Mental Health - Adult

Surrey Information Point

For local information and support for you and your family including health, getting around, looking after someone and things to do.

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk/mental-health

Annual Physical Health Check at your local practice

If you 18 years and over and have a diagnosis of severe mental health problems such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or psychosis then you may need to take extra care with your physical health. Having a health check means that any physical problems can be identified early and suitable interventions offered promptly.

We can help you with this by carrying out an annual health check.

Support at the practice for emotional wellbeing and mental health issues

You can get expert advice and guidance for emotional wellbeing and mental health issues right here at the practice. This service is for anyone over 18 who is registered with our practice. The GP will make a direct referral for you. Difficulties which can be supported include depression, anxiety, stress, social isolation, problems in relationships and physical health difficulties. Click the video link below to find out more:

Find out more by visiting the Youtube Channel. 

DHC Talking Therapies

During this uncertain time, looking after your mental and physical health is important. DHC Talking Therapies would like to provide some tips to help you, your family and friends to look after your wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak. Please see the leaflets below for more information:

Self Injury Support

Self Injury Support run a UK-wide multi-channel support service for women & girls affected by self-injury, trauma and abuse.

Twitter: @sisupportorguk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/sisupportorguk

Telephone: 0808 800 8088 Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 19:00-21:30.

Website: www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk

Email: tessmail@selfinjurysupport.org.uk

Safe Haven

Safe Havens provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress (18 years and over) in person and virtually. For a location near you, or to access the Safe Haven virtually visit the website for the address.

Website: Safe Havens

Shout

Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 crisis text line available for anyone, anytime, anywhere. The service is anonymous and off bill.

Text: 85258

Website: www.giveusashout.org

Crisis Mental Health Helpline

In times of distress you can call the mental health crisis helpline. Lines are open 24 hours, seven days a week and calls are free of charge.

Telephone: 0800 915 4644

SMS text: 07717 989024

Website: Crisis Line

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Stayalive App

The Stayalive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. Local crisis services in Surrey are listed on the App.

Website: Stayalive App

Talking Therapies (IAPT)

The service provides help and support for people over 18 years who are experiencing mental health problems. These can include stress, low mood, anxiety, panic attacks, depression (including pre and post natal), obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, post traumatic stress and eating difficulties (not severe).

Website: Talking Therapy Providers in Surrey

Advocacy in Surrey

Advocacy in Surrey (SDPP and Matrix SDT) provides a range of community and in-patient mental health advocacy services for people over 18 years across Surrey. You can contact them by SMS, email or by filling in a referral form.

Website: www.advocacyinsurrey.org.uk

Support at the practice for emotional wellbeing and mental health issues

You can get expert advice and guidance for emotional wellbeing and mental health issues right here at the practice. This service is for anyone over 18 who is registered with our practice. The GP will make a direct referral for you. Difficulties which can be supported include depression, anxiety, stress, social isolation, problems in relationships and physical health difficulties. Click the video link below to find out more:

Find out more by visiting the Youtube Channel. 

Annual Physical Health Check at your local practice

If you 18 years and over and have a diagnosis of severe mental health problems such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or psychosis then you may need to take extra care with your physical health. Having a health check means that any physical problems can be identified early and suitable interventions offered promptly.

We can help you with this by carrying out an annual health check.

NHS App Library

The NHS App Library helps patients and the public to find trusted health and wellbeing apps.

Website: www.nhs.uk/apps-library/mental-health

Apps

There are many apps that can help support emotional and mental wellbeing, please visit the link below to find out more.

Website: Mental Wellbeing Apps

First Steps Guide

For anyone aged 18 years or above who is looking to take the first steps to improve mental well-being for themselves, their friends or family members and provides a range of advice, information and self-help techniques, brief information on common emotional and mental health issues and details of local and national organisations that provide support.

Website: www.healthysurrey.org.uk/mental-wellbeing

Looking after someone

Find where to go for information and support if you are Looking after a family member, partner or friend because they are ill, frail or have a disability, and not being paid to do so.

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/looking-after-someone

Action for Carers Surrey

This service supports carers of all ages. They help with benefits advice, advocacy, and provide a wealth of information and free resources.

Website: Action for Carers

Catalyst

Catalyst works in a number of ways to alleviate the damage to and promote the health of people affected by drug and alcohol problems, and with wellbeing issues such as depression, stress and anxiety.

Twitter: @CATALYSTethos

Instagram: www.instagram.com/catalyst_support

YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/Catalyst-support

Telephone: 01483 590150

Website: www.catalystsupport.org.uk

Community Connections Service

The service offers a range of support for people over 18 years aimed at improving your emotional and mental well-being. The service accepts self-referrals.

Services include: one to one support, support groups, walking groups, drop in services, art groups, mindfulness sessions, social events and peer support, confidence building courses, signposting to local agencies.

Website: Community Connections

Self-help techniques & local mental health support for adults and children

There’s a range of information, support and resources specifically for mental health and emotional wellbeing, which you do not have to speak with your GP about to access. Please visit the Healthy Surrey website to find out about self-help resources and a full list of support available in your local community including money management & debt, veteran support and places to contact in times of crisis. Support is listed for both for adults and children.

Website: Healthy Surrey Website- Mental Wellbeing Services for Adults and Children

Woking Mind

Woking Mind believes that accessing support should be easy and offers a unique telephone service for anyone that is concerned about their mental health. They provide advice and guidance, share coping techniques and offer assistance with finding local specialist services. They can also talk you through a wide range of complementary services at Woking Mind including: one to one support, counselling, peer support groups, mindfulness meditation, walking programmes, drop-in sessions, creative and physical activities.

Telephone appointments are offered by Woking Mind with flexible time slots so that you can get the help you need at a time that suits you. The service is available to adults who live in Surrey and you can refer yourself by calling the number below.

Telephone: 07860 340 739

Website: wokingmind.org.uk

LGBTQ+ communities and mental health

Please see a list of services available to support people from the LGBTQ+ community.

Website: LGBTQ specialist services

Virtual Wellbeing Sessions

This is available for Surrey residents over 18 years who want to join virtual sessions from the comfort of their own home.

Website: Virtual Wellbeing Sessions

Mental Health and Money Advice

Mental Health and Money Advices is a UK-wide website service to combine support for both mental health and financial problems.

Website: www.mentalhealthandmoneyadvice.org

Richmond Fellowship

The service provides a range of supported housing, community based and employment services for people over 18 years with mental health problems across Surrey.

Website: Richmond Fellowship

Citizens Advice - Runnymede and Spelthorne

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives.

Facebook: @citizensadvicers

Twitter: @CitAdviceRS

Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Telephone: 01932 827187

Healthwatch Surrey

Healthwatch Surrey is an independent champion that gives the people of Surrey a voice to improve, shape and get the best from health and social care services by empowering local people and communities.

Twitter: @HW_Surrey

Facebook: www.facebook.com/healthwatchsurrey

Telephone: 0303 303 0023

Text: 07592 787533

Website: www.healthwatchsurrey.co.uk

Independent Mental Health Network

If you are 18 years and over and have experience of mental ill health or care for someone who has then you can join the IMHN to have your say to improve mental health services in Surrey and North East Hants.

Website: IMHN Surrey

Combat Stress

For over a century Combat Stress have been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today they provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service.

Twitter: @CombatStress

Facebookwww.facebook.com/CombatStress

Telephone: 0800 323 4444

Website: combatstress.org.uk

Email: helpline@combatstress.org.uk

NHS Veteran Mental Health Service

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health difficulties, you can get expert help from NHS veterans mental health services.

Website: www.nhs.uk/veterans-nhs-mental-health-services

OCD Action

OCD Action provides support and information to anybody affected by OCD.

Twitter: @ocdaction

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OCDAction

Helpline: 0845 390 6232

Website: ocdaction.org.uk

Carers UK

Carers UK provides expert advice, information and support. They also campaign and innovate to find better ways to reach and support carers.

Website: www.carersuk.org

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Sane

Sane offers emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental health problems through their helpline, text care and their online support forum.

Twitter: @CharitySANE

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CharitySANE

Website: www.sane.org.uk

Hoarding UK

Hoarding UK is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting people affected by hoarding behaviours. Their helpline support for people with hoarding behaviour has been used by thousands of people impacted by hoarding related issues.

Twitter: @Hoardingukhelp

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hoardingukcharity

Telephone: 020 3239 1600

Email: info@hoardinguk.org

No Panic

Helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up Tranquillizers.

Twitter: @charitynopanic

Facebook: www.facebook.com/charitynopanic

Telephone: 0300 772 9844

Website: nopanic.org.uk

Email: info@nopanic.org.uk

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is specialist provider for health services for people of all ages with mental ill-health in Surrey. They deliver a range of specialist mental health support such as Children & Young People services (CAMHS), Eating Disorders, Early Intervention Psychosis service, Perinatal and much more. They Some of their services will require a referral from a GP.

Website: SABP Mental Health Trust – All Ages