
www.sane.org.uk
1st Floor Cityside House, 40 Adler Street, London, E1 1EE
Offers practical information, crisis care and emotional support. Helpline available 6pm – 11pm (local rate).

Young Minds
Tel: 020 7336 8445
48-50 St John Street, London, EC1M 4DG
www.youngminds.org.uk/
A national organisation committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people under 25.

If you know of any others let me know

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