Directory

A curated list of support networks for you and your loved ones to help with whatever challenge you're facing.

  • Pandas

    Supports and advises on perinatal mental illness.

    Phone: 0843 28 98 401 (9am-8pm daily)

    Website: www.pandasfoundation.org.uk

  • Rethink Mental Illness

    Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

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

    Website: www.rethink.org

  • Black Mental Health UK

    A community based, black led, human rights campaigns group.

    Website: www.blackmentalhealth.org.uk

  • Mental Health Foundation

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

    Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

  • Mind

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

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

    Website: www.mind.org.uk

  • Samaritans

    Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

    Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

    Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

  • Sane

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

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

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

    Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum

    Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

  • YoungMinds

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

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

    Website: www.youngminds.org.uk


  • PTSD UK

    Dedicated to raising awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder.

    Website: www.ptsduk.org

  • The National Suicide Prevention Alliance

    Coalition committed to reducing the number of suicides in England and improving support for those bereaved or affected by suicide.

    Website: www.nspa.org.uk