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People you can talk to in Hampshire

EIP Out of Hours numbers

Southern Health NHS Trust logo

Open: 24 hours a day

Info: Out of hours support for people who are open to the service.

Contact: North Hampshire: 01256 376507; East Hampshire: 02392 344562


iTalk logo

Open: 8am-6pm Monday – Thursday and 8am-4:30pm Friday.

Info: iTalk provides access to psychological therapies for people living in Hampshire through self-referral and GP referral. Their website contains information and resources.

Contact: 02380 383920; https://www.italk.org.uk/

Havant & East Hants Mind

Havant and East Hants Mind logo

Open: Monday to Friday 9am-4:30pm

Info: They offer wellbeing services, including information, advice & signposting, one-to-one support, peer support and group activities, and recovery focused workshops in the Havant and east Hampshire Area

Contact: 02392 498916; https://www.easthantsmind.org/

Andover Mind – Wellbeing Centre

Andover Mind Logo

Open: Monday-Friday 9:30am-4pm

Info: Covers Basingstoke. The wellbeing centre offers care and support to help increase self-esteem, manage mental distress and promote self-management.

Contact: 01256 476572; Well-beingbasingstoke@andover.org.uk

Off the Record

Off the Record logo

Open: Monday-Wednesday 3pm-9pm; Thursday 1pm-9pm; Friday 1pm-5pm

Info: Support for young people aged 11-25 in the South East of Hampshire. They also offer a drop in service in Havant.

Contact: 02392 474724; http://www.otr-south.org.uk/index.php

Carers in Southampton

Open: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (appointments are preferred)

Info: Supports adults who provide unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, illness, mental health condition, or who needs extra help as they grow older.

Contact: 023 8058 2387 https://www.carersinsouthampton.co.uk/

Info: Support for carers in Hampshire

Contact: 01264 835246 https://www.carercentre.com/

People you can talk to in London

The 24-hour Mental Health Helpline for South East London

South London and Mausley NHS Trust Logo

Open: 24 hours

Info: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has a 24-hour free telephone line to support anyone in Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Croydon experiencing mental distress.

Contact: 0800 731 2864

Lambeth and Southwark Mind

Lambeth and Southwark Mind logo

Open: 10am - 5pm from Monday to Thursday

Info: To provide free, innovative, long-term services that empower and support everyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Contact: 0207 501 9203; https://www.lambethandsouthwarkmind.org.uk/

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind

Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind logo

Open: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Info: Community Mental Health Support for adults recovering from mental health problems. Peer Support offering volunteering opportunities and groups for adults with experience of mental health problems

Contact: 020 3228 0760;

Living Well Network Hub

The Living Well Network logo

Open: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

Info: The Living Well Network Hub is often called the ‘front door to mental health services’. This is because if you are having a ‘wobbly’ day or you aren’t feeling well and are worried about your mental health and wellbeing, you can contact the Hub and introduce yourself.

Contact: 0203 691 5080 ; https://www.lambethccg.nhs.uk/our-plans/mental-health-services/lambeth-living-well-network/Pages/default.aspx

Raw Sounds

Raw Material logo

Open: Mondays & Thursday afternoons

Info: Raw Sounds is a programme of music workshops for people with mental health needs, open to young people and adults between the ages of 16-65 accessing mental health services.

Contact: 020 7737 6103; 07770 555 940; info@raw-material.org; https://www.lambethandsouthwarkmind.org.uk/directory/raw-sounds/

Work Well

Work well logo

Info: Work Well can help you to find paid work if you are experiencing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression

Contact: 020 3228 2041; workwell@slam.nhs.uk

Your story

Open: Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

Info: Founded in 2003, YourStory has worked with over 4,000 vulnerable young people addressing the different needs and pressures they experience on a daily basis. We help equip them with the skills and confidence needed to take control of their lives, to explore opportunities and to do their best in life to achieve their full potential

Contact: 125 Lambeth Walk London SE11 6EE

Vocation Matters

Vocation matters logo

Info: Time-unlimited, vocational information and support for people who use mental health services in Lambeth

Contact: 020 3228 6818

SLaM Recovery College

SLaM Recovery College logo

Info: Recovery is about people with mental health difficulties having the same opportunities in life as everyone else. It is about a personal journey towards a meaningful and satisfying life. It is about hope, control and opportunity. It is about living as well as possible. SLaM Recovery College run workshops and courses to provide the tools to make this happen, to help you become an expert in your own recovery or that of someone you care for or work with.

Contact: 020 3228 3643; hello@slamrecoverycollege.co.uk; http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/15364/slam-recovery-college


Mind Kit logo

Info: Mindkit offers free, interactive Wellbeing and Resilience Sessions to groups of young people, aged 14 to 25.

Contact: https://www.mindkit.org.uk/

Sydenham Garden

Syndenham garden logo

Open: 9.30am-4.30pm; Mon-Fri

Info: Sydenham Garden is a unique wellbeing centre utilising its gardens, nature reserve and activity rooms to help people in their recovery from mental and physical ill-health in Lewisham.

Contact: 0208 2911650; https://www.sydenhamgarden.org.uk/

Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Service (YPHWBS)

Young Peoples Mental Health and Well being - Compass - Logo

Open: 9-5 Mon-Thu; 9-4.30 Friday

Info: The (YPHWBS) helps young people in Lewisham to make achievable and sustainable lifestyle changes that improve their long term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing.

Contact: 0208 690 3020; LHWS@compass-uk.org; http://www.compass-uk.org/lewisham

Family Health ISIS

Family Health ISIS logo

Open: Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm

Info: African and Caribbean Mental Health Services in Lewisham

Contact: 0208 695 1955; centre@familyhealthisis.org.uk; https://www.familyhealthisis.org/contact

Southwark wellbeing Hub

Southwark wellbeing hub logo

Open: Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

Info: We are a service providing information and support to anyone living in Southwark who is worried about their wellbeing, or that of someone close to them..

Contact: 0203 751 9684; http://www.together-uk.org/southwark-wellbeing-hub/the-directory/

Community Southwark

Community Southwark logo

Info: Community Southwark is the umbrella organisation for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark.

Contact: 020 7358 7020;

People you can talk to in Berkshire and Oxfordshire

Berkshire Crisis Resolution Home Team

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust logo

Contact: 0300 365 9999

Time to Talk

Time to talk Berkshire logo

Info: A local charity offering free, confidential counselling to young people in West Berkshire who are between 11 and 25 years old. Time to Talk’s objective is to promote the moral and social wellbeing of young people, particularly 14-21 year olds, through one-to-one non-judgmental counselling.

Contact: 01635 581421; http://t2twb.org/

The Edge

The edge logo

Info: We work with young people up to the age of 18 and their families/carers who are affected by drugs or alcohol.

Contact: 01635 582002; theedge@westberks.gov.uk; www.edgecrew.co.uk

Pulling Together

Pulling together logo

Info: This is a group for people with Mental Health Issues who meet on a daily bases. Offer safe friendly environment with a wide range of activities.

Contact: 07554 736580; vanessa.miles@cfpnewbury.org

Eight Bells for Mental Health

Eight bells for mental health logo

Open: The centre is open Monday - Thursday 9.30am -3.30pm each week.

Info: charitable organisation which supports people affected by mental health in West Berkshire. A member led organisation open to anyone who has experienced a mental health issue. We provide a safe friendly welcoming place for people to drop in relax and be among supportive peers. We offer a range of activities, courses and trips including music, health living and art. We also have a catering team who provide a freshly cooked meal every day.

Contact: 07786 707646; newbury.eightbells@gmail.com; www.eightbellsnewbury.co.uk

Oxfordshire Mind

Oxfordshire mind logo

Open: Monday to Friday: 9.30am-4.30pm.

Contact: 01865 247788; info@oxfordshire-mind.org.uk; http://www.oxfordshire-mind.org.uk


Restore logo

Info: Restore is an Oxfordshire-based mental health charity that supports people to take control of their recovery, develop skills and lead meaningful lives. We offer recovery groups, training and employment coaching to make this possible.

Contact: 01865 455821; information@restore.org.uk


Tandem logo

Info: Tandem provides one-to-one befriending outside of the home to people in the immediate Oxford area who have been through a period of mental ill-health and are looking to rebuild their lives.

Contact: 07756 815152; enquiries.tandembefriending@gmail.com

People you can talk to in Norfolk


Papyrus logo

Open: until 10pm

Contact: 0800 068 4141; 07786 209 697

People you can talk to in Manchester

42nd Street

Open: Mon-Fri: 9:30am-5pm

Info: 42nd Street is a Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity which provides free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Contact: 0161 228 7321 (Freephone); www.42ndstreet.org.uk

Papyrus HOPELine

Papyrus logo

Contact: Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm; Weekends: 2pm-10pm; Bank holidays: 2pm- 10pm

Info: If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact HOPELINEUK for confidential support and practical advice.

Contact: 0800 068 4141 (Freephone); 07786 209697; www.papyrus-uk.org

End the Fear

End the fear logo

Open: Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm excl. bank holidays

Info: Anybody who is experiencing domestic or sexual violence can find help, support and advice here. We also provide support to people who know someone who may be being abused.

Contact: Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse helpline:0161 636 7525; National helpline: 0808 2000 24/7; www.endthefear.co.uk

LGBT foundation Greater Manchester

LGBT Foundation Manchester logo

Open:Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm

Info: Whether it's relationships, coming out, family issues, knowing your legal rights, reporting a hate crime, or you just need someone to talk to - get in touch and tell us how we can help.

Contact: 0345 3 30 30 30; helpline@lgbt.foundation; https://lgbt.foundation/


Centrepoint logo

Open: Mon-Fri: 9-5pm

Info: If you're rough sleeping, sofa surfing or don't feel safe in your home, The Centrepoint Helpline is here to support you. We can support you and give you help with housing if you're at risk of being homeless.

Contact: 0808 800 0661 (Freephone); www.centrepoint.org.uk

People you can talk to in Sussex

Sussex Mental Health Helpline

Open: 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Info: Offers listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties, or who may be in crisis and in urgent need of help, with their mental health.

Contact: 0800 0309 500 (Freephone) www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/sussex-mental-healthline

Mental Health Rapid Response Service (Brighton)

Open: 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Info: An urgent response service to the people of Brighton & Hove who are 18+ when they feel they are in a mental health crisis and are at immediate risk of harming themselves or others

Contact: 0300 304 0078 (Freephone) https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/MHRRS

i-Rock East Sussex (East Sussex)

Open: 11am to 6pm Monday to Friday drop in sites in Hastings, Eastbourne and Newhaven

Info: Offers advice and support for 14-25 year olds on emotional and mental wellbeing, jobs, education and housing.

Contact: https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/irock for more information and to book a virtual appointment

Youth Emotional Support (YES) service (West Sussex)

Open: Self-referral

Info: Youth Emotional Support (YES) is a free service for young people aged 11-18 looking for support with their wellbeing

Contact: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/education-children-and-families/your-space/health/emotional-wellbeing-and-mental-health/youth-emotional-support-yes-service/

Youth Advice Centre (YAC)

Open: 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Info: Advice, support and guidance for young people

Contact: 01273 624432 9am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday (Brighton)

East Sussex (Brighton) www.ymcadlg.org/what-we-do/support-and-advice/youth-advice-centre-yac/

West Sussex (Crawley) www.ymcadlg.org/what-we-do/support-and-advice/yac-youth-advice-centre-crawley/

RU-OK? (Brighton)

Open: 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4.30pm Friday

Info: Help and advice about drugs, alcohol and sexual health

Contact: 01273 293966



Hearing Voices Network Peer Support Groups Brighton and Bognor Regis


Brighton Tuesdays, 6.30 - 7.30pm

Bognor Regis The last Thursday of every month 3pm-4pm

Info: Peer support groups for people who hear voices (Part of the Hearing Voices Network)

Contact: http://www.hearing-voices.org/

Brighton Group: 07547 801 886, hvbrighton@gmail.com

Bognor Group: Fi Young, hearingvoices.bognor@gmail.com

Your GP

Usually open standard working hours.

They can briefly assess the situation and put you directly in touch with the right person for you.


Open 24 hours, for emergencies.

They can assess the situation and provide crisis support. They may encourage you to see your GP, or will put you in touch with immediate support if it's needed.

Your local Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Usually open working hours

If you’re worried about or experiencing psychosis, they can assess the situation and provide support. If in fact, you’re not experiencing psychosis but need some support, they can help you to find the right person for you.

You could call the following confidential helplines or visit their websites for support and advice:


Open 24 hours

Helpline for anyone needing emotional support

08457 90 90 90



5pm - 9am Monday - Thursday. All day during weekends and bank holidays.

National helpline providing information on mental distress, where to get help, interventions and advocacy

0300 123 3393



Open 6pm – 11pm everyday

National helpline offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems

0845 767 8000


Talk to Frank

Open 24 hours

FRANK offers free, professional, friendly and unbiased information about drugs

0800 776600 (text 82111)


Alcohol illustration


Open 24 hours

Offering free support and advice to children and young people

0800 1111


Get connected

1pm – 11pm everyday

Free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don't know where to turn

0808 808 4994 (text 80849)


Parent’s helpline

9.30 – 4pm Monday to Friday

Free information and support for parents on child and adolescent mental health

0808 802 5544



10am – 10pm everyday

Support for anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not

020 7403 0888 (18 years+)

020 7407 0215 (12-17 yrs.)


http://www.youngminds.org.uk/ - information for young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing.

http://www.voicecollective.co.uk/ - information, stories and peer support for children and young people who hear, see and sense things that others don't.

http://www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk/- information for family and friends of people who experience psychosis and offering the opportunity to ask questions to a pharmacist, psychiatrist, and psychologist.

http://www.rethink.org/carers-family-friends/caring-for-yourself-guide/- an eight-part guide for people who care for someone who experiences mental health problems.