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Peer Support / Advice Services


Alzheimer's Society

Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines

0300 222 1122 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 5pm / Sat - Sun, 10am to 4pm)

Anxiety UK

Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition

03444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)

Bipolar UK

Charity helping people living with Manic Depression or Bipolar Disorder


Campaign Against Living Miserably - for men aged 15 to 35

0800 58 58 58 (5pm to midnight)

Cruse Bereavement Care

Advice and support for those experiencing bereavement

0808 808 1677 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 5pm)


Free confidential helpline for people worried about their own or someone else's drinking

0300 123 1110 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 8pm / Sat - Sun, 11am to 4pm)

Family Lives

Advice on all aspects of parenting, including bullying

0808 800 2222 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 9pm / Sat - Sun, 10am to 3pm)


Confidential information and advice about drugs, their effects and the law

Live chat service - 2pm to 6pm

Text your question to: 82111

0300 123 6600 (24 hour helpline)


Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers

0808 808 1111 (Mon - Fri, 9am to 5pm)

Men's Health Forum

24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email

Mental Health Foundation

Provide information and support for anyone with Mental health problems or learning disabilities


Promote the views and needs of people with Mental Health problems

0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)

National Gambling Helpline

Advice and guidance with problem gambling habits

0808 8020 133 (8am -midnight)

No Panic

Charity offering support for those who suffer panic attacks and those with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Offer courses in overcoming phobia and/or OCD

0300 772 9844

OCD Action

Support for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Information on treatment and online courses

020 7253 2664


Charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD

Includes facts, news and treatments

0333 212 7890 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)


National provider of relationship support

Rethink Mental Illness

Support and advice for people living with mental illness

0300 5000 927 (Mon - Fri, 9:30 to 4pm)


Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers

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Support for the older generation

Confidential phone line with advice around retirement, isolation and a changing world

0800 4 70 80 90

Victim Support

Advice and support for those who are the victims of crime

0808 168 9111

Young Minds

Information on child and adolescent mental health

Services for parents and professionals

Parent's helpline: 0808 802 5544 (Mon - Fri, 9:30am to 4pm)

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