Margaret Godwin BA. Dipl.POP.

Psychotherapist & Artist

Helplines

Samaritans

08457 90 90 90

www.samaritans.org

Thoughts of killing yourself can be complex, scary and confusing. We’re experienced in listening to people with suicidal thoughts, feelings and plans. We’re not afraid of going into difficult areas with you, and we’ll take you seriously whether you’re having a few thoughts or have made clear plans to end your life.

SupportLine

01708 765200

www.supportline.org.uk

Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post. We work with callers to develop healthy, positive coping strategies, an inner feeling of strength and increased self esteem to encourage healing, recovery and moving forward with life.

Mind

0300 123 3393

www.mind.org.uk

Our team provides information on a range of topics including:

  • Types of mental health problem
  • Where to get help
  • Medication and alternative treatments
  • Advocacy.

SANE

0845 767 8000

www.sane.org.uk

SANE runs a national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. We are open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm.

Self-Injury Support

0780 047 2908 (TEXT only)

www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk

Bristol Crisis Service for Women (BCSW) is a national organisation that supports girls and women in emotional distress. We particularly help women who harm themselves, often called self-injury.

Rape Crisis

0808 802 9999

www.rasasc.org.uk

The Helpline is accessible 365 days a year to women who have survived any form of sexual violence, no matter how long ago. We offer specialised, confidential support, information and referral details completely free of charge.

Survivors UK

0845 122 1201

www.survivorsuk.org

Male Rape and Sexual Abuse.

Anxiety Alliance

0845 2967877

www.anxietyalliance.org.uk

If you suffer from any type of anxiety disorder, including:

  • General Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • A Phobia
  • Panic Attacks or
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
then Anxiety Alliance can give you advice and support.

b-eat

0845 634 1414 (Helpline)

0845 634 7650 (Youthline)

www.b-eat.co.uk

Beat provides advice and support for anyone concerned about any eating disorder, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating.

Bipolar UK

020 7931 6480

www.bipolaruk.org.uk

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.

Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 2000 247

Domestic Violence Website

The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

Cruse Bereavement Care

0844 477 9400

www.cruse.org.uk

helpline@cruise.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care is here to support you after the death of someone close.

Alcoholics Anonymous

0845 769 7555

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help.

Narcotics Anonymous

0300 999 1212

ukna.org

N.A. is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.

National Debtline

0808 808 4000

www.nationaldebtline.co.uk

National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Wales and Scotland. Our service is free, confidential and independent.

Childline

0800 111111

www.childline.org.uk

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small.

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