Mental health

Talking it over with someone

If you are looking for information or support for your personal mental health needs, the organisations below may be able to help.

We provide this list for your convenience. We do not recommend or endorse individual organisations.

Support Organisation Description
Ageing Age UK Offers information, advice, services, products, training and research to improve later life for everyone.
Alcohol Alcoholics Anonymous Advice and information for recovering alcoholics.
Alcohol Drinkaware – alcohol support services Information about alcohol and local services that can help.
Arthritis Versus Arthritis Advisers who bring all the information and advice about arthritis into one place to provide tailored support for you.
Autism The National Autistic Society Provides individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services.
Bereavement Cruse Bereavement Care Offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.
Bereavement Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service (JBCS) Professional, skilled and confidential bereavement counselling available to everyone in the Jewish Community.
Bipolar MDF: The Bipolar Organisation Offers support for individuals with the condition, their families and carers, working to enable people affected by bipolar to take control of their lives.
Cancer Macmillan Cancer Support Practical, medical and financial support.
Counselling The British Association for Counselling (BACP) A comprehensive website for all types of counselling services.
Counselling The National Counselling Society Provides counselling in the UK.
Crime Victim Support Provides confidential support and information to victims of crime and to witnesses attending court.
Deafblind Deafblind UK Specialist services and support for deafblind people.
Deafblind Sense Support for children and adults who are deafblind
Debt National Debt Line Free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
Dementia Admiral Nursing DIRECT Practical advice and emotional support to people affected by dementia.
Dementia Alzheimers Society Raising awareness and responding effectively to the needs of people with dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and their carers.
Depression Depression Alliance Provides a network of self-help groups for sufferers of depression.
Diabetes Diabetes UK Works for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.
Domestic abuse National Domestic Violence Helpline Support, advice and accommodation for people that have been affected by domestic violence and abuse.
Down's Syndrome Down's Syndrome Association Provides information and support for people living with Down's Syndrome and for families and carers.
Drugs Talk to Frank Information about drugs.
Hate crime Stop Hate UK Provides independent and confidential support to people affected by hate crime.
Hearing loss Action on Hearing Loss Provides support and advice for people with hearing loss and tinnitus.
HIV and sexual health Terrence Higgins Trust Information, support and advice on HIV and sexual health.
Incontinence Bladder and Bowel Foundation Information and support for all types of bladder and bowel related problems.
Learning disability Mencap Works with and for people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans (LGBT) LGBT Foundation Provides a wide range of information, advice and support.
Mental health Chinese Mental Health Association Provides a wide range of services for Chinese people who suffer from mental health related issues and problems.
Mental health Nafsiyat – Intercultural Therapy Centre Offering intercultural therapy in over 20 languages to people from diverse cultural communities.
Mental health Rethink Mental Illness Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Mental health Saneline National helpline providing information and support for anyone affected by mental health problems, including families and carers.
Mental health The Mental Health Foundation Information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Motor Neurone Disease Association Providing support to people with MND, their families and carers.
Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Society Information and advice about multiple sclerosis.
Parkinson's Parkinson's UK Provides expert information and support through a helpline, local advisers and employment and benefits advisers.
Sight loss Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Charity offering information, support and advice to anyone with sight loss.
Young people YoungMinds Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.