Lifeworks Therapy Lounge is not a crisis mental health service and if you need urgent psychological support, please be aware that we will not be able to offer this kind of support. If you find yourself needing crisis help then we would advise you call 999, go to your GP, an Accident and Emergency Department of a Hospital, or call an organisation such as Samaritans (Ph: 116 123).
Supporting young people with their emotional wellbeing and mental health.
Phone: 0161 228 7321 (Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5pm)
Phone: 0800 917 7650 (24-hour helpline)
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0300 222 1122 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm on weekends)
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Phone: 0808 801 0677 (adults) or 0808 801 0711 (for under-18s)
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Phone: 0800 1111
Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Advice on all aspects of parenting, including dealing with bullying.
Phone: 0808 800 2222 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm)
For women, families and children who are suffering the effects of Domestic Abuse and Violence.
Phone: 01204 365677 (24 -hour helpline)
Everything you need to know about drugs, the effects and the law.
Phone: 0300 123 66600 (24-hour helpline)
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
Phone: 0300 999 1212 (daily, 10am to midnight)
National Gambling Helpline
Phone: 0808 8020 133 (daily, 8am to midnight)
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)
0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Phone: 0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)
To find your local services phone: 0808 802 9999 (daily, 12pm to 2.30pm and 7pm to 9.30pm)
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: www.sane.org.uk/textcare
Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum
Survivors of bereavement by suicide
Phone: 0300 111 5065 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm)
Safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape.
Phone: 0808 800 5005
Support for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape.
Text chat: 020 3322 1860 (Monday to Sunday 12pm to 8pm)
Phone: 0808 168 9111 (24-hour helpline)
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)