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Useful Resources & Links

Here you will find a range of useful resources and links:

Psychotherapy Tools

Common tools such as thought records, behavioural experiment worksheets, activity diaries, and positive data logs, etc can be found here: Get Self Help, Centre for Clinical Interventions, and Psychology Tools.

Mindfulness Meditations

Free downloadable meditations such as the three-minute breathing space and the body-scan can be downloaded here:
Free Mindfulness.


What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? Click here to find out!

What is Mindfulness? Click here to find out!

Mental Health Helplines

MIND - 0300 123 3393
"We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding".

Time to Change - "We are Time to Change, the growing social movement changing how we all think and act about mental health. Still too many people are made to feel ashamed or isolated because they have a mental health problem but we're here to change that".

Mental Health Foundation - 020 7803 1101
"Improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning difficulties".

Together - 020 7780 7300
"Supports people through mental health services".

The Centre for Mental Health - 020 7827 8300
"Working to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems".

Depression Alliance - 0845 123 2320
"Provides information and support to those who are affected by depression via publications, supporter services and a network of self-help groups".

PANDAS Foundation - 0843 28 98 401
"PANDAS Foundation vision is to support every individual with pre (antenatal), postnatal depression or postnatal psychosis in England, Wales and Scotland. We campaign to raise awareness and remove the stigma. We provide our PANDAS Help Line, Support Groups offer online advice to all and much more".

General Advice & Support

Age UK (Portsmouth) - 023 9286 2121
"Age UK Portsmouth has been caring for vulnerable and isolated older people in Portsmouth and the local area for over 75 years".

Citizens Advice
"Gives free confidential information and advice to help people sort out their money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Support for children and young people"

Young Minds - 020 7336 8445
"Provides information and advice for anyone with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person".

Childline - 0800 1111
"Free, national helpline for children and young people in trouble or danger".


"Listening, support and information service run by students for students".

Age Concern
- 0800 009966
"Infoline on issues relating to older people".

Lesbian and Gay Switchboard - 020 7837 7324
"Provides information, support and referral services".

Refugee Council - 020 7346 6700
"The UK’s largest organisation working with refugees and asylum seekers".

Relate - 0300 100 1234
"Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support".

Teacher Support Network - 08000 562 561
"A 24/7 telephone support line which gives teachers access to professional coaches and counsellors 365 days a year. The network also campaigns for change within schools and education policy in order to improve the wellbeing, mental and physical health of teachers".

Anxiety UK - 08444 775 774
"Works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy".

Carers UK
"Carers UK is the voice of carers. It improves their lives by providing information, advice, support and by campaigning for change".