Helplines

These organisations provide advice, information and counselling services over the telephone. The help that you are looking for may also be available from counselling services or information and advice providers.

Stockport T.P.A.

Address: 44 St Petersgate, Stockport SK1 1DH
Phone: 0161 474 1042
E-mail: info@stockporttpa.co.uk
Website: http://www.stockporttpa,co.uk
Comment: Confidential accurate and local advice around all adult health and social care services in Stockport. Also an independent and accessible assisted signposting service.

Narcotics Anonymous

Address: UK Service Office, 202 City Road, London EC1V 2PH
Phone: 0845 373 3366
Fax: 020 7251 4006
E-mail: ukso@ukna.org
Website: http://www.ukna.org
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
Website: http://units.nhs.uk/
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
E-mail: info@cmha.org.uk
Website: http://www.cmha.org.uk
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.

SANE

Address: First Floor, Cityside House, 40 Adler Street, London, E1 1EE
Phone: 0845 767 8000
Fax: 020 7375 2162
E-mail: sanemail@sane.org.uk
Website: http://www.sane.org.uk
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

Address: PO Box 75225, London, E15 9FS
Phone: 0300 123 3393
E-mail: info@mind.org.uk
Text: 86463
Website: http://www.mind.org.uk
Comment: Information and signposting service.

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Address: PO Box 52490, London, NW3 9DW
Phone: 0800 585858
Website: http://www.thecalmzone.net
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
Website: http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk