Mental Health

If you have concerns about your mental health it’s best to make an appointment with your GP. You can also find help and information from the charities and organisations below.

Gloucester Recovery in Psychosis (GRIP)
Tel: 01452 894790
Support for young people who have had first episode of psychosis

Young Minds
Information on Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Campaign against Living Miserably (c.a.l.m)
Tel: 0800 585858
Support for almost any issue. c.a.l.m promise to listen, give information and signpost you to any help that may be available.

Bipolar UK
Support for people affected by Bipolar

Gloucestershire Boys & Young Men’s Network
Information and guidance for boys and young men on a wide range of topics. 

Self-Harm Information

Rethink 
Tel: 0808 801 0606
Text: 07537 410022
Online, Telephone & Text Support for Self-Harm

Self Injury Support
Help for women and girls who self-injure.

National Self Harm Network
Forum and email support for anyone who self harms, and for parents or carers of those who self-harm. 

Suicide Crisis
Help and support in Gloucestershire for anyone at risk of suicide.

Eating Disorders Information

Gloucestershire Eating Disorders Project
Information and guidance for sufferers of eating disorders and their parents or carers. 

BEAT – Beating Eating Disorders
Tel: 0845 6347650 (youth helpline)
Helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people suffering from an eating disorder. 

 Useful Mental Health Information

Websites Description
 https://youngminds.org.uk/ The voice for young people’s mental health & well-being
http://www.mind.org.uk/ Mental Health Charity – A-Z of mental health particularly useful
https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/ Most anxiety-related issues covered in detail
http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/anxiety.asp

 

 

Excellent CBT-style approach to anxiety. NOTE: same website also offers info on depression, suicide, psychosis & many other conditions
https://www.nopanic.org.uk/ General info on anxiety and details of youth helpline
https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/ General resources and personal stories about MH
http://www.stem4.org.uk/ Most MH conditions aimed at young people and teachers
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/projects/right-here/resources Very good resources geared towards YPMH
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications Booklets on many MH conditions
https://www.papyrus-uk.org/ Young people & Suicide
http://studentsagainstdepression.org/ Issues around depression
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z A-Z of key MH issues & conditions
http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/Depression.asp CBT-style approach to depression. Clearly explained
http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp/ Many, well-written NHS self-help booklets