Aftercare Content GENERAL / DIRECTORIES FOR FURTHER RESOURCE Mental Health General source for further resource – Help people to thrive through understanding, protecting and sustaining their mental health. Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk Headmeds General info on medications – general information about medication, but does not give medical advice. Website: www.headmeds.org.uk MIND advice and support to empower those experiencing mental health issues Website: www.mind.org.uk Young Minds supporting young people experiencing mental health issues Website: www.youngminds.org.uk ASYLUM The Refugee Council Free support for asylum seekers and refugees experiencing psychological issues Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/i_need_therapeutic_support Sante Project Supporting asylum seekers and refugees in London, with mental health issues, to gain access to essential and health services. Website: www.santeproject.org.uk Barnet Refugee Service Work to improve the quality of life and promote the physical, social and mental well-being of refugees and asylum seekers. Website: www.b-r-s.org.uk ANGER Managing Anger Tips for working with anger Website: www.supportline.org.uk/problems/anger_management.php British Association Anger Management Tips and downloads for working with anger Website: www.angermanage.co.uk/download/ ANXIETY/DEPRESSION SAM self-help free app for anxiety from Apple and Android app stores. For the Apple store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/sam/id666767947 For the Android store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.uwe.myoxygen Anxiety BC Help manage anxiety. Website: www.anxietybc.com Dispelling myths about Depression Website: www.cracked.com/blog/5-facts-everyone-gets-wrong-about-depression Black Dog Institute understanding, preventing and treating mental illness Website: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/factsheets/index.cfm Bereavement Cruse Bereavement Care Information and support on grief and legal duties Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk 0844 477 9400 Grief Encounter (children) Information and support on grief of young people Website: www.griefencounter.org.uk 020 8371 8455 Black and Ethnic Minorities IMECE Women’s Centre Represent the interests of black and ethnic minority women, improving quality of their lives Website: www.imece.org.uk 020 7354 1359 bullying Support services via online chat and a helpline offering tailored support for issues of bullying, SEN and family support. Website: www.bullying.co.uk 0808 800 2222 CBT CBT worksheets and self-help guides Website: www.getselfhelp.co.uk/freedownloads.htm Self-Help Web based resources Ted Talks, audios, apps, interactive programs and forums as well as literature and CBT workbooks. Website: www.strath.ac.uk/studentcounselling/self-help/ Children/Young People NSPCC Child protection tools, research and resources Website: www.nspcc.org.uk 0800 800 5000 ChildLine help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through, by telephone, email or 1-2-1 counsellor chat. Website: www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111 Respect Yourself Sex and relationships information and advice for young people Website: www.respectyourself.info DOMESTIC/ ABUSE Hounslow Domestic Violence Outreach Service telephone and face to face support, advice and advocacy to all victims of domestic and sexual violence that reside in the London Borough of Hounslow. Website: www.younghounslow.info/kb5/hounslow/fsd/service.page?id=vPT74OhlEUQ 020 8247 6163 Men’s Advice Line confidential helpline for men experiencing domestic violence from a partner, ex-partner, or family members. Men can also use their webchat facility on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10am- 4pm Website: www.mensadviceline.org.uk [email protected] 0808 801 0327 Refuge Supporting women and children who have experienced violence and abuse, including domestic violence, sexual violence, ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, FGM, human trafficking or modern slavery. Website: www.refuge.org.uk 0808 2000 247 Drugs, alcohol and substance misuse Alcoholics Anonymous Concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk 0800 9177 650 Narcotics Anonymous A collective of recovering addicts to support each other’s’ abstinence from drugs. Website: www.ukna.org 0300 999 1212 Quit A UK charity helping smokers stop and young people to never start. Their services include helplines and community programmes. Website: www.quit.org.uk 0800 00 22 00 EATING DISTRESS BEAT Information, advice and guidance for those experiencing eating disorders via a helpline or online Website: www.b-eat.co.uk 0808 801 0677 Eating Disorders Provides help and support to anyone affected by an eating problem and for those who are caring for or supporting someone with an eating disorder. Website: www.eatingdisorderssupport.co.uk 01494 793 223 Men Get Eating Disorders Too Supporting men with eating disorders and their families Website: www.mengetedstoo.co.uk Forced Marriage / Cultural Specific The Forced Marriage Unit, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forced marriage is illegal in England and Wales. The FCO offers advice on what to do if you are trying to stop a forced marriage or need help leaving one Website: www.fco.gov.uk Citizens Advice General advice about UK law Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk Women and Girls Network counselling, advocacy and advice for women and girls who have experienced gendered violence, including sexual and domestic violence Website: www.wgn.org.uk [email protected] 020 7610 4678 House management/Keeping Shelter Online, face to face and telephone advice, support and legal services for those struggling with bad housing or homelessness Website: www.england.shelter.org.uk 0808 800 4444 Money Dashboard Free app that tracks your bank accounts in one place and breaks down your spending Website: www.moneydashboard.com LGBT Galop Directory for further LGBT services, including advice and support for those who have suffered hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse. Support is also given to lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. Website: www.galop.org.uk 020 7704 2040 LGBT Foundation Supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people with services including domestic abuse, drug and alcohol support and sexual health. Website: www.lgbt.foundation 0345 3 30 30 30 MINDFULNESS/ MEDITATION/ RELAXATION Positive thinking Tips on thinking and promoting success, positivity and inner peace Website: www.successconsciousness.com Headspace Learn how to meditate and practice mindfulness Website: www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app Various relaxation and mindfulness podcasts Website: www.tcd.ie/Student_Counselling/counselling/podcasts/ PERSONALITY DISORDER BPD Recovery CBT tools to support self-help to achieve a healthy happy life www.bpdrecovery.com Directory to organisations supporting BPD www.emergenceplus.org.uk/service-users RAPE Male survivors of rape Supports sexually abused men, their friends and family, no matter when the abuse happened. Website: www.survivorsuk.org 020 3598 3898 Rape Crisis feminist organisation that exists to promote the needs and rights of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, to improve services to them and to work towards the elimination of sexual violence Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk Relationships Relate Relationship support for everyone Website: www.relate.org.uk Pregnancy Choices Directory Free, confidential and non-judgemental help when faced with an unplanned pregnancy or after an bortion Website: www.pregnancychoicesdirectory.com 0300 4000 999 Suicidal Thinking National self-harm Network (NSHN) Support individuals who self-harm and their family and carers to reduce emotional distress Website: www.nshn.co.uk 0800 622 6000 Samaritans Immediate Help Website: www.samaritans.org.uk 08457 90 90 90 The Calm Zone Supporting men at risk of suicide Website: www.thecalmzone.net Hounslow Support, Advice and Social events. You will need to contact services to confirm they are running Hounslow Hub (support and advice) Brings together all of Hounslow’s Voluntary Sector information. Website: www.hounslowhub.org.uk HCN Events and Regular Meetings A comprehensive list of all events in Hounslow Website: www.hounslowhub.org.uk/hounslow-community-network/hcn-events Social gatherings and events A range of social groups and activities that meet in Hounslow Website: www.meetup.com/cities/gb/17/hounslow/social Long Term, Low Cost Counselling Services GP Surgery Many GP Surgeries employ their own counsellors. Your GP can also refer you to counselling/psychotherapy services within the NHS and provide urgent medical/psychiatric attention and referral. Private Counselling Website: www.psychologytoday.com/gb Website: www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk/therapists Website: www.southeastlondoncounselling.org.uk/lowcost.htm Website: www.counselling-directory.org.uk Phoenix Counselling and Psychotherapy Service 12-52 psychotherapy and counselling sessions for individuals and groups – everyone welcome. Address 1-3 Hanworth Road, Feltham, TW13 Tel 0208 844 8543 Email [email protected] Website www.phoenixcounselling.org Opening hours Monday-Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-1pm Cost Sliding scale of fees. £8-15 for those on benefits, in full-time education or low pension income. £18-28 for others. For relationship counselling £15-30 for those on benefits and £40-60 for others. How to refer Self-referral Ealing Abbey Counselling Service Individual counselling for clients aged 18+. Limited psychosexual/relationship counselling service to couples. 4-session Anger Management workshops. Address 1A Montpelier Avenue, Ealing, W5 2XP Tel 0208 998 3361 Email [email protected] Website www.eacs.org.uk/index.shtml Opening hours Counselling is offered Monday to Friday 8.00am - 9.00pm and Saturday morning Cost Initial assessment = contribution of £20 or £10 for those relying solely on benefits as their source of income. Counselling sessions = a weekly contribution based on the sliding scale £5-£35.Courses- £100 for full course (enquire if unemployed) How to refer Self-referral Metanoia Counselling and Psychotherapy Service Up to six months of counselling is offered with trainee practitioners. Address 13 North Common Road, Ealing, W5 2QB and 13 Gunnersbury Avenue, Ealing, W5 3XD Tel 020 8579 2505 Website www.metanoia.ac.uk/therapy Opening hours Monday to Friday 9.30am-9.30pm Cost £5 - £25 per session, according to circumstances and time of appointment. How to refer Self-referral on 020 8832 3080 or 020 8579 2505 The Minster Centre Integrative psychotherapy and counselling service provided by senior trainees of the Minster Centre. Address 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen's Park, NW6 6RD Tel 020 7644 6242 Email [email protected] Website www.minstercentre.org.uk Cost: £5 - £35 depending on circumstances. The assessment is £15.00 How to refer Self-referral by email or telephone. TASHA Foundation Self-help information and videos on a range of mental health problems, in particular substance misuse. Address 112 High Street, Brentford, Middlesex Email [email protected]‐foundation.org.uk Website www.haveigotaproblem.com/ Opening hours 24/7 How to refer Self-referral Please note: We hope this list proves useful, however we cannot guarantee the quality of service provided. We try and keep these details up to date. If you find that information is no longer correct, or wish to suggest further resources, please contact the Anchor Admin Team.