Every Mind Matters Services
Help Line Numbers for - Mental Health Support
This page has information, advice and resources to help protect mental health.
Every Mind Matters INCLUDING YOURS
It's important that you take care of your mind as well as your body and to get further support if you need it.
Public Health England's Every Mind Matters website has tips and advice to help you look after your mental health during the pandemic. We’ll all be experiencing highs and lows and it’s perfectly normal to miss loved ones, get frustrated, feel anxious or stressed. Every Mind Matters can help get you started with your NHS online plan, showing you simple steps to help deal with stress, boost your mood and feel on top of things.
Visit the Every Mind Matters website
You have free telephone access to round-the-clock urgent mental health telephone support - call Turning Point: 0808 800 3302
Vita Health Group works with the NHS to provide mental wellbeing services to support local residents in Leicestershire and Rutland.
VitaMinds is a free talking therapy service designed to support individuals by providing the tools needed to get things back on track.
A Leicester based mental health charity for the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups. Adhar Project is committed to helping people with these conditions as well as their families, carers and health professionals. They have 30 years of experience in helping adults and families live healthier, happier and productive lives.They are offering support with advocacy services - information and advice to make informed decisions recovery project - help with recovering from a Mental illness employment, health and wellbeing support groups
Adults and older people
These organisations offer mental health information, advice and support:
Mental Health Matters (local), open seven days a week, 9am to 9pm, helpline: 0300 3230 189
Mental Health Central Access Point - crisis helpline from the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust: 0808 800 3302
Crisis cafes - part of Leicesterhire Partnership NHS Trust's local support for people who need immediate help with their mental health - no appointment needed
Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland - a helpline for the over 70s, open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm: 0116 299 2239
Anxiety UK - call 03444 775 774 NHS stress, anxiety and depression information, advice and support
Mum’s Mind is a text messaging service for mums who struggle with mental health issues during pregnancy and baby’s first year.
Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm - text 07507 330 026
Samaritans - open: 24 hours a day,365 days a year.
Call 0116 123 (freephone) or email [email protected] (email replies may take longer than a call)
Emergency support - if you have an emergency where there's a physical threat to life, call 999
Start a Conversation - every life lost to suicide matters and can affect the mental health of so many people within the community. Start a Conversation is committed to building a community that supports the mental health and wellbeing of people across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland
Children and young people
Young Minds - tips, advice and guidance on where you can get support for your mental health
Health for Teens - covers subjects that promote a healthy body and mind. It links you to more information if you need it, and supports you to get in touch with local services
ChatHealth - a confidential text messaging service, where you can contact your local public health nursing (school nursing) team.
Just send a message, you don’t have to give your name: 07520 615 387
VitaMinds - short-term psychological therapies to adults 16-years and over, who live and are registered with a GP in Leicester, Leicestershire, and RutlandIf you're worried about your child's mental health the Family Lives website has information and advice to help you.
Drink and drugs
If you're worried about the amount of alcohol you or someone you care about is drinking, help is available: Turning Point work with anyone affected by drugs or alcohol in Rutland who wants support to make changes. They offer a variety of treatment options and will support you to find the right treatment for you talk to your GP or practice nurse, who can offer advice and refer you to services that can help discuss your concerns with a pharmacist
Drinkaware gives guidance and advice on the safe consumption and effects of alcohol With https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk/You
has advice for young people and offers support for concerns about parental drinking
Talk to Frank is a 24-hour confidential helpline for young people, parents and carers with questions about drugs or alcohol
`Alcohol Concern is a charity which supports those affected by alcohol. Call the Drink-line helpline on 0300 123 1110
Domestic Violence - Men
In immediate danger please call 999
Respect men's advice line - 0808 8010325
Mankind Initiative 01823 334244
Refuge for men - 0808 2000 247
Domestic Violence - Woman
In immediate danger please call 999
Woman Aid website
Refuge for woman - 0808 2000247
Southhall Black Sisters - Provides advice for black ,Asian, and African Caribbean woman with issues including domestic violence abuse, forced marriages and immigration and homelessness - www.southallblacksisters.org.uk
galop National Helpine - For BT + Victims and survivors of abuse and violence - 0800 999 5428