Emergency help for those in crisis:

 

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/ Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Helpline number:  116 123.

 

https://papyrus-uk.org Papyrus is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, offering information, advice and a helpline. Helpline: 0800 068 4141.

 

Mental health help: 

 

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/ Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

 

Help with disordered eating:

 

https://eatingmatters.org.uk Eating Matters is a Norfolk charity offering counselling for people with mild to moderate eating disorders in the community.

 

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity set up to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders. 

 

Help for BAME individuals:

 

https://www.baatn.org.uk/find-a-therapist/ The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network is the UK’s largest independent organisation to specialise in working psychologically, informed by an understanding of intersectionality, with people who identify as Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean.

 

Help for young people:

 

https://www.map.uk.net MAP are advisers, counsellors, youth workers and other professionals working together to provide support to young people aged 11-25.

 

Help for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:

 

https://signhealth.org.uk/with-deaf-people/psychological-therapy/ Offers therapy with counsellors who are fluent in British Sign Language.

 

Help for individuals exploring gender identity:

 

https://mermaidsuk.org.uk Mermaids supports gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care.

 

http://genderedintelligence.co.uk Offer support, information and a therapist directory for people who are exploring their gender identity. 

 

Help for individuals exploring or questioning gender and sexual identity, and relationships:

 

http://www.pinktherapy.com/en-us/findatherapist.aspx Pink Therapy are the UK's largest independent therapy organisation working with gender, sexual and relationship diverse clients.

 

https://www.relate.org.uk Relate provide relationship support to people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities.

 

Help for those with concerns about rape, sexual or domestic abuse:

 

https://www.suelamberttrust.org The Sue Lambert Trust is a Norfolk based charity which provides support for survivors of sexual abuse. They offer a range of services including one to one counselling, support and group work. 

 

https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/want-to-talk/ Rape Crisis provides help for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence

 

https://www.refuge.org.uk Refuge run a range of specialist services to help survivors of domestic abuse access safety and rebuild their lives. Refuge have a free, 24hr helpline.

 

https://www.stopitnow.org.uk Stop it Now offers a confidential helpline and an anonymous messaging service for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse, whether they’re worried about their own thoughts, feelings and behaviour, or about another adult or young person.

Help with Addiction:

https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

 

https://www.matthewproject.org The Matthew Project helps people live fuller lives, free from drug and alcohol misuse. The charity is based in Norfolk, providing support to young people, veterans, professionals, people in recovery, and the family and carers affected by substance misuse.