Support Organisations - Suicidal Feelings & Depression

01 June 2017


SUICIDAL FEELINGS

Samaritans
http://www.samaritans.org
If you’re feeling emotionally distressed and need someone to talk to, you can phone at any time of day or night.
Helpline: 116 123 (lines open 24 hours, free and does not appear on telephone billing)
Email: jo@samaritans.org

Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide

http://www.papyrus-uk.org
Providing confidential advice to young people about suicide prevention, also offering advice to anyone concerned about a young person.
HopeLineUK: 0800 068 41 41 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am - 10pm, Weekends 2 - 10pm, Bank Holidays 2pm- 5pm)
Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org
SMS: 07786209697

Campaign Against Living Miserably - CALM

http://www.thecalmzone.net/
CALM offer support information and advice for men, helping to prevent male suicide.
Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (lines open 5pm – 12 midnight)

Mind

http://www.mind.org.uk
Mind provide an information service for all aspects of mental health, which includes depression and Post Natal Depression. Local branches of MIND can be found online or by calling the helpline.
Helpline: 0300 123 3393 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm)
Email: infor@mind.org.uk
Text: 86463

Sane
http://www.sane.org.uk
Sane offer crisis care and emotional support to anyone affected by a mental health problem including depression.
Saneline: 0300 304 7000 (lines open 4.30pm-10.30pm)
Email: sanemail@sane.org.uk

Black Dog Tribe

http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/bdt
An online advice for depression including a forum and campaign.

SOBS - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
http://www.uk-sobs.org.uk
SOBS offer specialist emotional support and practical information for people bereaved by suicide.
Helpline: 0300 111 5065 (lines open 9am - 9pm)

Maytree
http://www.maytree.org.uk
Offering a sanctuary for the suicidal.
Email: maytree@maytree.org.uk

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Euthanasiaandassistedsuicide/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information about UK law and the definition of assisted suicide.



POST NATAL DEPRESSION

House of Light – PND support
http://www.pndsupport.co.uk
Providing support and information to women affected by Post Natal Depression and their families.
Helpline: 0800 043 2031 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Email: help@pndsupport.co.uk

Association for Post Natal Illness - APNI

http://apni.org/
Offering support for post-natal depression.
Helpline: 0207 386 0868 (lines open Monday - Friday 10am – 2pm)

Net Mums – Post Natal Depression
http://www.netmums.com/pnd/
Support for post natal depression.

Panda’s Foundation

http://www.pandasfoundation.org.uk
Providing support for pre and post natal depression.
Helpline: 0843 28 98 401 (lines open Monday – Sunday 9am – 8pm)

Mother for Mothers

http://www.mothersformothers.co.uk/index.html
Support and advice from mothers who have been through post natal depression.

SAD - SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER


NHS - SAD
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Seasonal-affective-disorder/
NHS information on this form of depression.

SADA
http://www.sada.org.uk/
Information and support for anyone affected by SAD.


COUNSELLING & THERAPY

Royal College of Psychiatrists
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/expertadvice.aspx
Information about depression.

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy - BACP
http://www.bacp.co.uk/
Information to locate qualified counsellors and psychotherapists locally.

Counselling Directory

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk
Online information to locate a suitable qualified registered counsellor or psychotherapist locally.

BPS
http://www.bps.org.uk/
Offering information on local chartered psychologists.