Address: 44 St Petersgate, Stockport SK1 1DH
Phone: 0161 474 1042
Comment: Confidential accurate and local advice around all adult health and social care services in Stockport. Also an independent and accessible assisted signposting service.
Address: UK Service Office, 202 City Road, London EC1V 2PH
Phone: 0845 373 3366
Fax: 020 7251 4006
Phone Hours: Helpline open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Comment: ecovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. Membership is open to anyone irrespective of age, sex, religion, race, creed or class and the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using drugs. Phone or check website for details of local meetings.
Drinkline – National Alcohol Helpline
Address: PO Box 4000, Glasgow, G3 8XX
Phone: 0800 917 8282
Minicom: 0800 027 4114
Office Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Comment: Confidential helpline for callers worried about their own drinking. Support to the family and friends of people who are drinking.Information, self-help materials and advice on where to go for help
Wah Sum Helpline – Chinese Mental Health Association
Phone: 0845 122 8660 (Local rate)
Fax: 020 7739 6577
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Comment: Referral: GP, social worker, CPN, psychiatrist, etc A national mental health helpline to serve the Chinese community in the UK.Wah Sum Helpline is a confidential service which offers information and advice, advocacy, care for carers, free counselling, housing advice, user social group, befriending, health promotion and trainee counsellor placement programme.
Address: First Floor, Cityside House, 40 Adler Street, London, E1 1EE
Phone: 0845 767 8000
Fax: 020 7375 2162
Office Hours: Daily 6.00pm – 11.00pm
Comment: National mental health charity which aims to raise awareness of mental illness and campaign to improve services, initiate and fund research into the causes of serious mental illness through its research centre. Information and emotional support is also provided to anyone affected by mental illness va the helpline(SANEline) and by email (SANEmail).
National Mind’s Infoline
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
Address: PO Box 52490, London, NW3 9DW
Phone: 0800 585858
Comment: Help and advice for anyone in distress. Aimed at young men.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Manchester
Address: Suite A, Fourth Floor St Margaret Chambers 5 Newton Street, Manchester, M1 1HL
Phone: 0161 236 6569