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Mental Health Resources


Mental Health Resources

Global’s Make Some Noise are supporting small charities across the UK by funding projects that are changing lives, including mental health projects offering help to people in their hour of need.

If you are struggling with your mental health and need support, we have put together a list of charities who offer national telephone or online support.

Parenting Mental Health

Online group support for parents

Parenting Mental Health is a support service for anyone parenting a child with poor mental health. Find connection within a Facebook community with understanding parents and get access to tools and information.

https://parentingmentalhealth.org

Andy’s Man Club

In-person group support for men

Andy’s Man Club is a men’s suicide prevention charity, offering free-to-attend peer-to-peer support groups across the UK and online.

https://andysmanclub.co.uk

Changing Faces

Helpline for those with a visible difference  

Changing Faces provides practical and emotional support and promotes respect for everyone with a visible difference. They offer a support helpline, peer group chats, access to an online community and more.

https://www.changingfaces.org.uk

MindOut

Online 1-1 support for the LGBTQ+ community

MindOut is a project run by and for the LGBTQ+ community. All services are confidential, independent and impartial. They offer online support, telephone befriending, and peer mentoring for people in the East Sussex area.

https://mindout.org.uk/

Suicide&Co

Online support for anyone aged 18+ bereaved by suicide in England and Wales

Suicide&Co provides online counselling sessions and a Listening Service Helpline to support those bereaved by suicide, aiming to ensure their service users feel less isolated in their grief.

https://www.suicideandco.org/

Aching Arms

Bereavement support for baby loss

Aching Arms provides support to those who have experienced baby loss during pregnancy at birth or soon after. As well as providing comfort bears from one family to another they offer support services across the UK.

https://www.achingarms.co.uk

Girl’s Friendly Society

In-person groups to support young girls

Girl’s Friendly Society (GFS) believe that every girl should be able to feel safe, valued and like she can be herself. They run extracurricular groups for girls aged 7-11, who live in some of the most deprived and isolated communities in England and Wales.

https://www.girlsfriendlysociety.org.uk

Key Changes

Engaging people with music in hospitals and local communities

Key Changes provide music engagement and recovery services for young people and adults experiencing mental health difficulties. They work across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Brighton, delivering specialist music and wellbeing services, through 1:1 mentoring and group sessions.

https://keychanges.org.uk/


To find out more about Mental Health Awareness week, you can check out former grant recipient Mental Health Foundation who coordinate the campaign: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/


Below are charities not supported by Global’s Make Some Noise but who can also offer help.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Provides listening services, information and support for anyone who needs to talk, including a web chat.

https://thecalmzone.net

0800 58 58 58

Samaritans

Provides emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide with a free national helpline open 24/7.

https://Samaritans.org

116 223 (freephone)

Hub of Hope

UK-wide mental health service database. Let’s you seach for local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support. Allows you to filter results to find specific kinds of support.

https://hubofhope.co.uk

Shout

Confidential 24/7 text service offering support if you’re in crisis and need immediate help.

https://giveusashout.org

85258 (text SHOUT)

Turning Point

Health and social care services in England for people with a learning disability. Also supports people with mental health problems, drug and alcohol abuse or unemployment.

https://www.turning-point.co.uk/ 

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