Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 16:30-22:30)
Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: www.sane.org.uk/textcare
Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum
The Amber Project
Cardiff and Surrounding areas. Supporting people 14-25 who have experience of self-harm.
Telephone: 029 2034 4776
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393
MIND Cymru: www.mind.org.uk/about-us/mind-cymru
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Telephone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 09:30-16:00)
Free online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Self-help guides, and face to face training on recognising symptoms of mental health, and looking after wellbeing.
Heads above the Waves
Not-for-profit organisation that raises awareness of depression and self-harm in young people. Information for everyone, offering support / help / groups / info for children 7-11 about self-harm.
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Telephone: 0845 390 6232 (Monday to Friday, 09:30-17:00) Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
Young suicide prevention society.
Telephone: HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10:00-22:00, and 14:00-22:00 on weekends and bank holidays)
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 09:30-16:00)
Anxiety UK provide support for those who have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Telephone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 09:30-17:30)
Text: 07537 416 905
Dedicated Coronavirus resources: www.anxietyuk.org.uk/coronanxiety-support-resources
SWADS - South Wales Mental Health Peer Support
Suffering from any kind of mental health issue can feel very lonely. This peer-support group is designed to bring people together to offer mutual support and to help alleviate the feelings of fear, loneliness and despair that can often accompany such issues.
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
Newport and Gwent Telephone: 01633 259000
Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927
Newport Mind is a mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now.
Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis. We’ll listen, give support and advice, and fight your corner.
Telephone: 01633 258741
Zero Suicide Alliance
20 min training video in suicide prevention.
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Telephone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 17:00 to midnight)
Hafal helps people in Wales with serious mental illness and their families to work towards recovery. Services include employment training, general support, information, advice and groups.
Telephone: 01792 816 600/832 400
Men's Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
No Panic is a voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
Telephone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10:00-22:00) Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Telephone: 0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00)
The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.
Live Chat Information: www.relate.org.uk/relationship-help/talk-someone
C.A.L.L offers emotional support and information/literature on Mental Health and related matters to the people of Wales. Anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend can access the service.C.A.L.L. Helpline offers a confidential listening and support service.
Telephone: 0800 132 737
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.