Siendo Mental Health Support and Training

Although Siendo is not a mental health support service, we know how important it is to reach the right person at the right time. Therefore, to help, we have compiled a list of mental health resources that may be helpful for you.

Mental Health Crisis Services:

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): A UK-based charity providing a free helpline and webchat that are open 365 days a year, offering practical suggestions for all of life’s problems – whether that’s anxiety, relationship concerns, health worries, money worries or suicidal thoughts.

Mind Infoline: Mind provides confidential mental health information services. With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy.

Oxford Safe Haven: If you are local to Oxford, the Oxford Safe Haven offers out of hours crisis support, in a non-clinical space, from Friday through to Monday.

PAPYRUS: Provides resources to help young people who are having suicidal thoughts. If you, or a young person you know, is not coping with life, you can contact PAPYRUS for confidential suicide prevention advice.

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line: Expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs support services and groups across England and Northern Ireland.

Samaritans: If you or someone you know needs support or is in crisis, please contact the Samaritans. Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. The Samaritans are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

SANEline: A national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.

Shout: ‘Shout 85258’ is the UK’s first free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and need mental health support.

Addiction:

ADDaction: UK’s leading charity for drug, alcohol and mental health addictions.

Alcoholics Anonymous: For those interested in learning more about alcoholism and finding twelve-step AA meetings in your area.

Brief Interventions Team @ Reset Drug and Alcohol Service: For high functioning adults with low to medium drug or alcohol use.

Gamblers Anonymous: A twelve-step program for people who have a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.

Narcotics Anonymous: For recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.

NHS Alcohol Support: Extensive resources on alcohol recovery and supporting alcoholics.

NHS Smoking Services: Find local services who can help you stop smoking.

Rehab-online: Directory of residential rehabilitation services for adult drug and/or alcohol misusers in England and Wales.

Sex Addicts Anonymous: SAA is a twelve-step program for the purpose of finding freedom from addictive sexual behaviour and helping others recover from sex addiction.

Turning Point: National Charity Offering Support for Mental Health and Substance Addiction.

We Are With You: A UK-based charity providing free and confidential support to those struggling with addiction.

Westminster Drug Project: A national charity that supports adults with drug and alcohol addiction.

Specialist Services:

1 in 4: London based counselling services available for survivors of child sexual abuse.

Adult Social Services: London based social care services to reduce risk with adults.

Black, African & Asian Therapy Network: Nationwide services for a variety of mental health-related issues.

Child Social Services: London based social care services to reduce risk with children.

Chinese Mental Health Association: Support services and counselling for mental health problems, gambling addiction and depression within the Chinese community.

Compass Wellbeing Service: Free talking therapies service for Tower Hamlets residents.

Cruse Bereavement Care: Helpline, advice and counselling for people affected by grief (UK wide).

Inspired Minds: Mental Health support working within the Muslim faith community.

London Survivor’s Gateway: A helpline which provides a single point of access to all sexual violence support services in London. Offers counselling as well as practical services such as support reporting to police/or going to court and basically matches people with the relevant support service near where they live. (London only).

LondonFriends: LGBT health and wellbeing.

MalePsychology: Network, conferences and events around men’s and boy’s wellbeing and mental health.

Mankind Initiative: Talking service for male victims of domestic abuse (UK wide).

Maytree: A free sanctuary offering four nights of support for those who are suicidal.

Mermaids: Supporting transgender, non-binary and gender diverse children and young people.

National Domestic Violence Helpline: National helpline for anyone affected by domestic abuse. Offers emotional support through talking service, also offers practical support including helping women into a refuge. (UK wide).

No Panic: Recovery support for anxiety, panic attacks and OCD.

PANDAS: Mental health support for pregnant and new parents. PANDAS offer a support groups (online & in-person), a free helpline, text line and email support Monday-Sunday offering signposting and a listening ear for parents experiencing mental health difficulties during pregnancy or after having a baby.

Relate: UK’s largest provider of relationship support resources. Available on telephone, webcam, live chat, email and in-centre support across the UK.

Sands: Stillbirth and neonatal death charity that provides support to those affected by the death of a baby.

Sleep Counselling: Psychotherapy and coaching specifically around anyone experiencing problems with sleep.

Solace Women’s Aid: Counselling and group work to help women recover from traumatic abuse.

Terrence Higgins Trust: Counselling and support to those affected and living with HIV.

Victim Support: Emotional and practical support for victims of all types of crime in the UK.

Weight Matters: Therapy and counselling services near Bank and Old Street around weight, food, eating and health issues.

Woman’s Trust: Free counselling, groups and workshops for women with experience of domestic abuse across London.

Do you have any other resource suggestions that you have found helpful?

We would love to hear from you.

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