National and north London charities

National and North London Charities

Tel: 08457 678 000 (6-11pm)
Saneline offers support and information for people experiencing mental health problems and their families and carers. SANE also undertake research into the causes of serious mental illness and help raise awareness of mental health issues.

40 Queens Road, Bounds Green, N11 2QU
Tel: 08457 909090 (24 hours, 7 days a week) or 020 8889 6888
Chris, PO Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgmental emotional support 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair. You can phone, email, write or see someone face to face in the local Samaritans branch.

Information and Advice Tel: 0207 840 3188 or 0845 456 0455 (National Advice Line open 10am to 2pm Mon-Fri)
Rethink is a charity working to help everybody affected by severe mental illness. Services provided include an advice helpline, advocacy, carer support, employment and training, helplines and services dedicated to black and minority ethnic communities.

Helpline: 0800 77 66 00 (Freephone)
Textphone: 82111
This service provides free and confidential information and advice on drugs for anyone who may be concerned. This includes relatives, friends and colleagues of people with drug problems. They can also put you in contact with drug services and agencies in your local area. They offer advice through email, phone and text message.

C.A.L.M (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
Tel: 0800 58 58 58 (Lines open from Sat-Tues, 5pm-midnight)
C.A.L.M is a national campaign aimed at men aged 15-35. Help and support can be accessed through the helpline and on-line resources.

Tel: 0800 1111
ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. They provide advice and support on a wide range of issues through the helpline and online.

Young Minds
Tel: 0808 802 5544 (Parents support line)
Young Minds is a UK charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Services include a support line for parents and online resources for children and young people.

beat - beating eating disorders
Helpline: 0845 634 1414 (people over 18, open Mon to Fri 10:30am-8:30pm, Sat 1pm - 4:30pm, Bank Holidays 11:30am - 2:30pm)
Beat is a national charity for people with eating disorders and their families. beat provides helplines for adults and young people, online support and local self-help groups.

Depression Alliance
Tel: 0845 123 23 20
Depression Alliance is a national charity providing information and support for people with depression. They offer support through local self help groups and online resources.

Anxiety Alliance
Tel: 0845 2967877 (10am-10pm everyday)
Anxiety Alliance is a registered charity offering help, advice and support to people suffering from general anxiety, phobias, panic attacks and their friends and family. Confidential support is offered through the helpline, email and online resources.

MDF The Bipolar Organisation
MDF The Bipolar Organisation, 21 St. George's Road, London, SE1 6ES
Tel: 020 7793 2600
MDF The Bipolar Organisation is a national user-led charity for people whose lives are affected by bipolar disorder. Services include self help groups, a members helpline and on-line resources.

National Self Harm Network (NSHN)
NSHN, PO Box 7264, Nottingham, NG1 6WJ
Tel: 0800 622 6000 (7pm-11pm daily)
NSHN is a charity supporting people affected by self harm and their families and carers. Services offered include a helpline and on-line forum.

PO Box 9325, Nottingham NG8 9FB
Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support and information to people who self harm, their friends and families.

PO Box 8955, Nottingham, NG10 9AU, United Kingdom
Tel: 0845 120 3778 (admin enquiries only)
OCD-UK is a national charity working with and for people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Service include 24/7 online support and information and advice for those suffering from OCD, their families and carers.

Relate: North East London
Tel: 01708 441722
Telephone counselling booking line: 0300 100 1234. (Open Mon - Thurs: 8am-9pm, Friday: 8am-5pm and Saturday: 9am-5pm (excluding Bank Holidays).
Relate is a national charity providing relationship counselling for individuals, couples, families, children and young people. Services also include online and telephone counselling.

Alzheimer's Society
Devon House, 58 St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1LB
Helpline: 0845 300 0336 (8.30am-6.30pm Mon-Fri)
The Alzheimers Society provides help and support to people affected by dementia. Services include a helpline, on-line resources and local branches.

Counselling Directory
Coliseum, Riverside Way, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3YL
Customer Service Team: 0844 8030 240
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Nutritionist Resource
Coliseum, Riverside Way, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3YL
Customer Service Team: 0844 8030 244
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