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Mental health organisations

If you are looking for more information about mental health care and treatment, we can help. Use these resources to find more advice and support. This list offers a guide to mental health charities, organisations and resources online.

We also have a crisis resources page, including suicide, addiction and domestic abuse helplines and websites.


Mind is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales, working for better mental health for everyone. Mind campaigns and provides information for better mental health and to improve conditions, policy and attitudes. It provides information, guidance and support through booklets, website and an infoline.

Mental Health Foundation

This group's mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.

Anxiety UK

This charity helps people living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via its helpline, including low cost one to one therapy services. It also campaigns to raise awareness of anxiety disorders through events like the annual 'Anxiety Disorders Awareness Week'. It also has a list of self-help groups nationally that you can access via its website.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

This professional body provides information for people seeking information on counselling and psychotherapy in the UK through the "It’s good to talk" website.

Counselling Directory

This website offers information on mental health issues, concerns and worries - plus a directory of qualified counsellors and psychotherapists who may be able to help one-to-one.


YoungMinds is a charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. It campaigns, carries out research and aims to influence policy and practice.

Action for Happiness

Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change. It says it is bringing together people from all walks of life who want to play a part in creating a happier society.


LifeSigns is a voluntary organisation raising awareness about self-injury.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

This is the professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the UK. It also publishes leaflets and information for patients about mental health conditions, including depression.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

This professional body for counselling and psychotherapy provides information for people seeking information on counselling and psychotherapy in the UK.

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Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on September 20, 2016

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