Need More Help?

Whether you’ve just finished our Heal Hub programme and are looking for additional help, or you’re curious about what mental health support is out there, check out the resources below for national and local organisations offering a range of support.

HELPLINES

Papyrus
Free hotline for young people to talk about mental health and combat youth suicide
0121 437 0411 | westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org | www.papyrus-uk.org

Childline
Free helpline for children and young people that need to talk
0800 1111 | www.childline.org.uk

The Mix
Here to help you take on any challenge you are facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.
0808 808 4994 | help@themix.org.uk | www.themix.org.uk

Sane
Offers emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental health problems through a helpline, Textcare and online Support Forum where people share their feelings and experiences.
07984 967 708 | support@sane.org.uk | www.sane.org.uk

 

EATING DISORDERS

Beat Eating Disorders (Youth Hotline)
Provide information and support for anyone under 18 affected by an eating disorder
0808 801 0711 | fyp@beateatingdisorders.org.uk | www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Beat Eating Disorders (Adult Hotline)
Provide information and support for anyone over 18 affected by an eating disorder
0808 801 0677 | help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk | | www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

 

DRUGS & ALCOHOL

Frank
Honest information about drugs. Their helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or you can text, email, or live chat for friendly, confidential advice.
0300 1236600 | www.talktofrank.com

CRISIS TEAM

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health (NHS Foundation Trust)
An emergency mental health hotline for all ages. Please only call this number in an emergency.
0121 262 3555

 

HELPLINES

Birmingham Mind
A 24/7 helpline for any issues mental-health related issues
0121 2623555 | help@birminghammind.org | www.birminghammind.org

Kooth
Free, anonymous online counselling for 11-25 year olds
www.kooth.com

COUNSELLING & TALKING THERAPY

Birmingham Healthy Minds
Offer information and brief psychological talking therapies for people aged 16 and over, who are often feeling anxious, low in mood or depressed.
0121 301 2525 | https://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services/birmingham-healthy-minds/

Newman Health and Wellbeing
Counselling and Psychotherapy for young people
0121 4832205 | newmanhealthwellbeing@newman.ac.uk | www.newmanhealthwellbeing.org

Change Birmingham Brief Therapy
Solution focused therapy for young people
01216380670 | www.changebrieftherapy.org/young-counselling

Compass Support
Offers free and confidential support, advice and treatment services for young people, including help with mental health by mentoring and providing sessions at their locations.
0121 748 8111 | contactus@compass-support.org.uk | www.compass-support.org.uk

Forward Thinking Birmingham
SilverCloud provides accessible and immediate access to online supported CBT programmes, tailored to your specific needs.
0300 300 0099 | bwc.communications@nhs.net | https://ftb.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/

Relate Birmingham
Counselling services for children and young people struggling to cope with daily life.
0121 643 1638 | info@relatebirmingham.co.uk | www.relatebirmingham.co.uk

CREATIVE THERAPY

Birmingham Centre For Arts Therapies
Assist children and adults who are experiencing mental health, physical, behavioural or emotional issues with accessible arts therapies
0121 440 8273 | talktous@bcat.info | www.bcat.info

Pattigift Therapy
African-centred psychological and physical therapies (counselling, drama therapy and art therapy)
0121 236 3551 | info@pattigifttherapy.org | www.pattigifttherapy.org

 

MENTAL HEALTH & EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT

Better Pathways (Youth Promise Plus Project)
Provides a range of support services which are designed to assist adults experiencing mental ill health in progressing towards open employment and community integration.
0121 773 1455 | hello@betterpathways.org.uk | www.betterpathways.org.uk

Recovery College For All Birmingham
Courses & workshops for people to work towards controlling their own well-being
0121 301 3992 | bsmhft.recoverycollege@nhs.net | www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services

Impact Pathways (Creative Support)
Provide 1:1 support tailored to personal recovery journey.
0121 4764349 | www.ipwm.org.uk/Creative-Support/Pathway-Services

Birmingham LGBT
The city’s leading charity advocating for and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities in Birmingham and beyond. They offer a range of services focused on improving the health & wellbeing of individuals.
0121 643 0821 | hello@blgbt.org | www.blgbt.org

 

DRUGS & ALCOHOL 

Change, Grow, Live
Drugs, alcohol, housing and abuse support.
0121 227 5890 | birmingham.info@cgl.org.uk | www.changegrowlive.org

Aquarius Young People’s Service
Support for young people affected by substance misuse. Including self-referrals.
0121 622 7780 | youngpeople@aquarius.org.uk | www.aquarius.org.uk/our-services/young-peoples-services/birmingham-yp/

 

BEREAVEMENT

Phoenix Bereavement Service
St Giles Hospice’s under-18 service for young people facing loss or living with bereavement (death, loss, grief)
01543 434536 | stc@stgileshospice.com | www.stgileshospice.com/how-we-can-help-you/our-care/bereavement-support/support-for-young-people/

CRISIS
Black Country Health Care (NHS Foundation Trust)
Support for over 18 experiencing common or severe mental health problems in Sandwell or Wolverhampton. Please only call this phone number in an emergency.
0345 146 180 | bcpft.enquiries@nhs.net | www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk/contact-us/help-crisis

COUNSELLING & TALKING THERAPY
Sandwell Healthy Minds
Mental Health Support / Therapy for over 16s living and registered to a GP in Sandwell
0303 033 9903 | bcpft.sandwellhealthyminds@nhs.net | www.sandwellhealthyminds.nhs.uk

The Recovery College Sandwell
Support service allowing people to take control of their mental health and empower them to work towards recovery
0121 543 4061 | kerry.wilkes@nhs.net | www.therecoverycollege.co.uk

CREATIVE THERAPY
The Arts of Change (AOC)
Affordable counselling and art therapy for individuals over 18
01384 319 264 | www.theaoc.org.uk

EATING DISORDERS
Sandwell Eating Disorder Service Team
Provide specialised support for those suffering from eating disorders. Including therapy and recovery plan
0121 612 8301 | www.bcpft.nhs.uk/services/children-young-people-and-families/84-camhs/474-eating-disorder-service

CRISIS
Rise (Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Partnership)
Crisis hotline for under 18s in Coventry. Please only call this number in an emergency.
024 7696 1151 | www.cwrise.com

Coventry & Warwickshire (NHS Partnership Trust)
24/7 crisis hotline for all ages in Coventry
0300 200 0011 | www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk/urgent-advice

COUNSELLING
Rise (Coventry & Warwickshire)
Rise has a range of support services for under 18s living in Coventry.
0300 200 2021 | www.cwrise.com

Coventry Safe Haven
Out-of-hours mental health support to anyone aged 18+ in the Coventry area.
07921 876 065 | coventryhaven.mhm@nhs.net | https://www.mhm.org.uk/coventry-safe-haven

PSYCHOSIS
Early Intervention in Psychosis (Coventry)
Works with 16-35 year olds experiencing their first episode of untreated psychosis. They treat and support young people to reduce the effects of psychotic illness by reducing hospitalisation and symptoms.
02476 961150 | www.coventryrugbygpgateway.nhs.uk/pages/early-intervention-in-psychosis-age-14-65-years

CRISIS
Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust
Out of hours crisis hotline for all ages in Dudley & Walsall. Please only call this number in an emergency.
01922 607000 | www.dwmh.nhs.uk/

COUNSELLING & TALKING THERAPY
Dudley Talking Therapy Service
Support service for people over 16 experiencing common mental health problems
0800 953 0404 | www.dwmh.nhs.uk/dudley-talking-therapy-service/how-do-i-refer/

Cedar Counselling (Young People’s Mental Health Project)
A mental Health Charity based in Oldbury, offering low cost therapy
0121 605 9260 | admin@cedarcounselling.org.uk | www.cedarcounselling.co.uk/young-peoples-mental-health/

PSYCHOSIS
Early Interventions in Psychosis (Dudley)
Service offers young people (14 & 35) with a recent diagnosis of psychosis intensive interventions aimed at preventing relapse and hospital admission
01384 325121 | www.dwmh.nhs.uk/early-intervention-service

CREATIVE THERAPY
The Arts of Change (AOC)
Affordable counselling and art therapy for individuals over 18
01384 319 264 | www.theaoc.org.uk

CRISIS
Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust
Out of hours crisis hotline for all ages in Dudley & Walsall. Please only call this phone number in an emergency.
01922 607000 | www.dwmh.nhs.uk/find-a-service/

COUNSELLING
Walsall Talking Therapy Service
Support service for over 17s registered to a GP in Walsall. They offer therapy, counselling and self-help.
0800 953 0995 | www.dwmh.nhs.uk/walsall-talking-therapies-service

COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Rethink Mental Illness
Provides individual and group emotional support services to improve health and wellbeing.
01922 494479 | enamblement@rethink.org | www.rethink.org/help-in-your-area/services/community-support/the-walsall-enablement-service

PSYCHOSIS
Early Interventions in Psychosis (Walsall)
Service offers young people (14 & 35) with a recent diagnosis of psychosis intensive interventions aimed at preventing relapse and hospital admission.
01922 608700 | www.dwmh.nhs.uk/early-intervention-service

CRISIS
Black Country Health Care (NHS Foundation Trust)
Support for over 18 experiencing common or severe mental health problems in Sandwell or Wolverhampton. Crisis helpline for any age in Black Country
0345 146 180 | bcpft.enquiries@nhs.net | www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk/contact-us/help-crisis

COUNSELLING
Wolverhampton Healthy Minds
Mental health support and therapy for over 16s living and registered to a GP in Wolverhampton
0800 923 0222 | 01902 441 856 | bcpft.wolverhamptonhealthyminds@nhs.net | https://www.wolverhamptonhealthyminds.nhs.uk/

EATING DISORDERS
Wolverhampton Eating Disorder Service Team
Provide specialised support for those suffering from eating disorders. Including therapy and a personalised recovery plan.
01902 444 627 | www.bcpft.nhs.uk/services/children-young-people-and-families/84-camhs/474-eating-disorder-service

CRISIS
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health (NHS Foundation Trust)
A mental health crisis hotline for all ages. Please only call this number in an emergency.
0121 262 3555

COUNSELLING
Solar Solihull
A self-referral service for counselling for young people
0121 301 2730 | www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services/solar-youth-services

Solihull Mind
Information, support, and social/leisure activities for individuals struggling with mental health problems. All their services are free and you can refer yourself to them.
0121 742 4941 | 0121 743 4237 | contact@solihullmind.org.uk | www.solihullmind.org.uk

COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Rethink Mental Illness (Solihull)
Group meets monthly in Solihull and encourages members to have conversations and share their ideas and experiences.
07871 708013 | solihullgroup@rethink.org | www.rethink.org/help-in-your-area/support-groups/solihull-rethink-carers-and-service-users-support-group/

PSYCHOSIS
Solihull Early Intervention Service
Works with 16-35 year olds experiencing their first episode of untreated psychosis. They treat and support young people in order to reduce the effects of psychotic illness by reducing hospitalisation and symptoms.
0121 301 4967 | www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services/children-young-people-services/early-intervention-service/