General Mental Health
Phone: 03444 111 444
Citizen’s Advice provides free, independent information and advice for people on money, legal, consumer, housing and other problems. Its website is searchable for local citizen’s advice bureaus and also has a dedicated web chat service.
Gov.uk is the first point of contact for information on all government services, including money, tax, benefits, disability, employment and carers’ rights.
Health Talk provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people’s real-life experiences.
Men’s Health Forum
Men’s Health Forum provide free, independent health information focusing on male health issues, including particular projects around men’s mental health.
NHS Choices provides a wide range of accessible information on all health related issues, including symptoms, conditions, treatments and local NHS services available. This includes a dedicated section on mental health (under the ‘Live Well’ heading).
Action for Happiness
Action for Happiness is not-for-profit creating a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society, by helping people to take practical action drawing on the latest scientific research. Their vision is a happier world, with fewer people suffering with mental health problems and more people feeling good, functioning well and helping others. Its website provides many resources and evidence-based ideas for actions we can take to feel happier and help to reduce and prevent mental ill health – personally, in our communities, workplaces and schools.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mind lnfoline, see above) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mind provide a wide range of services relating to mental health, including information, support as well as research and campaigning work. The national Mind organisation also acts as an umbrella organisation to many independent local Mind organisations, which provide different services across the country, e.g. therapy services, self-help groups and alternative therapies.
Rethink Mental Illness
Phone: 0121 522 7007 (General enquiries)
Rethink Mental Illness provide a range of support, advice and information services relating to mental illness, as well as conducting national campaigns and research. Rethink runs over 200 mental health services and 150 support groups across England, including therapy services, peer support groups and many more.
Phone: 0203 805 1790 (General enquiries) Email: email@example.com
In addition to running Saneline (see above), Sane also aims to improve the lives of anyone affected by mental illness through campaigning work, research and online support services.
Together for Mental Wellbeing
Phone: 0207 780 7300 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Together is a national charity working alongside people with mental health issues. It provides a range of specialist support services, including peer support services, accommodation based support, criminal justice mental health services and advocacy.