Marden Medical Practice

Mental Health Resources

Useful Contact Numbers

Access to Mental Health – 24/7 phone line for all mental health enquiries, including crisis- 0808 196 4501

IAPT – 0300 123 6020

Frequently Used & Local Services

Hamar Centre – Counselling and support for those with a cancer diagnosis

Cruse  –  0808 808 1677

Samaritans – 116 123 from any phone

Kooth 11-25 online counselling


No panic – Helpline 10 am -10pm  0844 967 4848

Living Life to the full  – Free CBT courses low mood, stress anxiety

Mood juice – Self help resource site

Young Minds – CAMH charity-blogs and support network

Beam – Drop in centres in shropshire for young people

Beat – Eating disorder support

Shropshire Bereavement Services – 0345 678 9028

Happy Maps – (for parents of young people with behavioural/mental health problems)

Greenoak counselling Frankwell

Shropshire Recovery Partnership


Axis – 01743 357 777 (counselling following sexual trauma)

headspace – (also available as an app)

National Helpers Resource Papyrus

Guideposts Self-help tools & apps for wellbeing



Mood Juice

Australian Centre for Clinical Interventions

Mindfulness: Headspace or Insight timer apps

No panic Helpline 10 am -10pm  0844 967 4848 (also have a youth helpline) based in Telford


NHS Self-Help Leaflet

Centre for Clinical Interventions (includes a CBT-based workbook)


Coronavirus: Mental Wellbeing



Mood Juice


Mood Juice – Panic self-help guide

Australian Centre for Clinical Interventions – Panic


Mood Juice – PTSD & CPTSD self-help guide

Royal College of Psychiatrists

National Centre for Mental Health


MIND Understanding Phobias

Anxiety, Panic and Phobias: Royal College of Psychiatrists Leaflet


Centre for Clinical Interventions – Self-help leaflet

BDD Foundation


Anxiety UK – Overcoming Agoraphobia Leaflet

Mood Juice


Mood Juice – self-help guide

Centre for Clinical Interventions

NHS Self-help Leaflets


University of Exeter Guide

Grief & Bereavement

Child Bereavement UK

The Royal College of Psychiatrists – Bereavement Leaflet

Suicide Bereavement Support Service

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Support – (many resources included)

Beat – National Support Network


Mood Juice – self-help for insomnia

Mind: How to cope with sleep problems

Centre for Clinical Intervention – Sleep 

Patient UK – Sleep Leaflet

Sleep Disorders (Children)

Crysis: Parental Support for Crying & Sleepless Babies


Paediatric Sleep Council: Baby Sleep

Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Kooth – Online Counselling (for ages 11-25)

Young Minds – Resources for Parents & Children


Royal College of Psychiatrists – Information for Young People & Carers

Mental Health in Older People

Mental Health Foundation: Mental Health in Later Life

The Silver Line 24-hour help for older people: Tel: 0800 470 80 90

MindEd for Families: Self-Help Resourse for Older People


The British Association of Counsellors

Petals Charity – Stillborn & Infant Loss

British Infertility Counselling Association

Relate – Relationship Support for Everyone

ACAS – Workplace Advice

Citizens Advice

The Green Oak Foundation

AXIS Counselling



Royal College of Psychiatrists – Feeling Overwhelmed Leaflet

Royal College of Psychiatrists – feeling on the edge

Patient UK: Dealing with suicidal thoughts

Get Self-Help: dealing with suicidal thoughts

Shropshire & Telford Suicide Prevention Network


Samaritans: 24h confidential helpline. Tel: 116 123. Email: Website: Samaritans

Papyrus UK: helpline for young people. Tel: 0800 068 41 41. Website: Papyrus

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is an organisation dedicated to preventing male suicide. Tel: 0800 58 58 58. Website: CALM


Samaritans – U Can Cope (how three people coped with depression and suicidal thoughts):

Headtalks: Josh Quigley talks about his experience of surviving a suicide attempt:


StayAlive (suicide prevention app)

distrACT: information and advice on how to manage difficult feelings, cope with a crisis and find help and support when you need it most


Coping with self-harm: a guide for parents and carers: University of Oxford

National Self-Harm Network (NSHN)

Childline: Tel: 0800 1111


Young Minds

Samaritans -Tel: 116 123


Health Talk – Parents’ Experiences

Illicit Drugs


Alcohol Support

Alcoholics Anonymous

Smart Recovery UK

Shropshire Recovery Partnership

We Are With You: Over 50s Helpline – Tel: 0808 801 0750


Living Life to the Full: Free Online CBT Course


Royal College of Psychiatrists: ADHD Leaflet for Parents

ADDISS: ADHD Support & Information for Parents

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

National Autistic Society

The Art of Autism Comic Strip: Understanding Autism

Challenging Behaviour in Children

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

NSPCC: Positive Parenting

Family Lives

Date published: 20th May, 2021
Date last updated: 16th February, 2022