Find local support

For details of regional support services, please visit one of our national partner websites. Mental Health UK was founded through a partnership between these four UK charities.

England

Rethink Mental Illness work to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness. They have over 200 mental health services and 140 local peer support groups across England. Find support local to you.

The Rethink Mental Illness Advice and Information Service offers practical help on a wide range of issues such as The Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, and carers rights. They also offer general information on living with mental illness, medication, and care. Browse their A-Z of online factsheets, or you can reach them via web chat, email, phone or post.

Visit the Rethink Mental Illness website

Scotland

Support in Mind Scotland aims to improve the quality of life of anyone whose mental health problem or mental illness has a serious impact on their life or the lives of others including families, carers and supporters. They deliver services to around 2,000 people a year through 21 projects across Scotland. Find a service local to you.

Their National Information Service can help direct you to the local support that will most fit your needs.

Visit the Support in Mind Scotland website

Wales

Hafal is the principal organisation in Wales working with individuals recovering from serious mental illness and their families. Every day Hafal provide help to over 1,500 people affected by serious mental illness across the seven local health board areas. This includes schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other diagnoses which Find services in your local area.

Visit the Hafal website

Northern Ireland

MindWise is a leading mental health charity in Northern Ireland. Through their 30 key services, they support the recovery of 9000 people affected by mental health issues every year, including carers, families and children.

MindWise offer many types of support services including talking therapies, working with children and families, advocacy and money advice and criminal justice.

Visit the MindWise website