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 or text "suicide action" to 85258
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
MIND (mental health charity) also have a 24hr National call line: 03001233393
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.
MIND are offering ACTIVE MONITORING course that you can self refer to using this link: active monitoring programme They will posting information to work through and provide a weekly phone follow up for 6 weeks with staff in the local MIND branch
HAFAL charity for people with mental health problems in Wales, 9 Portland Road in Aberystwyth
01970 624 756 http://www.hafal.org/in-your-area/ceredigion/
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT from CRUSE 0808 8081677 firstname.lastname@example.org
HAHAV (Hospice at home Aberystwyth volunteers) Plas Antaron, Penparcau offer bereavement counselling to anyone suffering with any kind of bereavement. Call 01970 611550 for more information or email email@example.com. https://hahav.org.uk
The good grief trust thegoodgrieftrust.org
At a loss ataloss.org
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 https://nhswales.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/
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/
The Trusted pain and injury resource
Mindshift; SAM-app; Relax Lite; Relaxing sounds; Sleepfulness; Calm (meditations and yoga); Headspace; Pacifica; Happify; Stop Breathe & Think App; Breath2Relax; Smiling Mind (various activities for different ages) ; Mindshift; End anxiety; Cwtsh (Cymraeg)
Support for younger persons and their parents
Area 43 https://www.area43.co.uk/here-for-you/
Here for You is a FREE, universal Online Counselling Service for all young people resident in Ceredigion (aged 16 – 30). We have a team of both male and female counsellors who can offer a bilingual service. All our counsellors hold recognised qualifications up to at least degree level, with the addition of specialised training in working with young people.
The Here for You service is available through various digital methods, such as email, text and video chat software. The service is user focussed and the counsellor will discuss your preferred method of contact at the beginning of any counselling relationship.
FREE Phone: 0800 0385778 Please call us for a chat about what we can offer
Please contact us about what we offer – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
www.youngminds.org.uk www.iawn.wales.nhs.uk www.meiccymru.org
Meic is a 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
MIND are offering ACTIVE MONITORING course that you can self refer to using this link: active monitoring programme
It involves posting you out information to work through and weekly phone follow up for 6 weeks with staff in the local MIND branch.