Getting professional help

Expert information

Professional help in the workplace is most likely to be guided by policies set down by HR and assessments provided through occupational health. These sections have further information about these professions:

If you experience mental distress, it can be frightening and you may feel alone.
Mind and Rethink have telephone helplines where you can get information for yourself or for another person.

Coping in a crisis
Both Mind and Rethink also offer information on how to cope when someone you know is in crisis or you need help urgently.

  • Go to the Mind website and clik the yellow button at the top entitled 'I need urgent help

More information on other support services can be found here.

Local services
Find local NHS services in your area with their website search.

Counselling and psychological therapies
Information from the NHS on accessing talking therapies.

Mind has some information about different talking treatments as does Rethink.

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Need support?

If you need urgent support there are many places to go for help.