Places To Turn For Help

Places To Turn For Help

Places to turn for help

From help with addiction and anxiety, to self-harm and suicide support, we’ve compiled a non-exhaustive list of places that you can turn to for specialist help.

Anxiety UK:

No Panic:

OCD Action: 0845 390 6232 Information and support for people with experience of OCD, and their friends, family and carers.

OCD-UK: 03332 127 890 A charity run by people with OCD who campaign and can help with local support group information.

Autism Independent UK:

The National Autistic Society:

For information on suicide bereavement support, please visit our dedicated page here.

Child Bereavement Network:

Child Bereavement UK:

Compassionate Friends:

Cruse Bereavement Care:

Grief Encounter:

Hope Again – Cruse Bereavement for Children:




Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse:



National Association for People Abused in Childhood:

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children:

Stop it Now:

Survivors UK:

Pain UK:

Pain Support:

Action on Pain:

Youth Access:

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy:

British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies:

Counselling Directory:

Joshua Nolan Foundation (Edinburgh only service):

Charlie Waller Memorial trust:

Peer Support via Mind:

Recovery Letters:

Family Support Northern Ireland:

Hub of Hope:

The Mix:

Nightline Association:

Young Minds:

Youth Access:

Public Health Agency Northern Ireland:

Public Health Agency Norther Ireland: Young Person’s Guide to Mental Health

Public Health Agency Northern Ireland: Coronavirus Take 5




The Big White Wall:


Minding Your Head (Northern Ireland): (LGBTQIA+ mental wellness app):

The Association for Post Natal Illness: 020 7386 0868 Provides support to mothers with postnatal depression.

Birth trauma association: Support for women who have experienced traumatic childbirth, and their partners.

The Miscarriage Association: Information and support for anyone affected by miscarriage.

Sands: Stillbirth and neonatal death charity, providing information and support for anyone affected by these issues.

PANDAS: Information and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem during or after pregnancy.

Beaumont Society:

LBGT Foundation:

LGBT Scotland:


Support in Northern Ireland

The Rainbow Project: Home – Rainbow Project (

SAIL – Supporting Families
Telephone – (028) 9532 0023
Email –

GenderJam NI: GenderJam NI | CommunityN


James’ Place: free, life-saving therapy for suicidal men in London, the North East and the North West.

Lifeline (Northern Ireland):


SOS (Silence of Suicide):

ASSIST trauma care helpline: 0178 856 0800 Information and specialist help for people with PTSD and anyone supporting them.

Hearing Voices Network:

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