Mental Health helplines & online resources
Make a Difference
That’s us: A community mental health charity and wellbeing hub based in Tavistock, Devon. We’re here to provide friendship, peer support and a listening ear, as well as support and advice to help you with the practical side of life, when you are living with a mental illness.
Devon Recovery Learning Community
A resource provided by the Devon NHS Trust that provides information and courses to help you better understand and cope with a mental illness, and find creative and inspiring ways to cope, heal and achieve personal growth.
Among its resources are online courses and YouTube tutorials to support you through lockdown.
A secure and confidential online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program, to help you cope with the symptoms of anxiety or depression.
Emotional support, information and guidance for people with a mental illness, their families and carers. This charity offers a helpline, text care (sending supportive messages) and online forum.
During lockdown, the Saneline number below has been replaced by a callback service. You can leave a message on 07984 967 708 giving your first name and a contact number, and one of its professionals or senior volunteers will call you back as soon as possible.
SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
Adjusting to civilian life after service in the Armed Forces may mean that you could benefit from support with your mental wellbeing, physical recuperation, career opportunities, housing, or financial health.
There are many UK-based charities that provide Armed Forces veterans with support, advice and help.
Lily Jones, the granddaughter of a veteran, has compiled a comprehensive directory, with details and links to a host of charities and organisations with a mission to support ex-service men and women through the challenges they may face.