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Support Line (previously known as Get Connected) is the free helpline for young people, who know they need help but don't know where to find it.  Talk by phone, email and webchat any day of the year. The Helpline Volunteers are fully trained to support each…
Compulsive gambling is recognised as an emotional illness. Living with this illness can prove a devastating experience. Family relationships can become unbearably strained. The home can be filled with bitterness, frustration and resentment. 
Thrive is a small national charity, founded in 1978, that uses gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Thrive uses gardening to help people regain confidence, build self esteem and motivation, feel better physically and mentally and create new social networks. The majority of…
Grandparents Plus is the national charity which champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives – especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances and when they have lost contact with children. Advice, information and support is…
A collection of information, advice and resources. Search the directory of local and national mental health and emotional support organisations; Interactive tools to assess how you feel from NHS Choices; Local news and events; Useful application tools; 5 steps to wellbeing.
Guidance and advice to help you prepare for an assessment. Moodzone - tips and advice from NHS Choices to boost mental health Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional ups and downs of life - this information, which…
NOTE: Due to ongoing refurbishment GP appointments may be reduced due to the lack of rooms available. Reading Walk-in Health Centre provides patients with additional choice and access to healthcare in Reading. Open to registered and unregistered patients without an appointment. From blood pressure checks…
If you’re homeless, living in a hostel or have difficulties accessing mainstream health services, you can visit clinics in Reading and speak to a member of the Health Outreach Liaison Team (HOLT). If the team is unable to help you they will ensure you are referred to…
A hearing dog changes a deaf person’s life on many levels. Deafness can be a very isolating and lonely disability; a hearing dog can offer increased independence, greater confidence, companionship and a feeling of security. A hearing dog and their deaf recipient need to be…
Hypnotherapy Directory only lists hypnotherapists who are registered with a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover. The site enables those in distress to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs. 
A Learning Disability Partnership Board (LDPB) is made up of people with learning disabilities, carers and people from health and community services. The aim of an LDPB is to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and their families. They work for and with…
Graft offers information, advice and guidance to disabled and disadvantaged people looking for employment or wanting to return to work. Support with: CV writing and updating Training in confidence building and work skills Volunteering opportunities and job searches Interview skills Specialist support is also offered for…
The MEAM Approach West Berkshire is a multi-agency partnership approach to working with people with multiple complex needs and complicating factors around homelessness including substance misuse, contact with the criminal justice system and mental health needs. The approach works by creating a partnership of systems…
Domestic violence affects men too - Talk it over! The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence and abuse offering emotional support, practical advice and information on a wide range of services. Calls welcomed from all men - in heterosexual…
Helpline:   The helpline is for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. Open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year. For more info about the helpline service and call costs visit…
Eight Bells for Mental Health offers a welcoming and supportive environment to anyone who is experiencing mental health issues in Newbury, Thatcham and surrounding areas. The charity work tirelessly to help members improve their lives, wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem through volunteering and training opportunities, access…
A series of questions designed to help people find the most appropriate sources of mental health support. Further information available via this link.  
How to look after your mental health - top tips publication plus information guides and advice.  Mental health problems range from the worries we all experience as part of everyday life to serious long-term conditions. How to support good mental health at work e-book Learning Disabilities and Mental…
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