Sometimes we need more than counselling for just an hour or two a week. On this page you will find a list of organisations who may be able to support you between counselling sessions. If you are experiencing extreme distress, I encourage you to contact your GP, or go to A&E at your local hospital.
Click here to use the NHS A&E locator (takes you to the NHS website).
If you find yourself needing emergency help during a counselling session, I will ask your permission to contact your GP and/or another health professional within the NHS who may be able to support you after the counselling session.
The following organisations may also be able to help you (links open in a new tab or window):
Support for support anyone who works, or has worked in the automotive, associated or allied trades or industries, or anyone dependent upon a worker in those industries.
Helpline, peer suport groups and community for those suffering from bipolar disorder.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
A leading movement against male suicide, which is the biggest killer of men under 45.
For those affected by someone else's gambling.
Free, safe and anonymous, support for young people. Monday-Friday 12pm-10pm, Saturday-Sunday 6pm-10pm.
Men's Advice Line
For men experiencing domestic violence.
National Gambling Helpline
National UK charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. For those 35 and under contemplating suicide, or those concerned about someone else.
Support for those in crisis via a text message system.
Southampton Crisis Lounge
Open daily 2pm-10pm, it offers a calm environment away from the noise and energy of a busy A&E department.
Students Against Depression
Information and guidance for students experiencing low mood, depression or suicidal thoughts.
Help and support, online apps, community and local services for those under 25 experiencing any kind of challenge or problem.
Free online support groups for anxiety, suicidal thoughts & feelings, depression, stress management and general mental health issues.
For children and adolescents with mental health concerns, and parents worried about the mental health of their children.