Free Mental Health Resources - Employees

Free Self-Referral Support Service

This confidential service is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and is available at no charge to any employees with depression, anxiety, stress or other mental health issues affecting their work.

To be eligible for this service, individuals need to be in permanent or temporary employment and have a mental health condition (diagnosed or undiagnosed) that has resulted in workplace absence, or is causing difficulties to remain in work.

T: 0300 456 8114

Email: a2wmhss@remploy.co.uk

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Other Free Support Services

If you are experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, there are lots of places you can go to for help.

Fit for Work offers free, expert and impartial advice to anyone looking for help with issues around health and work. You can browse their online resources or chat online to a specialist adviser.

Free advice line: 0800 032 6235 (English) or 0800 032 6233 (Cymraeg).

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Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: https://www.samaritans.org


Mind provides confidential mental health information services.

With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind works in partnership with around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.

T: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday) or text 86463

Email: info@mind.org.uk

Website: www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines


Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England.

T: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday)

Email: online contact form

Website: http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England.


Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.

Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm-10:30pm)

Website: www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/helpline


The Mix provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Young people can access the The Mix's support via phone, email, web chat, peer to peer and counselling services.

Telephone: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)

Email: Helpline email form

Crisis Support: Text 'THEMIX' to 85258.

Website: www.themix.org.uk/get-support


ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything - no problem is too big or too small.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk


If you are a carer needing support you can contact all of the above as well as Carers Direct and the Carers Trust, both of whom are able to provide support and advice on any issues affecting you.

Website: http://elefriends.org.uk/

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