Mental Health Links and UK Helplines

At Employer Training Solutions, protecting and safeguarding our learners is really important to us.

Please follow any of the links or helplines below if for immediate specialist help relating to your mental health:

  • Anxiety UK

About: Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.

Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 5.30pm)

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

 

  • Bipolar UK

About: A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder

Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

 

  • CALM

About: CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)

Website: www.thecalmzone.net

 

  • Depression Alliance

About: Charity for sufferers of depression. Has a network of self-help groups.

Website: www.depressionalliance.org

  • Men’s Health Forum

About: 24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.

Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

  • Mental Health Foundation

About: Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

 Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

 

  • Mind

About: Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm)

Website: www.mind.org.uk

 

  • No Panic

About: Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.

Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm)

Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

 

  • OCD Action

About: Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.

Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 5pm)

Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

 

  • OCD UK

About: A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.

Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)

Website: www.ocduk.org

 

  • PAPYRUS

About: Young suicide prevention society.

Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Mon to Fri,10am to 5pm & 7 to 10pm. Weekends 2 to 5pm)

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

 

  • Rethink Mental Illness

About: Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.rethink.org

 

  • Samaritans

About: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

 

  • SANE

About: Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

Phone: SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30 to 10.30pm)

Website:Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: http://www.sane.org.uk/textcare

  • YoungMinds

About: Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone:  Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4pm) 

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk