15 August 2020
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We are aware that the pandemic has impacted hugely on the mental health and wellbeing of our members, so have put together a list of organisations that we hope may be of some use to you over the coming weeks and months.
Everything from addictions (drugs, alcohol, gambling etc) to anxiety, depression, sleep and tiredness)
For support in a crisis text SHOUT 85258 and chat by text 24/7 support
The Mix (Essential support for under 25’s)
Text: THEMIX to 85258 24/7 crisis messenger text service
Tel: 0808 808 4994
Legal line 0300 466 6463 General advice on mental health related law and legal information
Tel: 0808 802 5544 (free for mobiles and landlines)
Young Minds a confidential helpline for parents worried about the mental health of a child or young person.
Mental health in the workplace
Resources, articles, stories and toolkits . Also support for front line workers
CALM support for men
Tel 0800 58 58 58 open 5pm - midnight, webchat also available
British Red Cross
Free mental health and wellbeing training course (30 minute online course) https://www.redcrossfirstaidtraining.co.uk/mental-health-and-coronavirus-online-training-course
The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.
Adviceline (England): 03444 111 444
Advicelink (Wales): 03444 77 20 20
Textphone: 18001 03444 111 445
A network of 316 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems.
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