A-Z List of organisations for Mental Health
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Young suicide prevention society.
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Telephone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Abuse (child, sexual, domestic violence)
Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
A free self-help group. Its “12 step” programme involves getting sober with the help of regular face-to-face and online support groups.
Al-Anon is a free self-help “12 step” group for anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else’s drinking.
A free confidential helpline for people worried about their own or someone else’s drinking.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm)
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
National Association for Children of Alcoholics offers free confidential advice and information to everyone affected by a parent’s drinking including children, adults and professionals.
SMART Recovery UK
SMART Recovery UK face-to-face and online groups help people decide whether they have a problem with alcohol and drugs, build up their motivation to change, and offer a set of proven tools and techniques to support recovery.
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.