Organisation Details
The Samaritans (Liverpool)

A national charity offering a 24-hour telephone Helpline for people who are suicidal or despairing, enabling them to work out, or come to terms with, their problems. Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way (through face-to-face counselling, phone support or e-mail), about whatever's troubling you. You don't have to be suicidal.

Tel: 0151 708 8888 (24hrs)


25 Clarence Street, Liverpool, L3 5TN.

Befrienders International

Offering advice, information and contacts for people feeling suicidal and their friends/relatives.

Helpline: 08457 909090

The Liverpool Light

The Liverpool Light is a preventative, out-of-hours mental health crisis service. It has been set up to provide a safe place for people experiencing mental health or other crises to meet their needs and begin their recovery. You can self-refer into this service or be referred in from an external agency.

E-mail via the website.

The Liverpool Light, 181-185 London Road, Liverpool, L3 8JG.


PSS, which was established in 1919, delivers a wide array of services across the United Kingdom. These services fit into four key areas of work: creating homes, empowering communities, promoting wellbeing and strengthening families.

Tel: 0151 702 5545/5545

PSS Head Office, 18 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4BE.

PSS also operates the Umbrella Wellbeing Centre which is based at 111 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TF (phone number 0151 708 0415 and email address: The centre offers support for people living with anxiety, depression and emotional distress (this includes recovery-focused courses and creative approaches for those experiencing these challenges).

Liverpool Early Help Directory

The Early Help Directory is an online directory that allows you to search for services available in Liverpool, quickly and simply.

Tel: 0800 085 2022

E-mail: via the website.

Access Sefton

Access Sefton provides help for people with anxiety, depression and other similar difficulties. The service is funded by the NHS and is free to anyone aged 16 and over who lives in Sefton and is registered with a GP. You can self-refer via the website.

Opening hours are Monday and Tuesday (8 am to 8 pm) and Wednesday to Friday (8 am to 5 pm).

Tel: 0191 217 0377


Access Sefton, Unit 5, Stella Nova Apartment, Washington Parade, Bootle, L20 4TQ.

The Life Rooms

The Life Rooms aim to help people improve their mental and physical wellbeing whatever the issue: from housing and employment to lifestyle or exercise. There are sites in Walton, Bootle, Southport, Lee Valley and Central Liverpool.

Tel: 0151 478 6556


Life Rooms, Evered Avenue, Liverpool, L9 2AF.


COMPASS was founded in 1978 by the Merseyside Churches Ecumenical Council and offers counselling and training to all adults, regardless of race, culture, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion or disability.

Tel: 0151 237 3993


COMPASS, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2AH.

Listening Ear

Based in Halewood, Merseyside since 1992, Listening Ear is a well-established counselling and support organisation that provides therapeutic services for people aged six and upwards.

The organisation specialises in supporting children, young people and adults who have experienced loss (e.g. bereavement, divorce and family break-up) and also helps people experiencing a wide range of other issues.

Tel: 0151 488 6648


St Nicholas Centre, 70 Church Road, Halewood, Merseyside, L26 6LB.

Mersey Counselling and Therapy Centre

MCTC provides individual, couples, family and group therapy to those suffering human distress, whether at an individual/personal, relationship, family, social or spiritual level, and at a cost affordable to each person (sometimes free-of-charge).

MCTC is based in Wallasey on Merseyside and is open to anyone in need, especially those who may find themselves socially or economically marginalised.

Tel: 0151 639 0400


Mersey Counselling and Therapy Centre, The Coach House, 1 Albion Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5HB.

Beacon Counselling Trust

Beacon Counselling Trust is a Liverpool-based counselling service offering free counselling. The service employs fully-qualified therapists with extensive experience in a wide range of personal and work-related problems, and who adhere to strict professional guidelines.

Tel: 0151 226 0696 or 07506 762 949


Beacon Counselling Trust, 263 Townsend Lane, Liverpool, L13 9DG.


Maytree aims to alleviate suffering, and help people in suicidal crisis to re-engage with life and to restore hope. The organisation provides support services which can be adapted to meet the needs of individuals.

Tel: 020 7263 7070


72 Moray Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3LG.

Whatever your interests, Meetup enables you to network and share your skills with thousands of people. People use Meetup to meet new people, learn new things, find support, get out of their comfort zones and pursue their passions - together.

Swan Centre

The Swan Centre, based in Sefton, is a place where women can meet in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. It is an independent, voluntary organisation providing free, confidential counselling as well as a range of complementary therapies at reduced rates.


Tel: 0151 933 3292

Swan Women's Centre, 6 Linacre Road, Litherland, Liverpool, L21 6NH.


Rotunda is a Liverpool-based service offering free counselling.

Tel: 0151 207 2176


Rotunda, 109 Great Mersey Street, Kirkdale, Liverpool, L5 2PL.

Sean's Place

Sean's Place offers a variety of services which are aimed at improving male mental health. In particular, it helps men to improve their confidence and self-esteem whilst reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety. The sessions which are on offer teach techniques that can support you at home and in the workplace; additionally, you can learn new skills and connect with others (sessions are delivered one-to-one or as group sessions). All sessions are completely free of charge.

E-mail via the website.

Community by Nature, Hertford Road, Liverpool, L20 7DH .

Nightstop Communities Northwest CIC (NCNW)

NCNW delivers a vast array of Mental Health services (including low-cost counselling) and also supports vulnerable young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and who may be unable to access local authority provisions securing emergency accommodation.

Tel: 0151 345 6454


NCNW, First Floor, Ashley House, Ashley Way West, Widnes, WA8 7RD.

Talk Liverpool

Talk Liverpool is a free NHS Service providing a range of talking therapies for common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression and offering information and guidance from GP practices and other locations across Liverpool.

James' Place

James' Place is an initiative formed as part of the James Wentworth-Stanley Memorial Fund to support and listen to men who would like to talk and share how they are feeling, with people who understand and care, during their time of need.

Tel: 0151 303 5757


50 Catharine Street, Liverpool, L8 7NG.


An online therapy service, providing access to a range of qualified, experienced, and passionate psychotherapists who are ready to support you.

E-mail via website.

20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU.


An online platform specialising in the delivery of emotional, behavioural and psychological therapies using high definition, secure live video.

Tel: 0203 745 3402



An online therapy platform offering access to mental health services. It is anchored in best practice principles and offers a safe place for people seeking help.


Problemshared, Teledoctor Ltd., 2 Frederick Street, Kings Cross, London, WC1X 0ND.


An online therapy platform offering access to a range of highly-qualified, UK-based therapists who are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Therapy takes place via video, chat or audio from the privacy, comfort and safety of the place you choose.

E-mail via the website.

Feelya Ltd., 73 Cornhill, London, EC3V 3QQ.

Plumm Health

A global platform offering online therapy.

Tel: 0203 897 2253


Plumm Health Ltd, 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ.

Therapy Route

Therapy Route puts you in touch with therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts and Mental Health Clinics for face-to-face and online work.

Tel: +27 837 420 114


Hub of Hope

The Hub of Hope is a mental health support database provided by national mental health charity: Chasing the Stigma. It brings together local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services.>

Citizens Advice

Providing the advice people need for the problems they face, and improving the policies and practices that affect people's lives. The organisation provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Contact details are available on the website.

Family Action

Family Action works to tackle some of the most complex and difficult issues facing families today. These include financial hardship, mental health problems, social isolation, learning disabilities, domestic abuse, or substance misuse and alcohol problems.

Tel: 0808 802 6666


34 Wharf Road, London, N1 7GR.

National Careers Service

A guide for people aged 16 and over on how to find/develop a career.

Tel: 0800 100 900 (You can also use webchat on the website)

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters is here to help you manage and maintain your mental health, helping you to relax more, achieve more and enjoy your life more.

Big White Wall

An online support and recovery service for people who are stressed, anxious, low or not coping. It comprises a community of members offering a safe and anonymous environment within which people can support and help each other to share what is troubling them. Trained professionals provide guidance and are available 24/7.

Tel: 0203 574 4561


Big White Wall, 7th Floor, The Euston Office, Number One Euston Square, London, NW1 2FD.


An award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. Men in the UK, of any age, who feel down or in crisis can access support via the CALM helpline, webchat and website The organisation challenges a culture that discourages men from seeking help when they need it; pushes for changes in policy and practice so that suicide is better prevented; and supports those bereaved by suicide.

Tel (Helpline): 0800 58 58 58

It's All the Rage

A Crosby-based workshop where you can test the boundaries of different rage rooms to work with stress release, mental health, a workout or just some crazy fun.

Tel: 07414 553786


56 Coronation Road, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 5RQ.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation

The BDD Foundation aims to raise awareness about BDD, advance education of the public and healthcare professionals, helping them to understand the nature of BDD and how it might best be treated, relieve suffering from BDD through support and high-quality information, reduce stigma, discrimination and isolation caused by BDD, help develop a sense of community for people affected by BDD, provide information on relevant treatment options, and support research into the understanding and treatment of BDD.

Tel: 0208 368 2017


BDD Foundation, 45B Stanford Road, London, N11 3HY.


Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services (LCVS) work to improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities in Liverpool through supporting and encouraging charitable giving and voluntary action, and by bringing people, organisations and resources together.

The organisation provides support, advice, training, networking and representation for individuals and charitable organisations across the wider city region.

Tel: 0151 227 5177


Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2AH.

Mary Seacole House

Mary Seacole House is a mental health charity and resource service set up to offer support and advice in emotional and practical matters, primarily for BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic and Refugees) communities but also with all communities across Merseyside.

Tel: 0151 707 0319


91 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, L8 7LB.

Death Café

A Death Café is a group-directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'.

The Free Psychotherapy Network

The Free Psychotherapy Network is a response to the dire shortage of decent, ongoing psychological therapies in the NHS. It offers a range of options for people who are unemployed or on low incomes.

Zero Suicide Alliance

A collaborative of National Health Service Trusts, businesses and individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention.

The alliance aims to improve support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of, and promoting, free suicide prevention training which is accessible to all. The aims of this training are to enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts/ behaviour, to be able to speak out in a supportive manner and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.

Email via the website.

Chasing the Stigma

Removing that fear and unnecessary stigma of mental health issues, by using first-hand experiences to say 'I have suffered. I got through it and you can too'. You are never alone.

The website includes a link to Hub of Hope, a national mental health database which brings together organisations and charities from across the country which offer mental health advice and support.


Chasing the Stigma, 54 St James Street, Liverpool L1 0AB.


NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) offers support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual and emotional abuse or neglect.

Tel: 0808 801 0331


NAPAC, CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR.


A confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue. The Helpline is primarily a preventative service and aims to support people before they reach the point of crisis. It is particularly aimed at those who are socially isolated, vulnerable, at-risk groups and victims of any form of abuse. SupportLine also provides support by email and post.

Tel: 01708 765200


SupportLine, PO Box 2860, Romford, Essex, RM7 1JA.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

The BACP's mission is to enable access to ethical and effective psychological therapy by setting and monitoring of standards; its vision is to work towards an emotionally healthy society.

The BACP website includes a list of counsellors in your area and a Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. It also explains different theoretical approaches to counselling.

Tel: 01455 883300


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, BACP House, 15 St. John's Business Park, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4HB.


Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a set of informal self-help groups comprising men and women with a common interest in working through the problems that co-dependency has caused in their lives. CoDA is based on AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and uses an adapted version of their Twelve Steps and Traditions as a central part of its suggested programme of recovery.



Mind helps people take control of their mental health by providing high-quality information and advice, and campaigning to promote and protect good mental health for everyone.

The national website is at and Mind in Wirral operates the Fountain Project drop-in centre.

A Hearing Voices Network group meets at the Mind offices in Chester. You can find out more about the network at

There is also a bi-polar self help group which meets weekly on Mondays (2-3.30 pm) at the Mind in Chester offices.

Tel: 020 8519 2122


Mind, 15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London, E15 4BQ.

Depression Alliance

Offering information and support to people in the UK who are experiencing depression.

Tel: 0845 123 2320


Depression Alliance, 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX.


The leading national mental health membership charity, working to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

Tel: 0845 456 0455


Rethink Head Office, 5th Floor Royal, London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX.


SANE is a national, out-of-hours, telephone Helpline for anyone coping with mental illness, whether they are sufferers, carers, or concerned relatives or friends.

Tel: 0845 767 8000 (12 pm - 2 am every day)



A small, user-led charity which provides information about self-injury, supports people who hurt themselves, guides them towards new ways of coping and helps them to make appropriate changes in their lives, as and when they are ready.


Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. Thousands of specially-trained volunteers deliver the services and, although Victim Support works closely with the police and other parts of the criminal justice system, it is an independent charity. The organisation runs the Witness Service in every court and also runs the national Victim Supportline.

Tel: 0151 261 1969


Victim Support Liverpool North, 99 Queens Road, Everton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L6 2NF.

Tel: 0151 281 1000


Victim Support Liverpool South, Bridge Centre, Heath Road, Allerton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 4XR.

Bipolar UK

Supporting people affected by bipolar.

Tel: 0207 931 6480


Bipolar UK, Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB.


MENCAP works in partnership with people with a learning disability, supporting them to live life as they choose. The organisation's work includes: providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose; providing advice through our helplines and websites; and campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want.

Tel: 0207 454 0454


Mencap, 123 Golden Lane, ,London EC1Y 0RT.

Expect Limited

Expect is a Sefton-based charity that operates a variety of services in the area designed to provide care and support for a range of service users including those with mental health problems and/or learning disabilities.

Tel: 0151 257 6370


The British Association of Anger Management

The BAAM acts as the UK centre of expertise for all aspects of anger and conflict management. The organisation offers support, programmes and training for the general public, children and teenagers, government bodies, corporations, educational sector, personnel / H.R management, trainers, counsellors and anyone dealing with their own or another's anger.

Tel: 0345 1300 286


BAAM, The Studio, 14 Railway Approach, East Grinstead, RH19 1BP.


A national voluntary organisation for people who self harm through, for example, cutting, scratching, burning, bruising, throwing themselves against something that will hurt, taking overdoses of medication, inserting objects into their body or hair pulling. The organisation also supports their friends, families and professionals.


Harmless, PO Box 10136, Nottingham, NG1 9HL.


Jami is the Jewish community's mental health service; it focuses on recovery and supporting people across the Jewish community. Through education, JAMI aims to build awareness, increase understanding and put an end to stigma and discrimination.

Tel: 0208 458 2223

E-mail: via the website.

JAMI, Martin B. Cohen Centre, Gould Way, Deansbrook Road, Edgware, HA8 9GL.

Raphael Jewish Counselling Service

Raphael is a well-established counselling service whose broad-based services are available to individuals and couples in London and the Home Counties. It offers individual or couple counselling to people experiencing wide range of difficulties.

Tel: 0800 234 6236


Mavar UK

Mavar supports people who have grown up in the ultra-orthodox Jewish community, and who are exploring options to work, study or live beyond the community. Founded on the belief that everyone has the right to choose his or her own path in life, the organisation provides professional, caring and confidential guidance to help each person achieve their goals.

Currently, Mavar offers support to people in London and the South.

Tel: 0208 144 5074



GesherEU provides support and assistance to men and women who have decided to make the difficult transition from Jewish ultra-orthodox and Chasidic communities to mainstream society. It offers social support as well as advice on educational and vocational opportunities to help them face cultural disorientation and isolation, and to address the lack of practical knowledge and skills needed to function independently in a totally new environment. Above all, GesherEU provides the first steps to building a new community of friends, both ex-charedi and from the wider community.

The organisation is based in North London with a branch in Manchester and has members across the UK and Europe.

Tel: 0800 998 9753


The GesherEU Support Network, 1st Floor, Healthaid House, Marlborough Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1UD.


Nahamu needs to exist because no one should be harmed by the religion they practice. Those who have been harmed should be comforted. Those who use religion to harm others must be challenged.

The organisation provides a voice to those members of the Jewish community who have experienced harm as a result of the abuse of religious power, and believes that religious and communal choices should be made without intimidation, coercion or the denial of the opportunity to live a life which has been freely chosen.

E-mail via the website

Asian Family Counselling Service

London's leading confidential counselling service for individuals, couples and families of Asian communities. It provides a culturally-sensitive marriage counselling service as well as telephone counselling for clients for whom it is not convenient to travel to London.

There is also a Birmingham branch at 1 Hampton Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1PU.

Referrals can be made directly, or by doctors, social workers, solicitors or religious leaders. Come on your own or with your partner, whatever your marital status or your sexual orientation.

AFCS is open Monday - Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Tel: 020 8571 3933 or 020 8813 9714. The Birmingham number is 0121 454 1130


Karma Nirvana

Karma Nirvana is a national charity which supports all victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. It supports women, men and couples.

Tel (Helpline): 0800 5999 247

Tel (office): 0113 218 0114

Savera UK

Savera UK works with black minority ethnic communities to challenge attitudes towards domestic abuse and harmful practices such as forced marriage, 'honour' based abuse and female genital mutilation.

Tel: 0800 107 0726


Savera UK, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2AH.


Respond exists to: lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities, their families and supporters through providing psychotherapy for people with learning disabilities; advise and support staff and families; train carers and professionals; educate people with learning disabilities; influence generic services in order to make their services accessible; influence learning disability services to consider the psychological impact of living with learning disabilities; and undertake research and disseminate our findings.

Tel (Helpline): 0808 808 0700


Respond, 3rd Floor, 24-32 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD.

The National Autistic Society

The leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. It provides information, support and pioneering services, and campaigns for a better world for people with autism.

Tel: 0207 833 2299


393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG.


AutAngel is a community interest company run by, and for, autistic people. Its aim is to empower autistic people and create opportunities for them to thrive and fulfil their potential.


6 Haywood Court, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3QF.

Ladders of Life

A Liverpool-based adult ADHD/Aspergers support group, offering help to anyone affected by ADHD or Aspergers and encouraging people to achieve their full potential through education and support. The support group meets every Thursday between 10:30 am and 3 pm.

(Temporary address): The Rotunda College, 107 Great Mersey Street, Liverpool, 5 2PL.

Tel: 0779 858 5656


The Birth Trauma Association

A charity that supports women who suffer birth trauma – a shorthand term for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth. It includes a team of peer supporters, women who have all experienced traumatic birth themselves and have been through a process of recovery.

Tel: 01264 860380


Holly Tree Farm, 92 Crosshill, Codnor, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 9SQ.

Job Help

Support, training and advice for people looking for job opportunities.

ASD Clinic

The clinic has a team of highly specialised and experienced therapists who offer a range of services for individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and other related conditions. The team assesses, diagnoses and treats a range of areas of difficulty commonly experienced by individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and other related conditions.

Tel: 0330 088 6693

Liverpool SLT, 88 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9AR.

Action for Asperger's

The charity supports neurotypical persons whose lives are in distress or upset as a consequence of their experience with Asperger's Syndrome. It also provides a counselling and emotional support service for any child/adolescent/adult with Asperger's Syndrome.

Tel: 01536 266681

Autism-Specialist Counselling Centre, 9 Darwin House, Corbygate Business Park, Priors Haw Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 5JG.

Wrong Planet

A web community designed for individuals with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, PDDs, and other neurological differences (as well as parents or professionals working with them).

The site includes a discussion forum where members communicate with each other, an article section with exclusive articles and how-to guides, a blogging feature, and more.



Cheshire Autism Practical Support (ChAPS) is for people with autism and their families, including monthly parents meetings, activities for children, young people and adults, social skills classes for children, positive parenting courses and much more.

Tel: 0344 850 8607


ChAPS, PO Box 155, Frodsham, WA6 1BW.

Dyslexia Association

Raising awareness of the evidence and effects of dyslexia, developing and encouraging services to meet the needs of dyslexic people and shaping services to meet needs.

The British Dyslexia Association, 98 London Road, Reading, RG1 5AU.

Tel (National Helpline): 0845 251 9002


The Women's Organisation

The organisation works with women from diverse communities, delivering a broad range of services that will inspire and enable them to become economically active and personally fulfilled. This includes personal development, education and business support.

Tel: 0151 706 8111


The Women's Organisation, 54 St. James Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB.

Pregnant Then Screwed

The organisation aims to end the motherhood penalty and campaigns on the many issues which impact working mothers. It offers free advice and support to those who face pregnancy or maternity discrimination.

Tel: 0161 222 9879

E-mail via website.

Blackburne House

The mission of Blackburne House is to seek to transform women's lives and encourage their independence through the provision of training and opportunities of every kind in an environment of equality and inspiration.

Tel: 0151 709 4356


Blackburne House Group, Blackburne Place, Liverpool, L8 7PE.

Chasing the Stigma

Everybody in the world has mental health, yet the fear of being judged prevents many people from talking about it. Chasing the Stigma aims to remove that fear and unnecessary stigma.


Chasing the Stigma, 54 St James Street, Liverpool, L1 0AB.

WEB Merseyside

WEB Merseyside (Women's Enterprising Breakthrough) supports women, men and children through a variety of issues which affect many people throughout their life.

WEB aims to provide time, space and flexible support to help people regain confidence and self-esteem; opportunities to explore personal choices to support personal growth; and opportunities for skills development to enable people to get more from life.

Tel: 0151 653 3771

E-mail via the website.

WEB Merseyside, 176 Corporation Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 8JQ.

The Life Rooms

The Life Rooms (part of the Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust), is a centre for learning, recovery, health and wellbeing.

The organisation provides information about physical and mental wellbeing, money management, housing and community services. There is a library for health and wellbeing, learning, literature and poetry, a children's area and meeting rooms for people and community groups to use. The centre includes a free IT suite, interview areas for private, confidential support, an open area for art exhibitions or cultural activities and a café.

Liferooms, Evered Avenue, Liverpool, L9 2AF.

Tel: 0151 478 6556


Let's Talk About It (PREVENT)

An initiative designed to provide practical help and guidance to the public in order to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

Tel: 0800 789 321

Creative Support

Creative Support provides person-centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. These services include supported living, supported housing, residential care, community and home support, floating support, extra-care and day services.

The organisation works with people who have a wide spectrum of needs, ranging from those who require short-term support to regain their independence to people with complex needs who require intensive support to enjoy a good quality of life.

Tel: 0161 236 0829


Creative Support, 5th Floor, Dale House, 35 Dale Street, Manchester, M1 2HF.

Dignity in Dying

A national organisation which campaigns to legalise assisted dying, within upfront safeguards, for terminally ill, mentally competent adults.

Tel: 0207 479 7730


Dignity in Dying, 181 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2JT.

ASSIST Trauma Care

ASSIST Trauma Care offers evidence-based therapies, provided by qualified and experienced therapists, to help individuals and families, adults and children affected by trauma to recover and move on with their lives.

Tel: 01788 560800

E-mail: via the website.

ASSIST Trauma Care, 11, Albert Street, Rugby, CV21 2RX.

Changing Faces

Changing Faces supports people, anywhere in the UK, who have any condition or injury that affects their appearance.

Tel: 0845 4500 275 or 0207 391 9270


Changing Faces, The Squire Centre, 33-37 University Street, London, WC1E 6JN.

Family Lives

Family Lives exists to transform the lives of families, support parents and create happier relationships, happier families and a stronger society. The organisation helps families with any problem or challenge that they face, using trained family support workers, and offers ongoing help via phone, online or in local communities.

Tel: 0808 800 2222

E-mail via the website.

Family Lives, 15-17 The Broadway, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5HZ.

Time to Change

Time to Change is a growing movement of people changing how we all think and act about mental health.

The movement aims to improve public attitudes and behaviour towards people with mental health problems, reduce the amount of discrimination that people with mental health problems report, make it easier for people with mental health problems to challenge stigma and discrimination and create a sustainable campaign that will continue long into the future.

Tel: 020 8215 2356


Time To Change, 15-19 Broadway, London, E15 4BQ.

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

The Trust was set up in 1997 in memory of Charlie Waller, a young man who took his own life whilst suffering from depression. Shortly after his death, his family founded the Trust in order to educate young people on the importance of mental wellbeing.

The Trust's vision is of a world where people understand, and talk openly about, depression, where young people know how to maintain wellbeing, and where the most appropriate treatment is available to everyone who needs it.

Tel: 01635 869754

E-mail via the website.

First Floor, Rear Office, 32 High Street, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3JD.

The Dyspraxia Foundation

The Foundation answers enquiries and disseminates information about Dyspraxia. It seeks to increase understanding of the condition, especially among health and education professionals.

Tel: 01462 454986


Dyspraxia Foundation, 8 West Alley, Hitchin, Herts., SG5 1EG.

Self injury Support

Self injury Support is a charity which was set up to support women in emotional distress. In particular, it offers help to girls and women who harm themselves (often called self-injury).

Tel: (Helpline) 0808 800 8088


Self injury Support, PO Box 3240, Bristol, BS2 2EF.

User Voice

User Voice believes that rehabilitation for ex-offenders is possible, and that people with convictions can turn their lives into an active force for good in society. The goal of all its work is rehabilitation, a process which goes deeper than reducing offending.

Tel: 0151 236 6483 (Merseyside office)


User Voice, 20 Newburn Street, Lambeth, London, SE11 5PJ.

First Person Plural

First Person Plural helps people affected by complex dissociative identity disorders (e.g. Dissociative Identity Disorder, Other Specified Dissociative Disorder etc.).

Tel: 01902 820082


First Person Plural, PO Box 2537, Wolverhampton, WV4 4ZL.


OCD-UK is a charity dedicated to improving the mental health and well-being of almost one million people in the UK whose lives are affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Tel: 0333 212 7890


OCD-UK, Marble Hall (Office 5), 80 Nightingale Road, Derby, DE24 8BF.

OCD Action

OCD Action was established in 1994 to help those affected with OCD. Its vision is for a society where OCD is better understood and diagnosed quickly, where appropriate treatment options are open and accessible, where support and information are readily available and where nobody feels ashamed to ask for help.

Tel: 0845 390 6232


OCD Action, Suite 506-507, Davina House, 137-149 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7ET.

The Survivors Trust

The Trust is a UK-wide umbrella agency for 130 specialist organisations offering support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse. Its core aim is to empower survivors of rape, sexual violence or childhood sexual abuse through supporting and improving effective responses to survivors, and by providing a range of direct services to survivors including counselling, support, helplines and advocacy services for women, men and children.

Tel: 0808 801 0818


The Survivors Trust, Unit 2, Eastlands Court Business Centre, St. Peter's Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3QP.

Survivors of Abuse

S.O.B's primary purpose is to help empower adult survivors to transform their lives holistically through mindset, nutrition and fitness. The organisation supports adult victim/survivors who have experienced (individually or collectively) emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse or neglect.


Grassroots Suicide Prevention

Grassroots is a UK leader in suicide prevention, helping to create safe spaces in our communities for talking openly about suicide. The organisation supports people to become ChangeMakers and to develop the skills and confidence needed to save lives.


11 Old Steine, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1EJ.


A charity working at every stage of the social welfare cycle to build resilience and aspiration in people and communities. The organisation's vision is a strong society where everyone has a good place to live, a purpose and good people around them, no matter what their background.

Catch22 supports people to find, retain or transition safely into homes and communities; works with people to enable them to achieve their purpose in education, employment or training; and builds supportive networks of people around individuals.

Tel: 0207 336 4800

E-mail via the website.

27 Pear Tree Street, London, EC1V 3AG.


BoingBoing works alongside children, young people, families and adults exposed to social disadvantage and inequality. The organisation provides opportunities to learn about resilience by running regular Resilience Fora, developing Resilience Frameworks, books and other materials, and offering training and talks on resilient approaches to life's challenges. BoingBoing is currently involved in several research projects, including some on schools-based or 'academic' resilience.

Tel: 0796 076 1266


28 Grand Crescent, Rottingdean, Brighton, BN2 7GL.

Tourettes Action

Tourettes Action (TA) works in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is the leading support and research charity for people with Tourettes Syndrome and their families. TA wants people with Tourettes to receive the practical support and social acceptance they need to help them live their lives to the full.

Tel: 0300 777 8427

E-mail via website.

Meads Business Centre, 19 Kingsmead, Farnborough, GU14 7SR.

Stop Hate UK

Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of hate crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual's identity. The organisation provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.

Tel: 0113 293 5100

PO Box 851, Leeds, LS1 9QS.


An online community for people suffering from compulsive skin picking, offering access to the tools they need to find treatment and develop coping skills that will help them live their best life.


Freedom from Torture

Freedom from Torture (formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture) has been working for more than 30 years to provide direct clinical services to survivors of torture who arrive in the UK, as well as striving to protect and promote their rights.

Tel: 020 7697 7777

E-mail: via the website.

Freedom from Torture, 111 Isledon Road, Islington, London, N7 7JW.

A Disorder 4 Everyone

Challenging the culture of psychiatric diagnosis and exploring trauma-informed alternatives.

E-mail: via the website.

The Awesome Foundation (Liverpool)

The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time.

Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly, which come out of the pockets of the chapter's trustees and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects.

Contact via the website.

FASO - False Allegations Support Organisation

FASO is a voluntary organisation dedicated to supporting anyone affected by false allegations of abuse in all walks of life, personal or professional.

Tel: 0844 335 1992



A charitable community organisation aimed at supporting refugees, asylum seekers and other immigrants from the new emerging communities, with a focus on those from African origin living in the North West of England.

Tel: 01706 868993


NESTAC, 237 Newstead, Rochdale, OL12 6RQ.

The Tamir Institute for Psychotherapy

The Tamir Institute for Psychotherapy is based in Tel Aviv and has had considerable success in providing a range of effective psychological treatments. These treatments, provided by qualified psychologists, can help you to deal with the difficulties you are facing, learn about yourself and live a more enjoyable life.

The psychologists at the institute will help you select the treatment which is most appropriate for you. The Institute offers reasonably-priced therapy for individuals, groups, children and couples.

Tel: 00972 800 509 809


The Tamir Institute for Psychotherapy, 157 Yigal Alon Street, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Ugly Mug

A pioneering, national organisation which provides greater access to justice and protection for sex workers who are often targeted by dangerous individuals but are frequently reluctant to report these incidents to the police. These offenders are often serial, sexual predators who pose a huge risk to the public as a whole.

Tel: 0161 629 9861