Mental Health Support
Mental Health Support
Living with Mental Health conditions can cause a huge impact on your daily life. The following resources address all aspects of Mental Health problems and will provide support and counselling (including face to face sessions) without the need for a referral from your Doctor.
Information, Support and Treatment
There are a number of support services available for mental health problems that include online, phone based and face to face advice and help. If you'd like more information about what you, or someone you're concerned about could be experiencing then the charity MIND provides excellent online information and also face to face counselling services. The NHS counselling service - italk - is a self-referral service and can provide counselling and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) services in various different settings.
- Click here to access the Mental Health A to Z information hub.
- Click here to access MIND support for Mental Health.
- Click here to access italk support for Mental Health.
- Click here to access Loneliness - every mind matters.
- Click here to access SilverCloud – online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy provided by italk.
Sometimes Mental Health problems can feel overwhelming and it can be difficult to see a way through your current situation. There a number of services that can help - please click here if you're currently having a Mental Health crisis and would like immediate online advice on how to manage what your experiencing. If you need to talk to someone immediately, consider calling the Samaritans who provide crisis support 24hrs a day, 365 days a year. Call for free on: 116 123.
Medications and Treatments
If you've heard about or are considering medication and treatments for Mental Health problems then more information can be found on the MIND information page. Click here to access Medication and Treatments advice. In order to have many of these treatments prescribed, you will need to book an appointment with your Doctor.
Young people's Mental Health
If you'd like to access counselling services for younger people (Age 11-25), you don't need a Doctor's referral - you can do this by contacting Off the Record (South East Hampshire). This is our local adolescent and youth counselling service. Click here to access Healthier Together Mental Health support. Please click here to access Off the Record or Young Minds youth counselling.
GP Appointments for Mental Health
If you'd like to access counselling services for younger people (Age 11-25), you don't need a Doctor's referral - you can do this by contacting Off the Record (South East Hampshire). This is our local adolescent and youth counselling service. If you have consulted the advice above without success then we are here to help - please contact us to request an appointment to talk to one of our medical team.