BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY (BACP)
Information about counselling and a comprehensive list of accredited counsellors in local areas in Britain.
Provides a counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. Offers a free and confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains information on emotional disorders and provides some useful statistics.
Website: Counselling Directory
Mind has confidential help and advice on a range of mental health issues. Also has a diverse range of information, leaflets, fact sheets and publications - including pharmaceutical and complementary treatments; mental health conditions; positive mental health and rights for service users. Provides information and support to people with experience of mental ill health and to carers.
NHS SELF-HELP THERAPY
NHS self-help therapies offers information on mental health treatments and services and useful information on how to decide if talking therapy may help you. It also has guides that you can work through in your own time and on-line.
Website: NHS Self Help Therapies
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Should you wish to speak to a counsellor urgently please contact the Samaritans on 116 123 or by e-mail on: [email protected] You can also contact the Crisis Line on: 0800 028 8000.