My Mind Matters – Useful Contacts

My Mind Matters – Useful Contacts

Urgent Help

  • Phone 999 –  If you need urgent help with mental health or you think someone might be in danger.
  • Phone 111 – telephone the NHS 111 service available 24 hours a day to find out what other help is available for a mental health crisis.
  • Go to either the Leicester Royal Infirmary Urgent Care Centre or the Loughborough Urgent Care Centre.
  • Samaritans – 116 123 – 24hr free phone line
  • Leicestershire Helpline – 0808 800 330– 24hr free phone line
  • Sane Line – 0300 304 700 – 4.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Turning Point – 0808 800 3302 – 24hr phone line

The contacts for other areas are:

Covering Leicester City, Oadby/Wigston/Blaby:

Mental Health Matters: Covering Charnwood, North-West Leicestershire, Hinckley and Bosworth, Melton, Rutland

Online resources

Take a look at our short animations about My Mind Matters, 10 Tips to Feel Good and where to go for support in Harborough:

There is a lot of information online about mental health and here are a few pages that you may find useful – please click on the links.

Mental Health Foundation

Together

The Centre for Mental Health

Depression Alliance

  • Provides information and support to those who are affected by depression via publications, supporter services and a network of self-help groups.
  • Click here to visit the website
  • 0845 123 2320

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

PANDAS Foundation

  • PANDAS Foundation vision is to support every individual with pre (antenatal) or postnatal depression, or postnatal psychosis in England, Wales and Scotland. They campaign to raise awareness and remove the stigma. There is a PANDAS Help Line and Support Groups offering online advice to all, and much more.
  • Click here to visit the website
  • 0843 28 98 401 (every day from 9am-8pm)

General advice and support

Citizens Advice

  • Gives free confidential information and advice to help people sort out their money, legal, consumer and other problems. Provides support for children and young people.
  • Click here to visit the website

Young Minds

  • Provides information and advice for anyone with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.
  • Click here to visit the website
  • 020 7336 8445

Childline

Nightline

Other places you could go for support

Age UK

Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

Refugee Council

Relate

Counselling Directory

Anxiety UK

  • Works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy.
  • Click here to visit the website
  • 08444 775 774

For further contact numbers in a variety of areas please click here Advice and Support Document for our advice and support numbers.

Contact My Mind Matters

Telephone 01858 411 383
Email: mindmatters@vasl.org.uk
Address: My Mind Matters, VASL, Torch House, Torch Way, Market Harborough, LE16 9HL

 

Your Local mental Health Wellbeing and Recovery Service funded by: