24/7 Mental Health Helpline
Number 0800 448 0828
Northamptonshire and Brackley MIND
Mind offer mental health services including crisis support, counselling, one to one support, group and peer support and wellbeing courses. More information can be found on the website.
Tel: 01604 634310, Email: email@example.com
NHS Mental Health Support
Information and advice on mental health conditions.
NHFT IAPT Talking Therapies
NHFT Talking Therapies works with people across Northamptonshire who are trying to get back on track, although they may feel stressed, low or anxious.
Initial assessment by telephone and can offer a range of evidence-based talking therapies. Can provide therapy by phone, through video link, or face to face. This could be on a one-to-one basis or as part of a group.
Alternatively, you can sign up for our online programme and webinars, working at your own pace, in your own home.
Crisis Café Northampton
Mind Cafés have professional mental health workers who can offer you a safe space. Our aim is to support people to reduce any immediate crisis and to safety plan; drawing on strengths, resilience, and coping mechanisms to manage their mental health and wellbeing.
Professionals can also refer and direct you to further services if required.
Crisis Cafes are open to anyone 18 years old or over who are finding themselves in crisis or need support with their mental health. No appointment required just drop in:
Anchor House @ Northampton Mind, 6/7 Regent Square, Northampton NN1 2NQ, Tel: 01604 634310/624951.
Open Monday 12 – 10pm, Tuesday 12 - 10pm, Saturday 2 – 10pm
Crisis cafés | NHFT – visit website for most up to date information and timetable for crisis cafes throughout Northamptonshire.
Northamptonshire NHS Talking Therapies
Initial assessment by telephone and can offer a range of evidence-based talking therapies.
National Self Harm Network Forum
The forum aims to support individuals who self-harm to reduce emotional distress also to provide support and provide information to families and carers of people who self-harm.
We are a small, dedicated, 100% survivor-led and run charity offering local, regional, national as well as international support around self-harm.
Battle Scars run virtual groups for parents/family/friends of people who self-harm.
SupportLine provides a confidential helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue. The Helpline is primarily a preventative service and aims to support people before they reach the point of crisis. It is particularly aimed at those who are socially isolated, vulnerable, at-risk groups and victims of any form of abuse.
Helpline: 01708 765200
Harmless support people who do or are at risk of self-harm.
Self-Injury Support run a UK-wide multi-channel support service for women and girls affected by self-injury, trauma and abuse.
The website includes information, resources and self-help tools. The helpline is temporarily closed but hopes to re-open summer 2023.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) offers a guide to self-harm.
Telephone Helpline 0800 58 58 58
Shout is a free and confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
Text `Shout’ to 85258 anytime, day or night
SANE is a leading UK mental health charity improving the life of anyone affected by mental illness.
SANEline remains the only out of hours national specialist mental health helpline, available 365 days a year to people in crisis.
Helpline 0300 304 7000 4pm – 10pm
Sane Textcare is designed to provide emotional support and connection at the times you need it most. This is a confidential service for those aged 16 and over, and each message sent will be individually written for you based on the information you give. For this reason, you need to submit your request a minimum of 72 hours before the time you would like to receive a message. Only one message can be sent in a seven day period.
SELF HARM – YOUNG PEOPLE
Alumina (formerly self harm UK)
Alumina is a free, online 7 week course for young people (11 – 19 years old) struggling with self-harm. Each course has up to 14 young people, all accessing the sessions from their own phones, tablets or laptops across the UK.
The courses take place on different evenings of the week and are run by friendly, trained counsellors and volunteer youth workers. You don’t need an adult to refer you or sign you up, and no-one will see or hear you during the sessions – you’ll just join in via the chatbox.
Youth Mental Health Foundation
Youth Mental Health Foundation offer a free online course for parents of a self -harming child : Learn how you can support your self-harming child’s healing.