Depression/Anxiety/Feeling low

There are times when most people feel a bit low, anxious or depressed. Much of the time medication is not always the best option. Below are some useful websites and apps which you may find helpful. 

MIND Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem https://www.mind.org.uk/ or http://www.llanelli-mind.org.uk/

Samaritans 24/7 helpline offering a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind https://www.samaritans.org/ or freephone 116 123

SilverCloud Offers free, online therapy for people aged 16 and over experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, depression or stress https://nhswales.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/

SANE Working to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness http://www.sane.org.uk/

Living Life to the Full Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resilience https://llttf.com/

Frazzled Cafe A supportive online community where you can talk in a safe, non-judgemental space about what's really going on for you https://www.frazzledcafe.org/

Andy's Man Club Talking groups for men #ITSOKAYTOTALK https://andysmanclub.co.uk/

ChildLine A free, confidential service to help anyone under 19 with any issue they're going through  https://www.childline.org.uk/ of Freephone 0800 1111

YoungMinds Providing young people with tools to look after their mental health, and empowering adults to support them https://youngminds.org.uk/

CombinedMinds To help friends and families support young people with their mental health https://combinedminds.co.uk/

Beat Offers support if you or someone you love is suffering with an eating disorder https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

CalmHarm To help you resist or manage the urge to self harm https://calmharm.co.uk/ (or download from Google Play or The App Store)

ClearFear To help you learn to reduce physical responses to threat as well as changing thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions https://www.clearfear.co.uk/

Feeling Good Designed to help you build confidence, energy and a positive mindset https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/feeling-good-positive-mindset

AM Mindfulness To help you manage your stress through mindfulness (3 week free trial) https://www.midigitaltherapeutics.com/am-mindfulness.html

HeadSpace To improve health and happiness through meditation (free trial) https://www.headspace.com/

Calm Sleep more, stress less, live better (free trial) https://www.calm.com/

No Panic Self-help recovery helping people to develop the skills they need to manage their condition and work towards recovery https://nopanic.org.uk/

Anxiety UK An extensive range of expert help to support you to control your anxiety rather than letting it control you https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

Worry Tree Take control of your worries, control your thoughts, feel better https://www.worry-tree.com/

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) Free and confidential helpline for anyone who needs to talk about life's problems https://www.thecalmzone.net/ 

New Pathways Rape crisis and sexual abuse support services http://www.newpathways.org.uk/

CRUSE Help and support for people after the death of someone close https://www.cruse.org.uk/ or call 0808 808 1677

SANDS Provides bereavement support services for anyone affected by the death of a baby https://www.sands.org.uk/

Grief Encounter Supporting bereaved children and young people https://www.griefencounter.org.uk/

WAY Widowed & Young Peer-to-peer support group for people under 50 whose partner has died https://www.widowedandyoung.org.uk/

Winston's Wish Provides emotional and practical support to children and young people after the death of a parent https://www.winstonswish.org/

PAPYRUS Provide confidential advice and support to young people (under 35) struggling with thoughts of suicide https://www.papyrus-uk.org/ of freephone

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) A safe, confidential environment for people to share their experiences and gain support https://uksobs.org/

Support After Suicide Partnership Offer timely and appropriate support to people bereaved by suicide https://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/



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