Your Health Resources

Your Health - National and Local Health Resources

Category: Mental Health

Return to the Categories Index


British Institute of Learning Disabilities

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities is working to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability.

Web:www.bild.org.uk
Telephone:01562 723 010
Fax:01562 723 029
Email:enquiries@bild.org.uk

To Top

MENCAP

MENCAP

Mencap provides a variety of services for people with a learning disability and their families and carers. This includes support with housing, education, employment and leisure activities.

Web:www.mencap.org.uk
Telephone:020 7454 0454
Fax:020 7696 5540
Email:information@mencap.org.uk

To Top

Rethink

Rethink

Rethink are dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by severe mental illness, whether they have a condition themselves, care for others who do, or are professionals or volunteers working in the mental health field.

Web:www.rethink.org
Telephone:0121 522 7007
HelpLine:0300 5000 927 (open 10am to 2pm, Mon to Fri)
Email:n/a

To Top

SAMH - Scottish Association for Mental Health

SAMH currently operates over 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services, among others.

Web:www.samh.org.uk
Telephone:n/a
Email:n/a

To Top

SaneLine

SaneLine

SANELINE was established in 1992 as the first national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems. The service is open from 12 noon until 2am and receives tens of thousands of calls every year from service users, family members, carers and health professionals.

Web:www.sane.org.uk
Telephone:01625 429 050
HelpLine:0845 767 8000 (Midday – 2am, 7 Days)
Fax:01625 424 975
Email:macclesfield@sane.org.uk

To Top

The Association for Post Natal Illness

The Association for Post Natal Illness

Provides support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness. Increase public awareness of the illness. Encourages research into its cause and nature

Web:apni.org
Telephone:020 7386 0868
Fax:020 7386 8885
Email:n/a

To Top

The Samaritans

The Samaritans

The Samaritans is a registered charity based in the UK and Republic of Ireland that provides confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing; and that increases public awareness of issues around suicide and depression.

Web:www.samaritans.org
Telephone:116 123
Email:jo@samaritans.org

To Top

YoungMinds

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people. They provide :-
(1) Free, confidential information and advice for any adult with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.
(2) Leaflets and booklets help young people, parents and professionals to understand when a young person feels troubled and where to find help.
(3) Seminars and training increase professional understanding of children's mental health and improve joint working based on good practice and research.

Web:youngminds.org.uk
Telephone:020 7089 5050
HelpLine:0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4pm)
Email:enquiries@youngminds.org.uk

Return to the Categories Index