Useful Links

National and Community Support

Mental Health

No Panic – helping you break the chains of anxiety disorders 

www.nopanic.org.uk 

Helpline: 0844 967 4848

Youth helpline: 0330 606 1174

Sane – Emotional Support

www.sane.org

Helpline: 0300 304 7000 

MIND

Helpline: 0300 123 3393

OCD Action 

www.ocdaction.org.uk 

Helpline: 0845 390 6232   

Depression 

www.depressionalliance-stalbans.org.uk   

Bipolar 

www.bipolaruk.org     

Bereavement 

Cruse Helpline  

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk 

Helpline: 0808 808 1677   

Console – London – losing someone through suicide 

www.consolecounselling.co.uk 

Helpline: 0207 6300 824     

Drug and Alcohol  

Frank – Friendly confidential drugs advice 

www.talktofrank.com 

Helpline: 0300 123 6600    

DrugWise – promoting evidence based information on drugs, alcohol and tobacco 

www.drugwise.org.uk   

Alcoholics Anonymous - AA 

www.alcholics-anonymous.org.uk 

Helpline: 0800 917 7650   

Spectrum – Drugs and Alcohol Recovery covering Welwyn, Hatfield and St Albans 

www.changegrowlive.org 

Helpline: 01707 250 532     

Eating Disorders   

Beating Eating disorders 

www.b-eat.co.uk 

Helpline: 0808 801 0677 

Youth line: 0808 801 0711   

Overeaters Anonymous 

www.oagb.org.uk 

Helpline: 07000 784 985   

YoungMinds – Parents information service 

www.youngminds.org.uk 

Helpline: 0808 802 5544    

Rape   

Herts rape crisis 

www.hertsrapecrisis.org.uk 

Helpline: 01707 276 512   

Survivors UK – Male Rape and sexual Abuse www.survivorsuk.org                 

Other Helplines   

Womans Refuge – St Albans 

www.stalbansandhertsmerewomansrefuge.org.uk   

Samaritans 

www.samaritans.org 

Helpline: 126 113   

Alzheimer’s Society 

www.alzheimers.org.uk 

Helpline: 0300 222 1122

Youth Connexions 

www.youthconnexions-hertfordshire.org 

Helpline: 01442 454 060   

Loneliness  

Meet up 

www.meetup.com   

Insomnia 

Sleep Council – providing information on Beds and Sleep 

www.sleepcouncil.com   

Homelessness 

www.Gov.uk – emergency housing   

Shelter  

Helpline: 0808 800 4444   

Debt  

National Debtline 

www.nationaldebtline.co.uk 

Helpline: 0808 808 4000   

Payplan 

www.payplan.com 

Helpline: 0800 280 2816 

Care For Freedom - C4F

www.careforfreedom.org

Helpline: 01727 834557