Mental Health Organisations
Addaction are one of the UK's leading drug, alcohol and mental health charities. They believe everyone can change. Get info or advice from one of their trained advisors.
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.
|Telephone:||01562 723 010|
|Fax:||01562 723 029|
Combat Stress is the UK's leading mental health charity for veterans. They provide free specialised clinical treatment and support to ex-servicemen and women across the UK with mental health conditions. Combat Stress has a strategic partnership with the MOD and the Department of Health.
|HelpLine:||0800 138 1619|
Expert Patients Programme (Merton)
The Merton Expert Patients Programme is a free, self-management course that supports people living with, or caring for someone with, one or more long-term health and/or mental health conditions. The course(s) offers a tool-kit of techniques to enable you to manage your condition better on a daily basis, by increasing your confidence and quality of life. Each course consists of 12 to 16 people and are led by tutors who have long-term conditions themselves. To attend a course you must either live, work or be registered with a GP in Merton.
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.
|Telephone:||020 7454 0454|
|Fax:||020 7696 5540|
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales. They work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress. The helpline offers thousands of callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues. They also provide a special legal service to the public, lawyers and mental health workers.
|Telephone:||020 8519 2122|
|HelpLine:||0300 123 3393|
|Fax:||020 8522 1725|
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.
|Telephone:||0121 522 7007|
|HelpLine:||0300 5000 927 (open 10am to 2pm, Mon to Fri)|
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.
|Telephone:||01625 429 050|
|HelpLine:||0845 767 8000 (Midday – 2am, 7 Days)|
|Fax:||01625 424 975|
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
|Telephone:||020 7386 0868|
|Fax:||020 7386 8885|
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.
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.
|Telephone:||020 7089 5050|
|HelpLine:||0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4pm)|