Mental health resources

Taking care of your mental health is vital.

 

Take a look at the organisations below who can help you at a local or national level:

NHS Mental Health 

(Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust)

  • Call 111 and select option 2 to access support for urgent mental health needs.

  • 24/7 service for people of all ages in Suffolk & Norfolk requiring mental health care, advice and support.

Bereavement webinars from NHS Wellbeing Suffolk

  • Coping with bereavement webinars available for free.

  • The session will offer an opportunity to look at the particular difficulties of bereavement and grief and explore different coping strategies.

  • Monthly sessions.

  • Sign up to your preferred date.

Papyrus Hopeline UK

  • Prevention for young suicide. 

  • For anyone under 35 years old.

  • 9am - midnight every day, including weekends and bank holidays.

  • Hopeline UK available via text, phone, app & live chat.

  • Phone: 0800 068 4141

  • Text: 07860 039967

  • Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

Teenage Mental Health

  • Free drop in support groups including parental support group, general teenager and young adult support, gender identity support and death chat.

  • This free monthly support group is for anyone affected by the loss of another regardless of the cause of death. There is no set agenda, but this is an opportunity for informal chat & building supportive friendships with optional discussion topics.

  • One to one counselling is also available via self-referral but is not a free part of the service.

  • Contact 01473 411324, Email: reception@teenagementalhealth.co.uk

  • Address: 31 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich IP4 1AQ

Suffolk Mind

  • Information, signposting and support for people living with a mental health problem or supporting someone who is.  

  • Infoline: 0300 123 3393

NHS Wellbeing Suffolk

  • Free support for people with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress.

  • Available to anyone aged 16 and over living in Suffolk. 

  • One-to-one talking therapy based on individual needs, online workshops including one for Coping with Bereavement, podcasts, guided self-help programmes and community events. 

  • Refer yourself for individual support via their website or by calling on 0300 123 1503 (lines open 8am – 8pm).

  • Alternatively, you can refer through your GP or any other health or social care professional. 

Samaritans

  • Suicide prevention support.

  • Available day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

  • Offer listening and support to people and communities in times of need.

  • 24 hr helpline: 116 123