Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Getselfhelp.co.uk

Getselfhelp.co.uk provides CBT self help and therapy resources, including worksheets and information sheets and self help mp3s.

Website: www.getselfhelp.co.uk

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a national registered charity formed in 1970 for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression. Whether you have anxiety, stress, anxiety-based depression or a phobia that’s affecting your daily life, they’re there to help you with an expert team of medical advisors.

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Beating the Blues

An online CBT course.

Website: www.beatingtheblues.co.uk

Living Life to the Full

Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resilience. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more. Our courses are free for individuals using them in their own lives.

Website: www.llttf.com

Here4YOUth

Here4YOUth is an integrated service supporting young people to be healthy, safe and happy. If you want to make positive changes with your life we can support you to build your confidence, identify SMART goals and achieve them, and connect/link you with positive wellbeing boosting activities.

Telephone: 01384 241440

Web online referral/booking + live chat: www.cranstoun.org/services/young-people/here4youth-dudley/

Give Us A Shout

Shout is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Text: 85258

Website: www.giveusashout.org

BACP

Directory of qualified and accredited therapists.

Website: www.bacp.co.uk

Crisis Team

Telephone: 01384 325 300out of hours

Cope

Providing support for the emotional challenges of becoming a parent.

Website: www.cope.org.au

Safe & Sound Dudley

Safe & sound is a partnership made up of public sector and voluntary organisations covering Dudley borough. By actively working together it aims to address community concerns around crime, disorder, Anti-Social Behavior and substance misuse.

Website: Safe & Sound Mental Health Help Hub

Email: community.safety@dudley.gov.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Mind

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Moodgym

Moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Website: www.moodgym.com.au

Self Help Leaflets

Booklets on: abuse, alcohol, anxiety, bereavement, anger, depression, domestic abuse, eating disorders, health anxiety, hearing voices, OCD, Panic, PTSD, Post Natal depression, self-harm, social anxiety and sleeping problems.

Website: www.web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp

Headspace

Online mindfulness.

Website: www.headspace.com

The What Centre

Counselling for young people.

Website: www.thewhatcentre.co.uk

Papyrus UK

This has some good resources and information on managing distressing and self-harm thoughts.

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

Books

The following list of books should be available from local libraries or Amazon.

  • Overcoming depression (Paul Gilbert)
  • Overcoming anxiety (Helen Kennerley)
  • Overcoming Low self esteem (Melanie Fennell
  • Overcoming Health anxiety (David Veale and Rob Wilson)
  • Overcoming Binge eating ( Christopher G Fairburn)
  • Overcoming OCD (David Veale and Rob Wilson)
  • Overcoming worry and Generalised anxiety disorder (Mark Freeston and Kevin Meares)
  • Overcoming unwanted intrusive thoughts (Sally M Winston and Martin Seif)
  • Overcoming perfectionism (Sarah Egan Wade)
  • Overcoming Panic A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques (by Prof Vijaya Manicavasagar and Prof Derrick Silove)

Black Country Emotional Support Helpline

Freephone service for those in need of support, reassurance and understanding. This telephone based service is open 365 days and no referral is required. Anyone experiencing emotional distress, Carers, friends or family who require support about someone they know.

Telephone: 0808 802 2288

Text: 07860 065 168

Website: www.rethink.org/blackcountryhelpline

Family Lives

Parenting and family support.

Website: www.familylives.org.uk

Talking Therapies

Bettertogether’s talking therapies services offer a variety of treatments to individuals experiencing common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, low mood and stress. These aim to help you on your way to recovery.

Telephone: 0345 146 1800

Website: Talking Therapies Services

Kooth

Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: www.kooth.com

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org