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.
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.
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.
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.
Bereavement support, Wales
2Wish provides support to those affected by sudden death in young people across Wales. They provide immediate bereavement support and counselling.
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.
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.
0800 58 58 58
Provides emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide with a free national helpline open 24/7.
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.
Confidential 24/7 text service offering support if you’re in crisis and need immediate help.
85258 (text SHOUT)
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.