When you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information about a condition, treatment options, or practical issues, is vital.

National Mind information and support

National Mind have a wide range of information resources including types of mental health problems, drugs and treatments, helping someone else, legal rights and an A-Z of Mental Health.

Elefriends

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself.  We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, and Elefriends is safe place to listen, share and be heard by others who know where you’re coming from.Shared experiences and perspectives are valuable and powerful.  In this way elefriends don’t just get help, they give help too.

Mindline Trans+ national helpline

Mindline Trans+, national helpline for people who identify as Trans, non-binary & their friends and families.

Open every Monday & Friday 8pm-Midnight

  Call 0300 330 5468

MindLine Trans+ is a confidential emotional, mental health support helpline and signposting service for people who identify as Trans, A Gender, Gender Fluid, Non-binary. They provide a safe place to talk about your feelings confidentially. They don’t record calls nor ask for any personal details. Their listeners will try understand the multitude of feelings concerns, that may be going on for you to listen and offer support.

Mindout

MindOut are an LGBTQ mental health charity based in Brighton. They offer a free online service specifically for LGBTQ people and can be accessed from anywhere in the UK or abroad.

People make contact for emotional support when other services are not open, when they are not able to access LGBTQ support in their local area or if they just need to chat to someone when they are going through a difficult time. 

Their trained online support workers are also able to signpost people to support they may not know is out there for them.

Their service is anonymous and confidential which is important for those who may not be out as LGBTQ. 

Here is the link to their online service: https://www.mindout.org.uk/get-support/mindout-online/