Useful websites

BBC Health
A useful resource for information about physical and mental health issues

Depression Alliance
Information about the symptoms and treatment of depression from Depression Alliance, a UK charity for people with clinical depression and anxiety

MIND
Information about mental health difficulties and available support

No More Panic
No More Panic provides information for suffers and carers of people with Panic, Anxiety, Phobias and OCD. It aims to provide information, support and advice. There is information on the website alongside a chat forum

Triumph Over Phobias
A charity set up for people who suffer from phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
The BACP website offers a directory of private counsellors and counselling organisations as well as lots of information about counselling in general. Tel: 0870 443 5252

Mental health matters
Telephone – 0117 947 1189 or 0117 923 2741

An organisation which supports people with mental health difficulties who want to get back into work or need support to stay in work. They provide:

  • One to one advice and support
  • Support to find paid work, become self employed or set up a social enterprise
  • Job coaching and in-work support
  • Support in negotiating reasonable adjustments with your employer and help in getting back to your job after being off sick

Citizens Advice Bureau
Free information and advice service on legal, money and other practical problems