Samaritans Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Lift psychology serviceFREE courses including: Stress and mood management, beating low self esteem, moving on from separation and divorce, opening doors to work, managing sleep difficulties, post-natal anxiety and depression, managing diabetes, managing your weight, changing your lifestyle and many more
Swindon Mind This site has information on a whole range of mental health issues, and where to get support in Swindon.
Sane supportThis is a support forum online with lots of advice where to get help if you are struggling with a mental health issue including depression and self harm, and also has access to immediate emotional support.
Time to change This site has a list of all the most useful groups and charities that support mental health in the UK. They promote the message it's time to end the stigma of mental health and encourage people to talk about it
Looking after your mental healthThe UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.
Rethink Mental IllnessWe improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through our network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. Our goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.
One youMaking better choices today can have a big impact on your health. ‘One you’ is a website to help you get healthier and feel better with free tips, tools and support. Whether it's moving more, eating more healthily or checking yourself – One You can help you make small, practical changes that fit in with your life.
Every mind mattersPHE and the NHS launched this site to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others.
Anxiety UKDo you often feel anxious, fearful or stressed? You’re not alone. There are millions of people like you. However, we can offer you an extensive range of expert help designed to help you to control your anxiety rather than letting it control you
Swindon Carers Centre Swindon Carers Centre is a charitable organisation, which is part of the Carers Trust Network, established to provide help and support to the 21,000 unpaid carers in Swindon.
OCD UK We’re here for the estimated three quarters of a million people living with and affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) here in the UK.
Beating Eating DisordersEating disorders are serious mental illnesses affecting people of all ages, genders, ethnicities and backgrounds. People with eating disorders use disordered eating behaviour as a way to cope with difficult situations or feelings. This behaviour can include limiting the amount of food eaten, eating very large quantities of food at once, getting rid of food eaten through unhealthy means (e.g. making themselves sick, misusing laxatives, fasting, or excessive exercise), or a combination of these behaviours.
Mental Health and Wellbeing Video ResourceBaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BSW CCG) were awarded funding to work with a Swindon based film production company, Create Studios. They are developing a range of short films to support Children and Young People's wellbeing and mental health, with a focus on parenting resource and support. This first film produced ‘Looking after our mental health is MAGIC’ details the 5 steps we can all take to improve our mental health and wellbeing, to feel more positive and get the best out of life.
Helpful video for when children feel ovewhelmed by their emotions
This video is very useful to explain to children why they are feeling 'overwhelmed' and is a great tool to use to start a discussion about their emotions.