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MIND

Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. It works for a better life for people diagnosed, labelled or treated as mentally ill. It does this through campaigning, community development, training, publishing, and a comprehensive information service. (Mind does not cover Scotland and focuses on mental health problems rather than learning difficulties.

Mind
15 -19 Broadway
London
E15 4BQ
Tel. 020 8519 2122
Email: contact@mind.org.uk


Mind Cymru
3rd Floor
Quebec House
Castlebridge
5-19 Cowbridge Road East
Cardiff
CF11 9AB
Tel: 029 2039 5123

ruralMinds
Arthur Rank Centre
c/o National Agricultural Centre
Stoneleigh Park
Warwickshire
CV8 7LZ
Tel. 024 7641 4366
Fax: 024 7641 4369
E-mail: ruralminds@ruralnet.org.uk


SUPPORTLINE

P.O. Box 1596
Ilford
Essex
IG1 3FW
Telephone Helpline: 020 8554 9004
Email: info@supportline.org.uk

SupportLine is a telephone helpline which provides confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults on any issue. Some of the issues which they receive calls on relate to relationships, family problems, child abuse, eating disorders, self harm, mental health, anger and stress.


SANE

1st Floor
Cityside House
40 Adler Street
London
E1 1EE
National Helpline: 0845 767 8000 (daily, noon-2am)

SANE provides a national telephone helpline offering information and support for anyone coping with mental health problems.


CITA

Tel: 0151 286 9884

This is a registered charity giving national cover. CITA support those who wish to withdraw from Benzodiazepine tranquillisers, sleeping tablets and anti depressants. They endeavour to raise awareness in society to the problems of addiction to prescribed drugs, but especially tranquillisers and sleeping tablets by campaigning and by giving talks, running workshops and sending out literature. They also have extensive information on SSRI's such as Prozac.


PROZAC and ANTIDEPRESSANTS ALERT NETWORKS (PANTS)

Email: pants.uk@virgin.net


DEPRESSION ALLIANCE

35 Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7JB
E-mail: information@depressionalliance.org

A UK charity offering information to people with depression, run by sufferers.


ADVERSE PSYCHIATRIC REACTIONS LINK (APRIL)

PO Box 2082
Woodford Green
Essex
IG8 0GS
Email: ssri@april.org.uk

In the light of the expected large volume of calls April on this occasion would prefer people to write in for information. This is a small charity who would appreciate a small donation to cover the cost of postage for a factsheet with information and a list of support groups. April supports and gives information to anyone suffering from adverse drug reactions, interractions and withdrawal symptoms - to any medication or anaesthesia. They specialise in the area of psychiatric side effects.


SAMARITANS

Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 - local rates
Textphone 08457 90 91 92 UK
(1850 60 90 91 Republic Ireland)
Anonymous E-Mail: samaritans@anon.twwells.com

The Samaritans is a registered charity giving National cover including Ireland. They aim to provide confidential emotional support for people in crisis. Contact can be by phone or post. Information is dispatched free of charge.


CARELINE

Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
Essex
IG1 1QP
Helpline No: 0208 514 1177 (answer phone out of hours)
Open: Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00 and 19:00 - 22:00

A national confidential counselling line for children, young people and adults on any issue including family, marriage and relationships problems, child abuse, rape and sexual assault, depression and anxiety.

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