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]‚Äźfoundation.org.uk  

Website www.haveigotaproblem.com/

Opening hours  24/7

How to refer Self-referral

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