If you are in the UK and in need of emergency support please call 999 immediately.
For non-emergency NHS support please call 111.
“We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.”
Rethink Mental Illness rethink.org
“We help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives.”
“SANE is a UK-wide charity working to improve quality of life for people affected by mental illness.”
PTSD UK ptsduk.org
“Our mission is to provide support and information for anyone experiencing PTSD. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding of the condition and treatments available.”
Combat Stress combatstress.org.uk
“Combat Stress is the UK’s leading veterans’ mental health charity. We treat a range of mental health conditions including PTSD, depression and anxiety”
Anxiety UK anxietyuk.org.uk
“We work to relieve and support those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy. We work regularly with external agencies and healthcare professionals to improve services for those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression and also campaign to raise awareness of the conditions.”
“OCD-UK is the leading national charity, independently working with and for almost one million children and adults whose lives are affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).”
Bipolar UK bipolaruk.org
“With advice on how to support a loved one, information on how to manage your bipolar and links to useful support services, we’re here to help you.”
Blurt Foundation blurtitout.org
“Blurt exists to make a difference to anyone affected by depression. Being diagnosed can be overwhelming – there’s a lot to learn and plenty of prejudice to battle. Telling people is tough, and not everyone will understand. That’s why we’re here for you, whenever you need us, for anything at all.”
“Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Our vision is an end to the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. We have been a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected by these serious mental illnesses since our founding in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, giving sufferers and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported, and empowered.”
Cruse Bereavement Care cruse.org.uk
“Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. ”
*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.
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Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.