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Here’s a list of Mental Health Charities and Organisations who offer a wide range of support for all Mental Health Issues, for people of all ages.
Mind – Advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Sane – Working to improve the life of anyone affected by mental illness.
Samaritans – 24 hours a day 365 days a year support.
The Salvation Army – An international movementoffering a wide range of support.
Mental Health UK – Support for people affected by mental health problems including friends, family and carers.
Mental Health Foundation – Prevention is at the heart of what they do. Their vision is for a world with good mental health for all. Their mission is to help people to thrive through understanding, protecting and sustaining their mental health.
Together – A model of support based on four principles that underpin everything they do, regardless of setting or the complexity of needs of the person they are supporting.
BACP – Database where you can search for Councillors and Therapists.
Rethink Mental Illness – Improving the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services expert information and successful campaigning.
Heads Together – A mental health initiative spearheaded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussexcombining a campaign to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health with fundraising for a series of innovative new mental health services.
Beat Eating Disorders – Ending the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. A champion, guide and friend to anyone affected, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported and empowered.
CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably. Leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.
Shout – Free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help
OCD Action – Providing support and information to anybody affected by OCD.Raising awareness of the disorder amongst the public and front-line healthcare workers, and strive to secure a better deal for people with OCD
The Grey Dog Trust – A charity dedicated to changing the conversation around mental health for children and young people.
Young Minds – Fighting for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. We’re here to make sure they get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s difficulties.
Nightline – Nightline is a listening, emotional support, information and supplies service, run by students for students. Nightlines are open at night, run by trained, caring, fellow student volunteers. Nightline can be contacted by phone, face to face, by email or by online chat.
The Children’s Society – Right now in Britain there are children and young people who are facing one, or many disadvantages. We work with these young people step by step for as long as it takes.
Stem4 – Provides information on identification, intervention and effective management of commonly occurring teenage mental health issues.
Children and Young People Mental Health Coalition – A coalition of leading organisations from across England, with a growing base of supporters who are passionate about the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.
SAMH – Operates over 60 services in communities across Scotland. Services are person centred and based on an ethos of recovery.
The Mix – Support for under 25’s
Age UK – The country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.
The Campaign To End Loneliness – Experts in the field of loneliness and connection since 2011. Sharing research, evidence and knowledge with thousands of other organisations and the public to make a difference to older people’s lives.
NHS – Older peoples mental health services.
Dementia UK – Provides specialist dementia support for families through their Admiral Nurse service.
Alzheimer’s Society – Campaigns for change, funds research to find a cure and supports people living with dementia today.
Arts 4 Dementia – People living with dementia and their carers have the right to enjoy life to the full. Participating in arts activity, rekindling and learning new artistic skills enables them to bypass dementia symptoms and enjoy new creative experiences together.
No Panic – Helping break the chains of Anxiety Disorders.
Anxiety UK – A user-led organisation, run by people with experience of living with anxiety, stress or anxiety-based depression, supported by a high-profile medical advisory panel.
Anxiety Care – A Community Organisation based in Redbridge, East London, run by trained volunteer Recovery Support Workers. They provide a variety of services, helping people to recover from anxiety. Through Recovery Groups, Workshops, Email, Counselling, E-Counselling and Outreach Services, together with a range of literature, they help people to understand anxiety and guide them towards recovery.
Crisis – Supporting people out of homelessness for good, through education, training and support with housing, employment and health. One to one support, advice and courses for homeless people in 12 areas across England, Scotland and Wales.
Shelter – Helping millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through advice, support and legal services.
Centre Point – Providing homeless young people with accommodation, health support and life skills to get them back into education, training and employment.
Shelter From The Storm – London’s FREE homeless shelter. Open all year round and funded by donations alone.
Cardinal Hume Centre – Helping families and young people overcome poverty and homelessness.
The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Field – Provide a range of specialist services, which help people cope with the physical and psychological crisis of being homeless, while getting to the root cause of why someone ended up on the streets. Their holistic approach works with people to discover their skills and talents which is empowering and a helps people rebuild their lives.
Depaul – Helping people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.
Emmaus – Working to overcome homelessness and social exclusion while using their voice to achieve social change.
Glass Door – London’s largest open-access network of emergency winter shelters and support services for men and women affected by homelessness.
The Passage – Providing homelessness prevention projects, resource centre services, outreach services, hostel accommodation and supported semi-independent accommodation.
Providence Row – Working with more than 1600 homeless and vulnerably housed people a year in East London, offering an integrated service of crisis support, advice, recovery and learning and training programmes.
Spires – Working to improve the quality of life of people who are homeless, insecurely housed, unemployed or suffering from the effects of poverty, mental ill health and loneliness.
Streetlytes – Every Monday, their doors open to over 100 guests for an evening of hot food, practical support and friendship. Every month their volunteers provide over 600 people with a three course hot meal, access to free clothes, supplies, medical care, advice and support. We do all this for less than £3 per person.
St Mungos – Providing support, building relationships with communities and the wider public, aiming to increase understanding of homelessness and empathy towards the people who experience it.
Thames Reach – Assisting homeless and vulnerable men and women to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives.
The Upper Room – Runs three linked projects which aim to give beneficiaries the tools or skills they need to help them become more resilient and to improve their lives.
Music Support – A registered charity founded and run by people from the UK music industry, for individuals in any area of the UK music industry suffering from mental, emotional and behavioural health disorders.
Help Musicians UK – An independent UK charity for professional musicians of all genres, from starting out through to retirement.
Key Changes – Providing innovative music industry-focused mental health recovery services in hospitals and the community for musicians, song writers, lyricists, producers, vocalists and MC’s.
Music Minds Matter – If you work in music and are struggling to cope, or know someone who is, talk to us. It doesn’t have to be a crisis, or about music. We have trained advisors that are here to listen, support and help at any time.
Core Arts – Based in Hackney, promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through a college-like environment of creative learning. Providing quality education, training, employment and social enterprise initiatives that enable people who experience mental health issues to overcome barriers, fulfil their potential and participate fully in their community.
Youth Music – Offer support by investing in music-making projects where they’re really needed. Bringing opportunities for children to learn new musical genres, supporting a ground-breaking initiative in a deprived part of a city and responding to difficult challenges.
Broadway Lodge – Provide not only clinical treatment but also the emotional and spiritual support to build for the future. This approach, combined with their wonderful people and beautiful grounds that mean their success rates are consistently among the best in the UK. As the first 12 Step-based residential rehabilitation centre in the UK, they’re also one of the most experienced treatment facilities for addiction.
NHS – Information on where to get help.
Action on Addiction – UK addiction charity working across all areas of treatment, research, family support and professional education.
Addaction – One of the UK’s leading drug, alcohol and mental health charities.
The Living Room – Addiction Therapy and Support for Individuals and Families.
Aquarius – Helping people overcome the harms caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling.
Addiction Dependency Solutions – A leading UK drug and alcohol charity operating throughout the North and the Midlands.
WDP – Providing help across London, the North West, South East and East of Englandfor drug and alcohol problems.
Addiction Center (USA, Fl) – Many people diagnosed with a substance use disorder (SUD) also suffer from a co-occurring mental health or behavioral disorder. This is known as a dual diagnosis. Individuals with a dual diagnosis require an integrated treatment plan that addresses both disorders as interconnected mental health issues.
Florida Rehab – Addiction can sometimes manifest by itself, but it often shows up with other mental health conditions. When addiction and a mental health disorder coexist, it is called a dual diagnosis. Each condition affects the other, and thus dual diagnosis treatment can be challenging. The Recovery Village Palm Beach can help you initiate dual diagnosis treatment and help you locate dual diagnosis treatment centers in Florida and other locations around the country.
The Recovery Village (US) – Top of the line medical care, combined with wellness programs and holistic addiction treatments such as yoga and meditation, massage and equine resources mean we are dedicated to healing the whole self.
The Loss Foundation – Free cancer bereavement support.
Cruse bereavement care – Offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.
Macmillan – Coping with bereavement.
The Compassionate Friends – Supporting bereaved parents and their families.
Winston’s Wish – Support for children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling.
Dying Matters – A coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales, which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
MQ – Transforming mental health through research.
The Thought Report – An editorial hub for news and insight in mental health. It incorporates industry-wide thought leadership, high-level research and astute opinion from experts across the sector, helping subscribers keep up to date and informed.
Mental Health Research UK – UK charity dedicated to raising funds for research into mental illnesses, their causes and cures.
Centre for Mental Health – A charity with over 30 years’ experience in providing life changing research, economic analysis and policy influence in mental health.