Adult and Young Persons Mental Health Resources and Links

Talking Therapies - self-refer to talking therapies counselling and they will assess and refer you to the best type of counselling for you.

Mind - online information to empower you, infoline providing confidential help and legal line for advice around the law and mental health. Plus local mind groups as below.  

Mind in Somerset - Mindline open 24/7 01823276892. One-to- one support/ adult support groups/ peer support/ gardening/arts/ mind café’s/ mindline Trans+.

Mind in Somerset for young people

Somerset mental wellbeing service- connect with wellbeing navigators to discuss your goals and ways to achieve them  plus peer support.

Relate - relationship counselling information- family life and parenting/ sex/ separation or divorce/difficulties within relationships.

Somerset and Wessex eating disorders association- individual or groups sessions for those struggling with an eating disorder.

Beat Eating Disorders – online support and national helpline for those struggling with an eating disorder or know someone who is and needs support.

Cruse - bereavement support ( 01458 898211)- helpline and advice and information.

Somerset Suicide Bereavement Support Service - support for those bereaved by suicide – one to one or group sessions/ peer support.

Samaritans  -Crisis support – free to call 24/7- 116 123.

Papyrus - suicide prevention line – 0800 068 4141 or email – open weekday 0800-2200, weekends 1400-2200

Calm - For men 15-35yrs struggling with mental health/suicidal thoughts

Anxiety UK- become a member for access to one to one support, information and support.

OCD UK - support for those with OCD

Self help leaflets - self help booklets you can read online or print or listen to by audio around a variety of subjects- from anxiety-controlling anger- shyness- stress and many more.

Headspace - download an app (requires subscription) to provide mindfulness/ help with sleep-wake cycle/ mediation/ stress. 

Mindspace - mediation and mindfulness online sessions

Sane - emotional support for anyone effected by mental health.

Turning Point - Somerset drugs and alcohol service- support in reducing or stopping harmful use.

Silver line - OR Age UK - to help combat loneliness in the elderly;

Intercom Trust is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans+ charity working across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West

TranzWiki is a comprehensive directory of the groups campaigning for, supporting or assisting trans and gender non-conforming individuals, including those who are non-binary and non-gender, as well as their families across the UK.

Young minds - Booklets and leaflets. Parents helpline

Self Injury Support - Self help stratagies on self harm and for carers. Specific helpline for women and girls needing support.

Mental Heath Foundation - Good resources on all mental health. Lots of how to guides in publications

The Somerset Wellbeing Framework - Specific Somerset support. Parent and young person section and support for parents.

Sleep Council - Advice and support on how to sleep better.

Rethink - Information and fact sheets for young person and their families

CWMT - Resources for parents (exam stress)

In Charley's Memory - 1:1 online counselling based in Somerset

Kooth - Anonymous online support fro young people

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