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Self-help Resources

Online Mental Health Resources

  • : offers an A-Z of information on mental health. Provides tips and advice on how to look after your own mental health.
  • : offers information about various conditions, treatment options, and practical issues.
  • : provides tips for students and information on talking about suicide.
  • : provides information on how to get help and about the various mental health conditions.
  • : discusses a range of services and information for young adults, including mental health, finance, housing and more.
  •  this is a great resource for students who are starting university.
  • : is a directory providing information about local voluntary sector services for 15-25-year olds. Especially useful for students living outside the Borough of Westminster.
  • : this is a charity that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Staff listen to anything that is upsetting you, including intrusive thoughts and difficult thoughts of suicide and self-harm. Their national freephone number is 116 123. Samaritans also offer a Welsh Language Line on 0300 123 3011 (from 7 pm–11 pm only, seven days a week).
  • SANEline offers emotional support and information from 6 pm–11 pm, 365 days a year. Their national number is 0300 304 7000.
  • If you are a man experiencing distressing thoughts and feelings, the  is there to support you. They’re open from 5 pm-midnight, 365 days a year. Their national number is 0800 58 58 58.
  •  provides a confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue.  Helpline: 01708 765 200
  • . If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, Switchboard is available from 10 am–11 pm, 365 days a year, to listen to any problems you’re having. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+. Their national number is 0300 330 0630.

Assistive technology resources

  • A guide to free software and free trials of paid for software: 

Download a list of low cost therapy options

Low Cost Therapy Options