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Chasing the Stigma is all about helping to remove fear and the unnecessary stigma preventing people from talking about mental health.  Read first-hand experiences. Download the App to access local and national mental health advice and support in one place, or access the information online.  
The Cloisters is a male 25-bedded hospital set within a peaceful environment on the edge of Newbury. The unit offers inpatient rehabilitation to West Berkshire patients who require mental health rehabilitation to support them in increasing their recovery pathway and independence.
Highly experienced CBT therapist and integrative psychologist working with depression, all types of anxiety, OCD, trauma, substance misuse, trichotillomania and other bodily focused repetitive behaviours. Experience in working with people from all backgrounds and ethnicities including those on the autistic spectrum, with learning difficulties, transgendered…
CommuniCare is a volunteer led charity offering free information, advice and support in many ways. Weekly and monthly outreach advice sessions are run in other areas across Reading. Visit the website for further information.
Available for support and information daily from 9.30 to 4.30pm.  The line is always answered by a bereaved parent. 
Therapy offers you a safe, confidential place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable. It allows you to talk with someone who is trained to listen attentively and to help you improve things. If you do experience a…
Listings of professional accredited Counsellors and psychotherapists to suit all needs available in all areas.
Following information available on the Crisis website: Help with housing Call Shelter's free Housing Advice Helpline on 0808 800 4444. It is open from 8am-8pm on weekdays and 9am to 5pm on weekends. There is also a lot of information about housing on Shelter England's…
Death is a part of life, and grieving a natural process. Cruse is committed to breaking the stigma around grief and ensuring that everyone, no matter how old or young, can access the highest quality support following a bereavement. Not only does Cruse provide a…
Deaf people can text the emergency services on 999, but only if phones are registered for the service in advance. Don’t wait until you need to call, it will be too late. How to register Write an SMS text which just says “register” and send it…
Services provided: Advocacy Outreach services available (you will need to check if this can be provided in your area) Interpreting services Online psychological therapy service SHOUT - new free text message service for deaf people experiencing a crisis and needing support, Text DEAF to 85258…
If you're worried about your memory, it's well worth talking to your doctor. They may be able to reassure you that you don't have dementia. However, if you know someone who has Dementia, this site will help you understand how best to support them, both physically and…
Ever Active is a programme that supports older adults who are seeking to improve their health and fitness and reduce feelings of loneliness and social isolation. All Ever Active sessions are low to moderate intensity and everyone is encouraged to take sessions at their own…
If domestic abuse is in progress, if you feel threatened, if you are in immediate danger, or it’s an emergency, call 999. Thames Valley Police are able to offer a wide range of support and action to victims of domestic abuse including:- arresting threatening or…
Support for victims of domestic abuse.  Refuge, resettlement, outreach and helpline offered. The West Berkshire Domestic Abuse Service provides the following services for women and men who are experiencing domestic abuse: Refuge placements Outreach one to one support (women and men) Independent Domestic Violence Advisor…
The helpline is run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for women experiencing domestic violence. All calls are confidential. Information and support Fully trained female workers and volunteers provide support, information and a listening ear. They can…
The Watermill Theatre welcomes you to join monthly drama workshops for adults who, for whatever reason, could use a change of scene. Drama lends itself to supporting well-being for the opportunity it offers to just play! Through play we make sense of the world around…
We support people experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time, as well as people at risk of developing psychosis. Psychosis affects the way someone believes, views and experiences things. It most commonly develops between late teens and early adulthood. Anyone can develop psychosis, and…

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The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. The Mix organisation will help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk 24 hours a day via online,…
Look after your mental health and wellbeing with advice from experts explaining more about how to manage and improve your wellbeing.  Practical tips and the opportunity to develop a personalised action plan.   Information available on the NHS website.
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