If you are at all concerned about your health or the health of a friend or relative you can contact your doctor or you may find useful information from one of the sources below.
If you need immediate help:
Samaritans Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts. www.samaritans.org116 123 (free to call from within the UK and Ireland), 24 hours a day Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rethink Mental Illness www.rethink.orgNational Advice Service - 0300 5000 927(Open 10am to 2pm, Monday to Friday) Email email@example.com Support forum: www.rethink.org/talkRethink Mental Illness works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, recover a better quality of life. It provides effective services and support and campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding. (Rethink was formerly called the National Schizophrenia Fellowship)
Sane Saneline - 0845 767 8000 (local rate on BT landlines) Open 6pm - 11pm every day Email firstname.lastname@example.org Support Forum: www.sane.org.uk SANE services provide practical help, emotional support and specialist information to individuals affected by mental health problems, their family, friends and carers.
Find local mental health services on the NHS website. You can also get advice from NHS 111 service.
Mental Health Foundation has lots of information HaveIGotAProblem.com is by the Tasha Foundation and is a free resource about mental health and addiction issues. It has advice and documents on issues including depression, anxiety, self-harm, bipolar, eating disorders and coping.