Useful links

The Royal College of Psychiatrists –
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the UK, which sets standards and promotes excellence in psychiatry and mental healthcare.

E-mental Health –
A provider of online counselling and treatment for addiction and mental health related issues.

Mind is a mental health charity which provides help and support to those with mental health problems.

Rethink –
Rethink give advice and information on mental illness and are the largest national voluntary sector provider of mental health services and support groups.

YoungMinds –
YoungMinds is a mental health charity for children and young people, their families and carers.

Making Space for mental health guides –
Publications from Making Space, who provide care services to assist with the wellbeing of people affected by mental ill health, dementia or learning disabilities.

Mental Health Care –
This website contains information  about psychosis and was designed for family members and friends of people who have a diagnosis of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or another illness that may result in the symptoms of psychosis.

Mental Health Foundation – 
The Mental Health Foundation is a mental health research, policy and service improvement charity. The foundation carries out research, develops practical solutions for better mental health services, campaigns to reduce stigma and discrimination and promotes better mental health for all.

Centre for evidence-based Mental Health –
Research and education for mental health professionals.

Centre for Mental Health –
Centre for Mental Health focuses on criminal justice, employment, mental health at work, recovery and children, with supporting work on broader mental health and public policy.

National Institute of Mental Health in England –
Search for information about diagnoses and find out about reasearch and funding for mental health projects.

Borderline Personality Disorder Resource –
A resource centre provided by the University Hospital of Colombia and Cornell, explaining the symptoms and treatment of those with BPD.

Corner House: Woking Mental Health Resource Centre –
CornerHouse provides support for a range of mental health issues including depression, anxiety and eating disorders. CornerHouse also provides support for carers, weekly healthy walks, and mindfulness drop in sessions and courses.

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
tel: 08457 90 90 90

SANELINE offers practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems.
tel: 0845 767 8000 (from 12 noon to 2am)

Stressline is a company based in the North of England. Working with individuals and organisations to minimise stress through its comprehensive service.
tel: 0113 258 5515

Carers UK / Carers Online
Carers UK is the leading organisation representing the UK’s 5.7 million carers.
tel: 020 7490 8818
fax: 020 7490 8824
carersline: 0808 808 7777 (Weds/Thurs 10-12 / 2-4).
email Carers UK here:

Citizens Advice Bureaux
Citizens Advice Bureaux give free, confidential, impartial and independent advice on a limitless range of subjects, including debt, benefits, housing, legal matters, employment, immigration and consumer issues. Bureaux are open to everyone regardless of race, gender, sexuality or disability.