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Here you will find some self-help tools and useful contacts that our therapists have recommended to help you to take care of your mental wellbeing. 

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Useful Numbers

Samaritans: To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 116 123

You can email


Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). If you are struggling and need to talk, you can call  CALM on 0800 58 58 58 (5pm–midnight every day) Or if you prefer not to speak on the phone, you can use the CALM webchat service.

Papyrus HOPELINEUK. If you're under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or are concerned about a young person who might be struggling, you can call Papyrus HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141 (24 hours, 7 days a week), email or text 07786 209 697.

Shout. If you prefer text based mental health support, you can text SHOUT to 85258. Shout is a confidential 24/7 text service providing support if you are in crisis and need immediate help.

The Silver Line

The Silver Line Helpline is a free, 24-hour telephone service just for older people.  0800 470 80 90


Useful Websites

"The website provides ‘Safety Plans' and guidance tools, jointly funded by NHS England, with easy to print / online templates and guidance video tutorials  designed to help people through the process of writing their own Safety Plan to build hope, identify actions and strategies to resist suicidal thoughts and develop positive ways to cope with stress and emotional distress."

"This website, co-funded by NHS England, has been designed by a group of people who want to help anyone who is struggling with the very challenging situation we are all in, to feel a bit calmer and find new ways to help them cope."

"We are the UK’s eating disorder charity. Founded in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, our mission is to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders."


"We change minds across England and Wales by making mental health an everyday priority. By standing up to the injustices – in healthcare, in work, in law – which make life harder for those of us with mental health problems.

We support minds – by offering help whenever you might need it through our information, advice and local services.

And we connect minds. Bringing together an unstoppable network of individuals and communities – people who care about mental health to make a difference."

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Grounding techniques

Try some of these grounding techniques when you're feeling overwhelmed with strong emotions. 

TIPP skills | Blue Fern Therapies
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