www.samaritans.org.uk If you need to talk to someone urgently please think about contacting The Samaritans, available 24 hours a day, either via this link or by calling 116 123 from the UK. You do not have to be suicidal and can talk confidentiality about whatever is troubling you.
www.relate.org.uk space2talk offers individual counselling only - for couple counselling please contact Relate
www.childline.org.uk or www.youngminds.org.uk space2talk is only able to offer counselling to people 18 years and over, so these links may be useful for children or young adults. Childline's telephone number is 0800 1111. The Childline website is useful for adults who are concerned about a child, directing them to the NSPCC, and also includes advice on keeping children safe. Young Minds has information and support for parents.
www.mind.org.uk Offers a wide range of information and support. It is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales.
www.compassionatemind.co.uk The Compassionate Mind Foundation was set up in 2006 and aims to promote wellbeing through the scientific understanding and application of compassion. Paul Gilbert is the Founder and President and received an OBE in 2011 for his contribution to improving mental health. Sally has found the compassionate mind approach particularly effective when working with healthcare professionals and is now facilitating workshops so that all may benefit.
www.bacp.co.uk The professional organisation for counselling. Provides details of the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions, verifies acceditation and manages complaints procedure.