Mental Health - Adult
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Self Injury Support
Self Injury Support run a UK-wide multi-channel support service for women & girls affected by self-injury, trauma and abuse.
Telephone: 0808 800 8088 Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 19:00-21:30.
Safe Havens provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress (18 years and over) in person and virtually. For a location near you, or to access the Safe Haven virtually visit the website for the address.
Website: Safe Havens
Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 crisis text line available for anyone, anytime, anywhere. The service is anonymous and off bill.
Crisis Mental Health Helpline
In times of distress you can call the mental health crisis helpline. Lines are open 24 hours, seven days a week and calls are free of charge.
Telephone: 0800 915 4644
SMS text: 07717 989024
Website: Crisis Line
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
The Stayalive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. Local crisis services in Surrey are listed on the App.
Website: Stayalive App
Talking Therapies (IAPT)
The service provides help and support for people over 18 years who are experiencing mental health problems. These can include stress, low mood, anxiety, panic attacks, depression (including pre and post natal), obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, post traumatic stress and eating difficulties (not severe).
Website: Talking Therapy Providers in Surrey
Matrix SDT provides a range of community and in-patient mental health advocacy services for people over 18 years across Surrey.
Website: Matrix SDT Services
Advocacy in Surrey
Advocacy in Surrey (SDPP and Matrix SDT) provides a range of community and in-patient mental health advocacy services for people over 18 years across Surrey. You can contact them by SMS, email or by filling in a referral form.
NHS App Library
The NHS App Library helps patients and the public to find trusted health and wellbeing apps.
Healthwatch Surrey is an independent champion that gives the people of Surrey a voice to improve, shape and get the best from health and social care services by empowering local people and communities.
Telephone: 0303 303 0023
Text: 07592 787533
First Steps Guide
For anyone aged 18 years or above who is looking to take the first steps to improve mental well-being for themselves, their friends or family members and provides a range of advice, information and self-help techniques, brief information on common emotional and mental health issues and details of local and national organisations that provide support.
There are many apps that can help support emotional and mental wellbeing, please visit the link below to find out more.
Website: Mental Wellbeing Apps
Looking after someone
Find where to go for information and support if you are Looking after a family member, partner or friend because they are ill, frail or have a disability, and not being paid to do so.
Action for Carers Surrey
This service supports carers of all ages. They help with benefits advice, advocacy, and provide a wealth of information and free resources.
Website: Action for Carers
Mental Health and Money Advice
Mental Health and Money Advices is a UK-wide website service to combine support for both mental health and financial problems.
Community Connections Service
The service offers a range of support for people over 18 years aimed at improving your emotional and mental well-being. The service accepts self-referrals.
Services include: one to one support, support groups, walking groups, drop in services, art groups, mindfulness sessions, social events and peer support, confidence building courses, signposting to local agencies.
Website: Community Connections
Self-help techniques & local mental health support for adults and children
There’s a range of information, support and resources specifically for mental health and emotional wellbeing, which you do not have to speak with your GP about to access. Please visit the Healthy Surrey website to find out about self-help resources and a full list of support available in your local community including money management & debt, veteran support and places to contact in times of crisis. Support is listed for both for adults and children.
Catalyst works in a number of ways to alleviate the damage to and promote the health of people affected by drug and alcohol problems, and with wellbeing issues such as depression, stress and anxiety.
YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/Catalyst-support
Telephone: 01483 590150
LGBTQ+ communities and mental health
Please see a list of services available to support people from the LGBTQ+ community.
Website: LGBTQ specialist services
Virtual Wellbeing Sessions
This is available for Surrey residents over 18 years who want to join virtual sessions from the comfort of their own home.
Website: Virtual Wellbeing Sessions
The service provides a range of supported housing, community based and employment services for people over 18 years with mental health problems across Surrey.
Website: Richmond Fellowship
Independent Mental Health Network
If you are 18 years and over and have experience of mental ill health or care for someone who has then you can join the IMHN to have your say to improve mental health services in Surrey and North East Hants.
Website: IMHN Surrey
For over a century Combat Stress have been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today they provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service.
Telephone: 0800 323 4444
NHS Veteran Mental Health Service
If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health difficulties, you can get expert help from NHS veterans mental health services.
OCD Action provides support and information to anybody affected by OCD.
Helpline: 0845 390 6232
Carers UK provides expert advice, information and support. They also campaign and innovate to find better ways to reach and support carers.
Sane offers emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental health problems through their helpline, text care and their online support forum.
Hoarding UK is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting people affected by hoarding behaviours. Their helpline support for people with hoarding behaviour has been used by thousands of people impacted by hoarding related issues.
Telephone: 020 3239 1600
Helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up Tranquillizers.
Telephone: 0300 772 9844
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP)
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is specialist provider for health services for people of all ages with mental ill-health in Surrey. They deliver a range of specialist mental health support such as Children & Young People services (CAMHS), Eating Disorders, Early Intervention Psychosis service, Perinatal and much more. They Some of their services will require a referral from a GP.
Website: SABP Mental Health Trust – All Ages