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mental health support

Mental health support

We always aim to make our website and news post a great resource for local people. This particular post could prove really useful to someone, so please feel free to share and share this page and help spread the word that support is available for people living with mental health issues. Whether you're concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines can offer expert advice.

Anxiety UK
Charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 08444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm)
Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Bipolar UK
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

CALM
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35.
Website: www.thecalmzone.net

Depression Alliance
Charity for sufferers of depression. Has a network of self-help groups.
Website: www.depressionalliance.org

Men's Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Mind
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm)
Website: www.mind.org.uk

No Panic
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am-10pm)
Website: www.nopanic.org.ukOCD Action

Support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm)
Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

OCD UK
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Website: www.ocduk.org

PAPYRUS
Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Mon-Fri,10am-5pm & 7-10pm. Weekends 2-5pm)
Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm)
Website: www.rethink.org

Samaritans
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Sane
Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness.
Phone: 0845 767 8000 (daily, 6-11pm)
SANEmail email: sanemail@org.uk
Website: www.sane.org.uk

YoungMinds
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm)
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Other sources of support:

Abuse (child, sexual, domestic violence)

NSPCC
Children's charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)
0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Refuge
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
Website: www.refuge.org.uk

Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling)

Alcoholics Anonymous
Phone: 0845 769 7555 (24-hour helpline)
Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Gamblers Anonymous
Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Narcotics Anonymous
Phone: 0300 999 1212 (daily until midnight)
Website: www.ukna.org

Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Society
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0300 222 1122 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Weekends, 10am-4pm)

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Bereavement
Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Crime victims
Rape Crisis
To find your local services phone: 0808 802 9999 (daily, 12-2.30pm, 7-9.30pm)
Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Victim Support
Phone: 0808 168 9111 (Mon-Fri, 8pm-8am. Weekends, Sat 5pm-Mon 8am)
Website: www.victimsupport.org

Eating disorders

Beat
Phone: 0845 634 1414 (adults) or 0345 634 7650 (for under-25s)
Website: www.b-eat.co.uk

Learning disabilities

Mencap
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Website: www.mencap.org.uk

Parenting

Family Lives
Advice on all aspects of parenting including dealing with bullying.
Phone: 0808 800 2222 (Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm. Sat-Sun, 10am-3pm)
Website: www.familylives.org.uk

Relationships

Relate
Phone: 0300 100 1234 (for information on their services)
Website: www.relate.org.uk

Skills and Work Club Demesne Community Centre

supported by Riverside Housing demesne and status4allAre you a Riverside tenant or local resident looking for work? Would you like some FREE support in helping you achieve employment or training? Perhaps you would like some inspiration and motivation? If the answer is yes, then simply come down to the Demesne Community centre Wednesday the 25th of May 2016 between 1.00pm and 4.00pm, we would love to see you, no appointment necessary

Free arts and crafts at Demesne with Petrus

Demesnes are proud to announce ‘Get crafty’ sessions in partnership with Petrus and the National Lottery. ‘Get Crafty’ is a FREE arts and craft session, simply come along to one of the days or call into reception to find out more and get involved! There’s always something happening here at Demesnes Community Centre, more than you can imagine, please taker a closer look at our website to find out more! We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you soon

Health Action project in partnership with Living Well

We are proud to announce a New Health Action project in partnership with Living Well.
The project will take place every other Tuesday between 1.00 - 3.00pm. We have different taster courses each session

Ideal for participants interested in art classes, arts & craft, wood working, card making and more! or you can simply join in our small steps walking group, In additional to these classes, there will also there will be an Health Trainer on hand for health checks at every session.

The next meetings all Tuesday 29 March for the Art taster class

12 April Arts & Crafts

26 April Card Making

!0 May Mosaic Making

24 May taster in wood working (make a photo frame or a bird stand (then every other Tuesday)

The project is about people making choices on activities etc based on health and wellbeing

Childrens Easter activities Langley

If you have children aged between aged between 5-12 years old and they love dancing, then come along to our Easter street dance week here at Demesne, it’s only 50p a day and all children will perform what they have learnt on Friday the 8th of April. The week will commence on Monday the 4th of April, simply call in or telephone for full details and keep your children entertained this Easter with our fun dance camp
Easter activities for children in Middleton

Community health fair

Following on from the success of our past health events, we are proud to announce our next event which will be held on the Thursday 25th of February 2016. Please fee free to spread the word, or collect one of our information postcards to give to a friend if you’re passing the Demesne Community centre.