- Helplines – our Infoline and Legal Line provide information and support by phone, email and text. Our Blue Light Infoline is just for emergency service staff, volunteers and their families. For all contact details and opening times, see our helplines page.
- Local Minds – there are over 140 local Minds across England and Wales which provide services such as talking treatments, peer support, and advocacy. Find your local Mind here, and contact them directly to see how they can help.
- Elefriends is a supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem. See our Elefriends page for details.
Anxiety Care UK
Helps people to recover from anxiety disorders.
08444 775 774 (Monday–Friday 9.30am–5.30pm)
Advice and support for people living with anxiety.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
01455 88 33 00
Provides information about counselling and therapy. See the BACP's sister website, itsgoodtotalk.org.uk, to find a therapist near you.
A computer-based CBT (CCBT) programme for treating panic and phobias.
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
Use the NHS service search to find psychological therapies services near you.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Information and clinical guidelines on recommended treatments for different conditions, including anxiety disorders.
No More Panic
Provides information, support and advice for those with panic disorder, anxiety, phobias and OCD, including a forum and chat room.
helpline: 08449 67 48 48 (10am–10pm)
Provides a helpline, step-by-step programmes, and support for those with anxiety disorders.
116 123 (24 hours a day)
Chris PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
24-hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk. Calls are free from all providers and do not appear on bills.
Triumph Over Phobia (TOP UK)
Provides self-help therapy groups and support for those with OCD, phobias and related anxiety disorders.
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