SPEAK TO SOMEONE

WHO CAN HELP YOU RIGHT NOW

This site is not a cure for anxiety, depression, addiction, panic and or any other mental health problem that you may have. It is a tool for you to use as and when you need to and Mental Mutha is a community of united and unashamed women who share their stories in the hope that YOU will be inspired to ask for help if and when you need it. 

 

MIND, THE MENTAL HEALTH CHARITY

Information on mental health issues and problems, tips on how to get through the day, advice on how best to help someone that you know who may be struggling with their mental health. A website and charity developed to help you today and create a safe space that supports you and your mental health. Mind are raising awareness and promoting understanding when it comes to matters of the mind.   

SAMARITANS

Every 6 seconds the Samaritans get contacted by someone who is struggling with their mental health and they are available to listen, talk and connect - 24/7 with complete confidentiality. You do not have to be suicidal to contact the Samaritans. See how they can help you today. You can call, email, write or visit them. Check out the website for more information. 

TALK SPACE - ONLINE THERAPY

Emotions can’t be scheduled. With Unlimited Messaging Therapy you can message your personal licensed therapist exactly when you feel like it. No need to travel or even leave your house or office. Talk Space also have many affordable price plans.

InstaHelp

Online psychologists and anonymous therapy counselling. Chat with a psychologist when and where you wish. Whether you are on a computer or using a smartphone, without an appointment or whilst you’re travelling. Online counselling at Instahelp costs considerably less than face-to-face therapy at a practice.

ANNA FREUD CENTRE

National centre for children and families based in London. They offer resources, training, consultations and services for schools, practitioners, families, children and young adults. They also offer specific services for all stages throughout adoption and interventions for families who have experienced trauma. 

MAKING SENSE OF WHAT THE PROBLEM IS

Sometimes you may be clear in your mind what it is that you are struggling with (e.g. anxiety) and what you want help with (e.g. being able to manage / reduce panic attacks), but sometimes it can all feel pretty overwhelming and confusing.  It is the job of the healthcare professional you see to try and help make sense of it, but in order to get you to the right place, it can be really helpful if you can identify a few things. Read more and decide what to do next.

KOOTH

Kooth is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth provides online counselling and emotional support for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. 

EMMA SVANBERG

If you are in need of support in navigating the journey of parenthood, Dr Emma Svanberg (The Mumologist) is a Clinical Psychologist working with people throughout pregnancy and the early years. She is based in London but also offers Skype consultations. You can read more about Emma at www.mumologist.com

CHATTERMINDS

Mindfulness courses and workshops for children to manage emotions, specialising in anxiety management. www.chatterminds.co.uk Instagram: @chatterminds Facebook: @Chatterminds Twitter: @Chatterminds

 

TUCK

Both depression and severe sleep problems are major risk factors for suicide and health problems like heart disease, other mental disorders, and smoking. People with depression have trouble being productive in work or school, which can impact their career and social life. The sleep issues are often one of the reasons depressed people seek out professional help. TUCK have a variety of resource guides about how sleep health can be impacted by anxietydepressionbipolar disorderautismADHD, and more.



BETTER HELP

Begin the counseling process in any way that you want: text, phone or video via Better Help. Based on your needs, you will be matched with a qualified licensed professional counsellor. Plans start at $35/week and you can apply for financial aid. (American, but all online)

MARY MEADOWS

A qualified Performance Coach who is a skilled NLP Practitioner. Mary's mission is to make women feel good about themselves and to support them in developing the skills they need to live their best life. 

 

FOURTH TRI MAGAZINE

Independent print magazine written by parents for parents, to support life after birth. www.fourthtrimag.com

Social : @fourthtrimag 

 

MINDS FOR LIFE COUNSELLING APP

The app gives quick access to BACP or UKCP registered therapists. Depending on the support package paid for, users can call and/or message their counsellor to explore relationship troubles, depression and anxiety. You can also get mood and sleep tracking and a moderated anonymous forum.

£85 a month for unlimited messaging with a counsellor (10am to 10pm), or £170 for this, plus two video sessions per month.

Available from the App Store.