There are many external charities and organisations that can offer support, information and guidance about mental health conditions. Some of these provide support for mental health generally, while others focus more on a specific area. Click on the links for more information.
Provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
0300 123 3393 or text 86463
National mental health charity that works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness gain a better quality of life.
0300 5000 927
Established to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness. SANELINE is a national, 7 days a week, out-of-hours telephone helpline for anyone coping with mental illness, including concerned friends or relatives.
0300 3047 000
Local charity that offers free and confidential services (sexual health, counselling, LGBT+ support group, personal development and family support service) to young people aged up to 25 years old living in and around Tower Hamlets.
020 7739 3082
Working to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders.
0844 4775 774
Support for people (and their carers) suffering from anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder and other related anxiety disorders.
0844 967 4848
User-led charity working to enable people affected by bipolar disorder to take control of their lives.
020 7931 6480
Students against Depression
Provides a calm environment and the resources to help you find a way forward.
Beat Eating Disorders
UK's leading charity supporting those affected by eating disorders and campaigning on their behalf.
080 8801 0811 (student helpline)
User-led organisation that provides a range of services for self-harm and suicide prevention including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self-harm, their friends and families and professionals and those at risk of suicide.
National UK charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. Offers confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide and anyone worried about a young person.
080 0068 4141 (helpline)
Cruse Bereavement Care
Information, advice and counselling helping people to understand grief and bereavement through individual support and group work.
080 8808 1677
Support service for young people on a huge range of issues, including mental health, money, homelessness, finding a job, relationships and alcohol/drugs. You can call their free helpline or speak to someone online or via text.
0808 808 4994
Helpline offering 24-hour confidential support for anyone who is struggling to cope or who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.
Confidential listening, support and practical information service for students. You can talk to them through their helpline, online, via text, email or Skype.
020 7631 0101 or text 077 1798 9900 or Skype londonnightline