For those in need of help and support
There are a number of organisations that offer help and support to those with mental health problems – if this is you, then please get in touch. Here are a selection of links that may be of help:
CALM , the Campaign Against Living Miserably, is an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide in the UK. CALM offers a free, confidential helpline every day of the week.
0800 58 5858 (national)
0808 802 5858 (London) (7 days a week, 5pm-midnight)
Mind , provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Mind InfoLine: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
MHF , the Mental Health Foundation, help people to survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems. They do this by:
- carrying out research
- developing practical solutions for better mental health services
- campaigning to reduce stigma and discrimination
SANE is a UK-wide charity working to improve quality of life for people affected by mental illness. SANE has three main objectives:
- to raise awareness and combat stigma
- to provide care and emotional support
- to initiate research
Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you.
08457 909090 (UK)