Dealing with your mental health

More information and support

There are lots of organisations that can support you if you suffer from anxiety or depression. 

Action Mental Health

Works to improve people’s mental health and wellbeing in Northern Ireland.

Anxiety UK

08444 775 774

Information and support for anxiety.

British Psychological Society

Find a psychologist or read more about mental health.

Get self help.co.uk

CBT self-help and therapy resources.

Hafal

Works in Wales with people recovering from serious mental illness and their families

Journeys

Guided self-help for depression available in Welsh

Mental Health Foundation

Information on mental health.

MIND

0300 123 3393

Information on mental health as well as support.

NHS Moodzone

Self-help resource that includes a mood self-assessment.

No Panic

0844 967 4848

Information and support for anxiety and panic attacks.

Relate

Phone: 0300 100 1234 (for information on their services)

Relationship support, including families and parenting.

Samaritans

116 123

Helpline emotional support.

SANE

Support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, families and carers.

SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30-10.30pm)

SAMH

0141 530 1000

The Scottish association for mental health operates services across communities in Scotland.

Phone apps:

Headspace

Guided meditation and mindfulness.

T2 Mood Tracker

To help you track your emotional experience over time and a way to share this with your health care professional

actcompanion

The acceptance and commitment therapy companion app, based on the book, The Happiness Trap

Books:

Russ Harris: The Happiness Trap

A mindfulness-based programme for overcoming stress, anxiety and depression.

Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman: Mindfulness for health

A guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing.

Download our mental health information (354KB, PDF)

Last medically reviewed: March 2018. Due for review: March 2021

This information uses the best available medical evidence and was produced with the support of people living with lung conditions. Find out how we produce our information. If you’d like to see our references get in touch.