If you need help coping with stress, anxiety or anything else affecting your wellbeing, the following organisations may be able to help.

Action for Happiness
Website: www.actionforhappiness.org

Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change.  Its website lists ’10 keys to happier living’ – practical ways to increase your wellbeing.

Be Mindful
Website: www.bemindful.co.uk

Mental Health Foundation website raising awareness of mindfulness, including details of local and online mindfulness courses.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Tel: 01455 883 300
Website: www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk

For information about counselling and therapy and to find practitioners in your area.

Mental Health Foundation 
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

As well as lots of useful information about mental health, the  website also has free podcasts on wellbeing and managing stress.

Infoline: 0300 123 3393 Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mind.org.uk

Very informative website including a ‘Mental Health  A-Z‘,  advice on reducing anxiety and managing depression, tips on dealing with stress and  information on relaxation techniques.

NHS Choices 
Website: www.nhs.uk

A  comprehensive health information website  which helps you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England.  The site includes a 'live well' section covering over 100 topics on healthy living.

No Panic
Helpline: 0844 967 4848 open every day 10am-10pm
Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

A charity providing help and support  for people suffering from  panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders.

Helpline: 01708 765200
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.supportline.org.uk

Offers confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults on any issue. SupportLine works with callers to develop healthy, positive coping strategies, an inner feeling of strength and increased self-esteem.