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Posted 26 April 2006 - 01:46 PM
NEW PATHWAYS - SOUTH WALES
New Pathways Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Service
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Sat 9am – 12 noon
57-58, Lower Thomas Street
Tel (Office) 01685 37910
Fax 01685 384640
Sexual Assault Referral centre number and alternative Helpline number is 01685 350099 or email at email@example.com
North West Wales Rape Crisis
NORTH WEST WALES RAPE CRISIS AND SEXUAL ABUSE LINE
Box 4, Abbey Road Centre, 7-9 Abbey Road, Bangor, LL57 1EA
Helpline: 01248 354885
Mondays and Tuesdays: 6pm - 9pm
Thursdays: 1pm - 4pm
Other Support Services
Welsh Women’s Aid
0808 80 10 800
0845 30 30 900
08457 90 90 90
If you are in crisis and need to write about how you are feeling, you can write to Samaritans at:
P.O. Box 90 90
Posted 30 November 2008 - 05:40 PM
3rd Floor, Quebec House,
Cowbridge Road East,
Cardiff CF11 9AB
T: 02920 395 123
F: 02920 346 585
The MindinfoLine offers thousands of callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues. Call 0845 766 0163 from anywhere in the UK for the price of a local call. We also provide a special legal service to the public, lawyers and mental health workers. Contact MindinfoLine.
Our local Mind network
Established in 1946, Mind now has a network of around 180 local Mind associations throughout England and Wales. Our LMAs offer supported housing, crisis helplines, drop-in centres, counselling, befriending, advocacy, employment and training schemes, and other services. Our Local Mind Support Team works to support local Mind associations.
More than 2,100 people belong to Mind Link - our network for users of mental health services – offering each other support, sharing experiences and developing skills.
Diverse Minds works to make mental health services more responsive to the needs of black and minority ethnic communities.
Rural Minds aims to improve the mental health of people in isolated rural areas.
Posted 02 December 2008 - 11:49 AM
I am currently doing a Mental Health first aid course, and have a list of resources and organizations that help and offer services to people with mental health probs and helplines and crisis lines
CALL Help-Line (All Wales Mental Health Helpline)
(Community advice & listening line)
Tel: 0800 132737
Mon-Fri 10am-2pm & 7pm-11pm
Sat & Sun Noon till midnight
Tel: 0845 4647 (24 hour Bilingual service, 365 days a year)
Qualified nurses from a range of clinical background give people immediate information and advice on general health problems.
Tel: 0845 1228622 (10am-1pm & 7pm-10pm Mon-Fri)
Confidential crisis counselling over the telephone
Depression Alliance Cymru
Tel: 02920 692891
Provides information and support to people with depression and their carers; also lists details of local self help groups.
MDF The Bipolar Organisation Cymru
Tel: 08456 340080
22-29 Mill St
Information, support and listings of local self help groups for people with manic depression.
Mind info line: 0845 766 0163 (9.15-4.45 monday-friday)
Tel: 02920 395123
3rd Floor Quebec House
5-19 Cowbridge Road East
National mental health charity which offers an excellent range of materials on all aspects of depression and manic depression.
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Offers a 2 day training course which teaches people how to intervene when someone is suicidal. The courses are organised in Wales by Mind Cymru.
This website gives you access to personal experiences of health and illness. You can watch, listen to and read interviews with people who have personal experience of depression and find reliable information on treatments and where to find support.
SAD Association (Seasonal Affected Disorder)
PO Box 989
Offers information about SAD - a type of depression thought to link to lack of sun/day light in winter months. Information pack and newsletter etc available.
Finding a Therapist
It is always hard to recommend a therapist so it is worth contacting the national registration bodies to get their list of approved therapists.
The British Psychological Society
Tel 0116 254 9568
British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Therapists
Tel 01254 875277
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Tel 0870 443 5252