Resources

If you feel suicidal or feel like harming yourself or other people please call the emergency telephone number (E.G. 999 UK) or go to the nearest A&E/Emergency Room.

For Non-emergency situations, arrange to visit your Doctor/GP

Here are just some of the organisations available where you can find help and information about mental health.

In the UK:

Samaritans:
Offering a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

Mind Infoline:
They can provide information on a range of topics including: types of mental health problems, where to get help, advocacy, medication and alternative treatments.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)
Email: info@mind.org.uk
Web site: www.mind.org.uk

Rethink Mental Illness Advice & Information Service:
Offers practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, criminal justice and carers rights. They also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care & treatment.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday)
Email: info@rethink.org
Website: www.rethink.org

Bipolar UK:
A national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.
Telephone: 0333 323 3880
Email: info@bipolaruk.org
Website: www.bipolaruk.org

The Blurt Foundation:
Blurt are dedicated to helping those affected by depression whilst also increasing awareness and understanding.
Email: info@blurtitout.org
Website: www.blurtitout.org

In USA:

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI):
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Telephone: 800-950-6264
In a Crisis? Text: NAMI TO 741741
Website: www.nami.org

Mental Health America:
Mental Health America is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans
Telephone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (24-hour crisis center)
Text: MHA to 741741 for the Crisis Text Line
Website: www.mentalhealthamerica.net

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