Telephone listening lines
C.A.L.L is a community advice and listening, Mental health helpline for Wales. It offers support and information for those suffering mental distress, their relatives and friends.
Freephone 0800 132 737 or text HELP and your question to 81066 www.callhelpline.org.uk
Samaritans - can be contacted by text or letter or phone available 24/7. Whatever you're going through, calls are free any time, from any phone on 116 123. https://www.samaritans.org
Local support networks
If you are feeling suicidal please telephone our surgery. In normal working hours a receptionist can arrange for a GP to contact you. Outside of normal working hours your call will automatically transfer to the local GP Out of Hours service. Alternatively you can be seen in the A & E department of Bronglais hospital.
MIND is a charity for people with mental health problems, they offer drop in clinics and other support and run varying programmes. For more information see http://mindaberystwyth.org/contact-us/ or call in at The Cambria Hotel near the Pier or call on 01970 626225 in normal working hours.
HAFAL is a charity for peole with mental health problems in Wales, they are based in 9 Portland Road in Aberystwyth 01970 624 756
Self help information & resources
Online-resources: www.iawn.wales.nhs.uk www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk www.patient.co.uk www.getselfhelp.co.uk www.meiccymru.org
Additional on-line resources: www.anxietybc.com www.getselfhelp.co.uk
www.livinglifetothefull.co.uk www.glasgowsteps.com www.moodgym.anu.ed.au
Mental Health Foundation: excellent resource online with an A-Z of mental health problems https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/
Mindshift; SAM-app; Relax Lite; Relaxing sounds; Sleepfulness; Calm; Headspace; Pacifica; Happify; Stop Breathe & Think App; Breath2Relax; Smiling Mind; Mindshift; End anxiety
Support for younger persons and their parents
www.youngminds.org.uk www.iawn.wales.nhs.uk www.meiccymru.org
Meic is the helpline service for children and young people up to the age of 25 in
A NHS suggested reading book list for various mental health conditions can be found by clicking the site below:
nhs book reading list
Extra books Miscarriage & Stillbirth 'Free to grieve' by Maureen Rank
Work place relational problems "Toxic people" by Tim Cantopher
Stress control is a free four session course for people who want to learn better ways to get on top of their problems such as depession, anxiety, panic, poor sleep and low self confidence. Although it is held as a group you don't have to talk about your problems. You just need to turn up, sit back and learn some great ways to control stress.
To register for a course you can text or leave a message on 07825997248 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Llys Steffan, Temple Terrace, Lampeter SA48 7BJ. Please provide your name and contact details when registering.