Psychology Patient

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Worldwide Directory

Checkpoint

Emergency/Useful MH Contacts

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Text 85258
Samaritans

116 123

HopeLine UK

HelpLines Partnership

Emergency Services: 999


ROI

116 123
Samaritans

0808 808 8000
Lifeline

Addiction

Talk to Frank 
The Lows The Highs, And Everything In Between. Friendly, confidential drugs advice
Addaction 
Addaction is one of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities
Action on Addiction 
We are the only charity working across the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education, support for families and children and campaigns.
Addiction Recovery Agency 
experienced in providing services to people with drug, alcohol or gambling problems. All our services offer the best opportunity to progress towards abstinence and to maintain recovery from addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling.
GamCare 
GamCare’s staff are dedicated and experienced professionals, helping problem gamblers and their friends and families.
Recovery.org
Our mission at Recovery.org is to connect people and their families with the information and resources to help them recover from substance abuse and behavioral disorders.

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ADD/ADHD

ADDIS

http://www.addiss.co.uk/

ADHD Foundation

The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity is an integrated health and education service offering a unique lifespan.

UKAAN

The UK Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN) was established in March 2009 to provide support, education, research and training for mental health professionals working with adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 

UKAP

We aim to support clinicians and allied professionals to identify and meet the needs of children and young people affected by this disorder. 

Anxiety

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national registered charity formed in 1970, by Katharine and Harold Fisher, for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression.

Since then, we’ve become a nationwide organisation but we still have the same basic aims. Whether you have anxiety, stress, anxiety-based depression or a phobia that’s affecting your daily life, we’re here to help you. And we’re fully supported by an expert team of medical advisors.

No Panic

No Panic is a charity helping/supporting people who live with panic attacks, phobia's, OCD & other anxiety related disorders.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar UK 
Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.

Bipolar Scotland

Support for all those affected by bipolar disorder.


Depression

Samaritans UK & ROI 

Samaritans works to make sure there's always someone there for anyone who needs someone. Read more.
Papyrus 
PAPYRUS exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide.
Depression UK 
Depression UK is a National Self-Help Organisation that helps people cope with their depression. The charity is run by a team of 15 or more volunteers who welcome you to join us.

Eating Disorders

Beat 
We are Beat, the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape

Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC)

Advice and support for anyone affected by eating problems.

Overeaters Anonymous Great Britain

Local support groups for people with eating problems.

PTSD/Trauma

Victim Support 
Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. We were set up 40 years ago and have grown to become the oldest and largest victims’ organisation in the world.

Combat Stress

Treatment and support for armed forces veterans.

PTSD Resolution

Helps veterans, reservists and their families with trauma and distress.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

A charity supporting adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Provides a support line and local support services.

The Survivors Trust

Lists local specialist services for survivors of sexual violence, including advocates and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs).

Birth Trauma Association

Support for anyone affected by birth trauma, including partners.

Sexuality & Gender

The Lesbian and Gay Switchboard 
Provides information, support and referral services

Mermaids

Mermaids works with young people who feel at odds with the gender they have been assigned. They also work with parents and carers of young people going through these feelings. 

Mindline Trans+

UK-wide helpline run by and for trans, non-binary, gender-diverse and gender-fluid people. They offer a confidential and non-judgemental listening service.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence run projects for young people who identify as trans. Their Knowledge is Power resource is a great place to start educating yourself about trans people and trans issues.

LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation have lots of advice on lots of different topics. This is the main section of their website dedicated to sexual health, but further info is available throughout the site.

General Mental Health

Mental Health Foundation 
Improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning difficulties.
Together 
Supports people through mental health services.
The Centre for Mental Health 
Working to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems.
Time to Change 
Led by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness we’re England’s biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.
Rethink Mental Illness 
Since 1972 we have been challenging attitudes and changing lives, helping people living with conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and more to recover a better quality of life. – Contact details for local services and support groups

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