Mental Health Awareness – Useful Links and Contacts

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week – share the green ribbon to show your support and keep the conversation going. Not all wounds are visible, it’s ok to say you’re not ok.

For useful contacts and websites in the UK:

Samaritans: 116 123 – http://Samaritans.org

Papyrus: (preventing suicide in young people) 0800 068 41 41

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/help-advice

Young Minds: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/looking-after-yourself/

Combat Stress (UK Veterans Mental Health Charity): http://combatstress.org.uk 0800 138 1619

Calm Zone (specifically for men): https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/

Mind information leaflets on different types of mental health condition: http://mind.org.uk

Heads Together’s Tips for Talking: http://headstogether.org.uk/tipsfortalking

Also videos like:

“Be in your mate’s corner” video by Time to Change is here:

“Finding the words to ask for help” video by Mind: https://youtu.be/Dqb-n_L5hIA

Responding with empathy: https://helpingyousparkle.com/2017/10/25/making-space-to-talk-responding-with-empathy-when-someones-struggling/

Always speak to your doctor if you have concerns about your mental health.

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