Useful Links for Counselling and Mental Health in Plymouth
While I take every effort to ensure that links to external providers are accurate, and up to date, I cannot take responsibility for websites maintained by external providers.
Samaritans.org - Free Helpline 116 123 - Open 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Mind.org.uk - Providing information and support for those living with mental health problems, including friends and family who have someone they are close to with mental health issues.
Giveusashout.org - Text line 24/7 - text anytime for free, to talk to a trained volunteer.
Sane.org.uk - Call 07984 967708 a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.
National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK
Spbristol.org/NSPHUK - 0800 689 5652 - Open 24/7 Offering a supportive listening service to anyone having thoughts of suicide.
CALM Campaign Against Living Miserably
Thecalmzone.net - 0800 58 58 58 - A helpline for those struggling and needing to talk.
Switchboard.lgbt - 0300 330 0630 - Support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people - and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.
Find a local NHS Urgent Mental Health Helpline (England only) Nhs.uk/service-search/mental-health/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline
Helplines and Support for Children and Young People
Kooth.com - Free, safe and anonymous online mental health support for children and young people.
The Zone Plymouth
Thezoneplymouth.co.uk - A charity providing free and confidential information and support to young people in Plymouth.
Childline.org.uk - 0800 1111 - Confidential helpline for children and young people up to the age of 19.
Bereavement Helplines and Services
Cruse.org.uk - 0808 808 1677 - Free helpline for those dealing with bereavement.
BCS Bereavement Counselling Service Plymouth
Bcsplymouth.co.uk - Providing Short-term psychotherapeutic interventions for people who have experienced sudden, traumatic loss and for people experiencing prolonged grief, also known as complicated grief.
Jeremiahsjourney.org.uk - Offering support to children and their families who live in Plymouth or the immediate surrounding area who have experienced the death of someone significant or is experiencing the anticipated death of a family member due to terminal illness.
Other Support Services
Saltsouthwest.co.uk - Free listening therapy for individuals, couples, carers and families in the area of childhood sexual abuse.
The Mustard Tree Macmillan Centre
Plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk/mustard-tree - Cancer Support Centre created to support people with cancer, their carers and family. It is available to anyone affected by cancer at any stage of the illness and offers a wide range of services.
Pregnancy Crisis Care Pregnancy Crisis Care (Plymouth & SE Cornwall)
Pregnancycrisiscare.org.uk - Provides a free, confidential, and impartial counselling service to individuals and couples facing any pregnancy-related crises.
Plymouthaa.org.uk - The support organisation for AA groups in the Plymouth area.