• Individual Counselling & Psychotherapy for young people and adults

    Sophie East MSc BSc MBACP

  • Individual Counselling & Psychotherapy for young people and adults

    Sophie East MSc BSc MBACP

Local and national agencies offering information and support

Please note that these contacts are subject to constant changes and updates so may not always be accurate

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

 

BASINGSTOKE HOMER SUBSTANCE MISUSE SERVICE – Treatment and support for people with substance misuse problems

www.solent.nhs.uk

Tel: 01256 818210

 

Hampshire Drug and Alcohol Action team

www3.hants.gov.uk/education/dat.htm

 

Hampshire Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

Tel: 0239 2683371

 

CATCH22 24/7 HAMPSHIRE –A 24/7 emergency referral crisis line for young people aged under 19 experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol

www.catch-22.org.uk

Email: 247hants@catch-22.org.uk

Freephone: 0800 5999591

Text/Phone: 07797805821

 

SURREY DRUG AND ALCOHOL ACTION TEAM

www.surreydaat.org.uk

 

www.surreydrugcare.org.uk– A 24 hour manned confidential helpline giving support and information to drug and alcohol users

www.sadas.org.ukSADAS works with people suffering distress through the use of drugs, drink or who are suffering mental health problems especially wellbeing problems

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS (NACOA)

www.nacoa.org.uk

Free Helpline: 0800 358 3456

 

ALATEENan organisation offering support and advice to young people affected by a problem drinker.

www.Al-anonuk.org.uk

Helpline: 02074 030888 10am – 10pm

Al-Anon Family Groups – For young people, aged 12 – 18 who are affected by a problem drinker.  Provides support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking.

 

TALK TO FRANK – Helpline advice and information to people concerned about drugs.  Helpline:0800 776600       

Email: frank@talktofrank.com           

www.talktofrank.com

 

Bereavement

 

WINSTONS WISH– A leading childhood bereavement charity and the largest provider of services to bereaved children, young people and families in the UK

www.winstonswish.org.uk

 

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT – free confidential advice to bereaved adults and young people.

Helpline: 0844 4779400                                                                                

email: helpline@cruse.org.uk

www.cruse.org.uk

 

www.rd4u.org.ukwebsite specifically for young people (12 – 18) struggling with bereavement

 

Carer Support

 

THE PRINCESS ROYAL TRUST FOR CARERS IN HAMPSHIRE

www.carercentre.com

 

ACTION FOR CARERS SURREY – Campaigning and supporting carers of all ages in Surrey

www.actionforcarers.org.uk

 

CARERS UK

www.carersuk.org

 

Children and Young People

 

YOUTH ACCESS– Provides information, advice and counselling services throughout the UK for young people aged 12-25 years.

www.youthaccess.org.uk

2 Taylors Yard, 67 Alderbrook Road, London SW12 8AD

Telephone: 0208772 9900

 

STUDENTS AGAINST DEPRESSION –offers information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced similar issues.

www.studentsagainstdepression.org

 

YOUTH2YOUTH– Confidential and anonymous email and telephone helpline support, run by young volunteers. They offer sympathetic listening and information.

www.youth2youth.co.uk

Helpline Telephone: 020 8896 3675

Opening hours: Monday and Thursday 6.30-9.30pm

Email: help@youth2youth.co.uk

 

GET CONNECTEDprovides a unique, free and confidential helpline for young people as a signpost to relevant sources of help.

www.getconnected.org.uk

Telephone: 0808 808 4994

Text: 80849

Opening hours: 7 days a week 1-11pm

THERE4ME– Email support services for young people between 12-16 years

www.there4me.com

There’s on-screen advice about all sorts of things e.g. bullying, relationships, exams, drugs, difficulties at home, to name just a few.

 

CHILDLINE– Childline is the UK’s free helpline for children and young people.  It provides a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with any problem.  It comforts, advises and protects.

www.childline.org.uk

Freepost NATN1111, London E1 6BR

Telephone: 0800 111 – 24hrs

Text phone: 0800 400 222

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9.30am-9.00pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am – 8pm

YOUTHLINE

Telephone: 0845 634 7650

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 4.30pm-8.30pm, Saturday 1pm-4.30pm

 

THE SITE – Your guide to the real world

Advice across a range of topics: sex and relationships, health and wellbeing, drink and drugs, and other subjects.      

www.thesite.org

 

TEEN ISSUES – www.teenissues.co.uk

County Council

 

HANTSWEB – a comprehensive gateway to information in Hampshire for residents and visitors alike.

www.hants.gov.uk

 

YOUTHTUBE – website for young people in Hampshire

http://www3.hants.gov.uk/youthtube

 

SURREY COIUNTY COUNCIL

http://new.surreycc.gov.uk

 

Counselling and Psychotherapy

 

BASINGSTOKE COUNSELLING SERVICE

www.basingstokecounsellingservice.org.uk

YPI BASINGSTOKE COUNSELLING – free confidential counselling for young people aged between 11-25 years

www.ypicounselling.co.uk

 

ALTON COUNSELLING SERVICE

www.altoncounselling.org.uk

 

121 YOUTH COUNSELLING – run by Hart Voluntary Action

www.hartvolaction.org.uk

Tel: 01252 815652

Email: info@hartvolaction.org.uk

 

CONNECT CHRISTIAN COUNSELLING

www.connectcounselling.org.uk

 

OPTIONS – Counselling/Training/Development

www.optionscounselling.co.uk

 

RELATE– the relationship people for adults, couples and young people

www.relate.org.uk

Hampshire – Tel:01256 423844          www.relatenehab.org.uk

Surrey – Tel: 01483 602998www.relatewestsurrey.org.uk

                 

SURREY YOUTH COUNSELLING SERVICE – free counselling for young people aged between 12 – 24 years

www.virgincare.co.uk

 

BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY (BACP) –  is a professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy with over 40000 members and works toward a better standard of therapeutic practice

www.bacp.co.uk

 

COUNSELLING DIRECTORY – an online directory of professional counsellors and psychotherapists

www.counselling-directory.org.uk


Divorce and Separation

 

Divorce Recovery Workshops – help individuals grow though divorce or separation

www.drw.org.uk

Tel: 07000 781889

 

Domestic Abuse

 

SURREY AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE

www.surreyagainstda.info

 

SURREY DOMESTIC ABUSE CHARITY

www.yoursanctuary.org.uk

 

REFUGE – for women and children against domestic violence

www.refuge.org.uk

Freephone 24hour domestic violence national helpline: 0808 2000 247

WOMENS AID– until women and children are safe

www.womensaid.org.uk

 

THE HIDEOUT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – Learn what domestic violence is, how to help a friend, how to understand your feelings and what you can do

www.thehideout.org.uk

Eating Disorders

BEAT (EATING DISORDERS)are the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families.

www.b-eat.co.uk

Telephone: 0845 634 1414

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10.30am-8.30pm, Saturday 1pm-4.30pm

B-eat provide a helpline for young people, online support and a UK-wide network of self-help groups to help people beat their eating disorder.

 

Mental Health and Wellbeing

SAMARITANS – 24 hour, 365 days a year confidential emotional supportservice

www.samaritans.org

TEL: 08457 90 90 90

 

MIND – the mental health charity

www.mind.org.uk

 

YOUNG MINDS – Young Minds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people.

www.youngminds.org

Telephone: 0800 802 5544

Opening hours: Mondays 10am-1pm, Tuesday 1-4pm, Wednesday 1-4pm and 6-8pm, Thursday 1-4pm, Fridays 10-1pm. 

YOUNG MINDS PARENTS INFORMATION SERVICE provides information and advice for any adult with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.

 

LIVING LIFE TO THE FULL – helping you to help yourself

www.llttf.com

 

BIG WHITE WALL – A safe online community of people who are anxious, down or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals www.bigwhitewall.com

MOODGYM – A free self-help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.www.moodgym.anu.edu.au

 

RETHINK – a mental health charity

www.rethink.org

General enquiries:       0121 5227007                9 – 5 Mon – Fri

Advice Service: 0300 5000 927           10 – 2 Mon – Fri

 

OCDUK – an organisation bringing support to people with OCD

Helpline – 0845 120 3778                       

Email: support@ocduk.org

 

OCDaction – providing support and information to anybody affected by OCD

Helpline: 0845 3906232                          

Email: support@ocdaction.org.uk

 

EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHOSIS SERVICE –Works with individuals and families in Surrey and North East Hampshire to help recovery form the early stages of psychosis

www.sabp.nhs.uk/eiip

 

National Health Service

 

SOUTHERN NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

www.southernhealth.nhs.uk

 

SURREY AND BORDERS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

www.sabp.nhs.uk

 

NHS Choices – your health, your choices. A comprehensive link to all health issues including sections on child health, men’s health, women’s health, and mental health.

www.nhs.uk

www.nhs.uk/teenlifecheck  specifically aimed at young people

 

Older People

 

AGE UK – UK’s largest charity working with and for older people

www.ageuk.org.uk

 

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY              

Helpline: 0300 222 1122

www.alzheimers.org.uk

 

DEMENTIA UK – we provide specialist dementia nurses who give practical and emotional support to families affected by dementia

www.dementiauk.org

 

ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH UK – UK’s leading research charity aiming to defeat dementia

www.alzheimersresearchuk.org

 

Parenting

 

FAMILY LIFE – Family Lives works around the clock, transforming the lives of families, supporting parents and making happier relationships, happier families and a stronger society.

www.familylives.org.uk

Helpline: 0808 800 2222

7am – midnight

 

PARENTING UK– Parenting UK is a national membership body for those working with parents.  Our strength has always been our members at grass roots level: communicating and sharing ideas, concerns and passions.

www.parentinguk.org

 

Advice and guidance on all aspects of bringing up a family

www.parenting.co.uk

 

Physical health

 

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY (NCYPE) – assessment and rehabilitation services for 5 – 25 year olds

Email: info@nycpe.org.uk     

Call: 01342 832243

 

CLIC SARGENT – Care and support for children and young adults with cancer

www.clicsargent.org.uk

03003300803

Self-Injury

NATIONAL SELF HARM NETWORKoffers support for survivors and people who self-harm.

www.nshn.co.uk

email: nshncg@hotmail.co.uk

Telephone: 0800 622 6000 (7pm-11pm Thursday-Saturday, 6.10pm-10.30pm Sunday)

We also support family and friends, so they can discuss the issue and gain effective support in our forums.  We offer resources and information for people who self harm.

www.selfharm.org.uk– this is a website for young people who self-harm, their friends and family.

 

TESS (SELF INJURY) – text and email support services for girls and young women affected by self-injury

Text: 07800472908                    

www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk

 

Sexual health

NO WORRIES!  – Confidential advice on sexual health and contraception.

www.ruthinking.co.uk

Telephone: 0800 28 29 30

 

RASASC – Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

www.rasac.org.uk

www.rasasc-guildford.org

Helpline: 01483 546400 or 0800 0288022

Counselling Appointments: 07757 009840

 

BROOK – free and confidential sexual health advice and contraception to young people.

www.brook.org.uk

 

www.condomessentialwear.co.uk

 

www.sexualhealth.org.uk

 

Smoking

 

ASH – Action on smoking and health

www.ash.org.uk

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