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 3302– 24hr free phone line
  • Sane Line – 0300 304 700 – 4.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Turning Point – 0808 800 3302 – 24hr phone line
  • Lamp Advocacy – 0116 255 6286 – 9.00am – 5.00pm 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


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



Adult Social Care

Other places you could go for support

Age UK

Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

Refugee Council


Counselling Directory

Adult Social Care

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

Guide to Menstrual Cycles & Mental Health

  • The link between menstrual cycles and mental health and how mood, sleep, and energy levels are affected during periods.
  • Understanding premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and its more severe form premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) – their physical and emotional effects, what to look out for, and how PMS and PMDD symptoms mimic other mental health conditions.
  • Useful self-care tips and wellbeing advice during your cycle – how the right diet, exercise, emotional and stress management practices help, and other useful advice and resources for women.
  • Click here to visit website

Understanding Screen Addiction and Responsible Digital Use

Teen Body Image And Self-esteem – A Practical Guide For Parents

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
Address: My Mind Matters, VASL, Torch House, Torch Way, Market Harborough, LE16 9HL

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