Mental Health Resources

Our resources page will help you to:

  • find a counsellor in your area
  • learn more about counselling and therapies
  • find other charities and organisations who work to promote good mental health and emotional wellbeing.
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Helpline numbers over Christmas and the New Year period

If you are in need of extra support over Christmas and New Year, there are organisations running helplines where people will listen, and do whatever they can to lift you up.

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BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

The professional association for members of the counselling professions in the UK.

Visit the BACP website

UKCP - UK Council for Psychotherapists

The leading organisation for the education, training, accreditation and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors in the UK.

Visit the UKCP website

Counselling Directory

Find professional counsellors and therapists in addition to support in improving mental health.

Visit the Counselling Directory website

Charities and Organisations For Mental Health



Charity providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They also campaign to improve services, raise mental health awareness and promote understanding.

Visit the Mind website


Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.

Call the Samaritans on 116 123, free to call, 24 hours

Email , it may take several days to get a response

Visit Samaritans website

CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is a charity who are leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.

They offer a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems.

Call on 0800 58 58 58, 5pm - midnight 365 days a year

Webchat, 5pm - midnight every day (accessible from their website)

Visit CALM website

Connect With Others To Combat Loneliness And Improve Emotional Wellbeing


Disability Match

Dating website for UK disabled singles

Visit Disability Match website

Books on Mental Health and Wellbeing


It's Not OK to Feel Blue (and other lies)

Released in October 2019, Scarlett Curtis (who also curated the book Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies)) brings together high profile people to tell their personal stories about mental health and the stigma around the issue.

This can be ordered online at a wide range of retailers.