Depression/Anxiety/Feeling low

There are times when most people feel a bit low, anxious or depressed. Much of the time medication is not always the best option. Below are some useful websites and apps which you may find helpful. 

MIND Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem or

Samaritans 24/7 helpline offering a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind or freephone 116 123

SilverCloud Offers free, online therapy for people aged 16 and over experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, depression or stress

SANE Working to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness

Living Life to the Full Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resilience

Frazzled Cafe A supportive online community where you can talk in a safe, non-judgemental space about what's really going on for you

Andy's Man Club Talking groups for men #ITSOKAYTOTALK

ChildLine A free, confidential service to help anyone under 19 with any issue they're going through of Freephone 0800 1111

YoungMinds Providing young people with tools to look after their mental health, and empowering adults to support them

CombinedMinds To help friends and families support young people with their mental health

Beat Offers support if you or someone you love is suffering with an eating disorder

CalmHarm To help you resist or manage the urge to self harm (or download from Google Play or The App Store)

ClearFear To help you learn to reduce physical responses to threat as well as changing thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions

Feeling Good Designed to help you build confidence, energy and a positive mindset

AM Mindfulness To help you manage your stress through mindfulness (3 week free trial)

HeadSpace To improve health and happiness through meditation (free trial)

Calm Sleep more, stress less, live better (free trial)

No Panic Self-help recovery helping people to develop the skills they need to manage their condition and work towards recovery

Anxiety UK An extensive range of expert help to support you to control your anxiety rather than letting it control you

Worry Tree Take control of your worries, control your thoughts, feel better

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) Free and confidential helpline for anyone who needs to talk about life's problems 

New Pathways Rape crisis and sexual abuse support services

CRUSE Help and support for people after the death of someone close or call 0808 808 1677

SANDS Provides bereavement support services for anyone affected by the death of a baby

Grief Encounter Supporting bereaved children and young people

WAY Widowed & Young Peer-to-peer support group for people under 50 whose partner has died

Winston's Wish Provides emotional and practical support to children and young people after the death of a parent

PAPYRUS Provide confidential advice and support to young people (under 35) struggling with thoughts of suicide of freephone

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) A safe, confidential environment for people to share their experiences and gain support

Support After Suicide Partnership Offer timely and appropriate support to people bereaved by suicide

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