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Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Assault & Rape

 

 

The Penny Parks Foundation

Provides therapy for anyone affected by child abuse trauma and is the creator of the Parks Inner Child Therapy (PICT) and lists accredited PICT therapists.

 

Victim Support

 

Independent charity providing free confidential support to victims of crime. 

 

0845 303 0900

Childline

 

A national charity offering telephone support for children and young people in danger. Also contains other information.

 

0800 1111

RASA

 

Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre for Women in Merseyside Helpline

0151 666 1392

 

Addictive Behaviour: Including Alcohol and Drug Use

 

 

 

Talk to Frank

 

Information on drugs:

0800 77 66 00 (24 hour).

Beating Addictions

 

 

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Offering support, advice and information to people who are experiencing drink related problems. The website contains useful sections with specific advice for young people. 

 

0151 709 2900 or

0345 697555

Narcotics Anonymous

A national charity that runs support groups and offers information for people who want support with drug use.

 

 

Action on Addiction

 

 

 

DrugScope

 

 

 

Addiction Today

 

For a list of free treatment centres

 

Adfam

 

Help and advice for families affected by drugs and alcohol  

 

 

 

Anger Management

 

 

 

BAAM (British Association of Anger Management)

 

Support and training for men, women and children needing anger management and those who have to deal with someone else's anger

0845 1300 286

MIND

 

How to deal with anger 

 

 

Anxiety & Panic Attacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helps people to recover from anxiety disorders

020 8478 3400 or

020 8262 8891

First Steps to Freedom

 

 

Offers practical help to those who suffer from anxiety problems

 

0845 120 2916

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders and specific phobias by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of service.

 

08444 775 774 or

0161 227 9898

No Panic

 

Provides a helpline, step-by-step programmes, and support for those with anxiety disorders, panic attacks, phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. 

0808 808 0545

 

Bereavement & Loss

 

 

 

Liverpool Bereavement Services

 

 

 

 

0151 236 3932

Liverpool Bereavement Service
1st Floor, Granite Buildings
6 Stanley Street
Liverpool
L1 6AF

 

Bullying

 

 

 

Bullying Online

 

Registered charity providing information and advice on bullying for parents and students.

 

Bullybusters

 

Providing a helpline for people experiencing bullying as well as more general advice and information about bullying.

0800 169 6928

 

Manic/Bipolar Depression

 

 

 

Royal College of Psychiatry

 

 

 

BipolarOrg 

 

 

 

 

Domestic Violence

 

 

 

Worst Kept Secret

 

Providing help, support, advice and information to people experiencing domestic violence.

 

0800 028 3398

Everyman Project

 

For men who want to stop their violence.

020 7263 8884

Women's Aid

 

National domestic violence charity

0808 2000 247

info@womensaid.org.uk

 

Eating Problems

 

 

 

beat - beating eating disorders

The Association offers advice, information and support to anyone experience eating related problems - with specific information available to young people and relatives/friends.

 

0845 634 1414

Overeaters Anonymous

 

Overeaters Anonymous operates to provide support and information for people who compulsively overeat. 

 

 

WHISC - Eating Disorders Self Help Support Group

 

The group is for all women with an eating disorder or caring for someone with a problem around food. Free and confidential - call to find out when they meet. 

0151 707 1826

Women's Health Information and Support Centre Ltd.

120 Bold Street

Liverpool

L1 4JA

F - J

 

Homesickness

 

 Telephone

TheSite.org

If you're suffering from homesickness, don't feel alone - many new university students experience it too. Here's how to cope.  TheSite.org is owned and run by YouthNet UK, a registered charity providing factsheets and articles on key issues facing young people, including homesickness.

 

 

HIV and AIDS

                                               

 

Terrence Higgins Trust

 

For services relating to HIV and AIDS with calls at local rate

 0845 122 1200

Positively Women

Positively Women is a national charity providing a range of peer support services to women living with HIV.

 

 

K-O

 

Mental Health

 

 

 

Saneline

Saneline is a national out-of-hours telephone helpline for anyone coping with mental illness, whether they are sufferers, carers, or concerned relatives or friends.

 

0845 767 8000
(12.00 noon - 2.00 am everyday)

Mind

National charity offering information, support and advice on a whole range of mental health issues. Information is also available via the website regarding local groups.

 

0845 766 0163

Mental Health Foundation

An organisation that undertakes research into mental health issues, it is also a valuable source of information.

 

 

 

National Schizophrenia Fellowship (now Rethink)

 

A source of information about a full range of mental health/illness issues

 

Richmond Fellowship

 

Richmond Fellowship is one of the biggest voluntary sector providers of mental health care in the country.

 

020 7697 3300

Mind

 

 

Liverpool Mind 0151 529 3247

Wirral Mind 0151 512 2200

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

 

  

 

OCD Action

OCD Action is a national charity for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the related disorders such as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP) and Trichotillomania.

 

 

P - T

 

Phobias

 

 

 

Phobic Society

Provides support and help for people who suspect they may have, or have been diagnosed with, an anxiety condition. Also helps deal with specific phobias or any fear that is stopping someone from getting on with life.

 

 

Pregnancy

Bpas has over 40 years of experience of providing help to women with an unplanned pregnancy.  
British Pregnancy Advisory Service    

 

Premenstrual Syndrome

 

 

 

NAPS - National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome

 

NAPS is the only advocacy group in the world promoting the interest of PMS sufferers, which affects women emotionally and physically.

 

 

 

Procrastination/ Loss of motivation

 

 

 

Procrastination Central

This is a central resource for all aspects of procrastination. A wide variety of information and resources are provided as well as an online self-administered measure of procrastination is available.

 

 

 

Relationship & Sexual Issues

 

 

 

Relate

Offers information and counselling for adults with relationship difficulties.

 

0845 456 1310 or

0151 709 2058

British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy

 

For people who are suffering from very personal difficulties in their closest relationships.

 

 

 

S.A.D

 

 

 

Seasonal Affective Disorder Association

The SAD Association is a voluntary organisation and registered charity which informs the public and health professions about SAD and supports and advises sufferers of the illness.

 

 

 

Schizophrenia

 

 

 

PatientUK

 

 

 

 

Self-Esteem

 




  

MIND

 

Tips on how to build self esteem

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-Image

 

 

 

BodyPositive

Boosting body image at any weight. Body Positive is an online resource for individuals wishing to promote greater well-being in their existing bodies.  It looks at ways we can feel good in the bodies we have.  

 

  

 

Self-Injury

 

 

 

Life Signs

An excellent, ethical site for help with those who self-injure. Self-injury is a coping mechanism. An individual harms their physical self to deal with emotional pain, or to break feelings of numbness by arousing sensation.

 

 

TESS 

 

Run by the Bristol Crisis Service offering a text and email support service for girls and young women affected by self-injury.

07800472908

 

 

Harmless

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self-harm, their friends and families and professionals. 

 

 

WHISC - Self Injury Support Group 

The group aims to offer support and a safe space for women to positively explore emotional issues around self-injury.  Free and confidential - call to find out when they meet.

 

0151 707 1826

A forever recovery 

 Information on recovering from self harm

 

 

Sexuality, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender

 

 

 

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

You can also find more information in www.queery.org.uk

Provides national support service for gay men and lesbians 

 

020 7837 7324

TheSite.org

TheSite.org is owned and run by YouthNet UK, a registered charity providing factsheets and articles on key issues facing young people, including all aspects of sex and sexuality. 

 

 

RUthinking

 

Information, links and advice for gay men.

 

Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement

 

 

 

Consortium

 

Membership network of over 350 groups working in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities around the UK

 

020 7064 8383

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG)

 

Charity offering information and support for parents and their gay, lesbian and bisexual sons and daughters

 

0845 652 0311

PACE (Project for Advice, Counselling and Education Ltd)

 

Services for physical and mental needs of people who identify as gay or lesbian.

020 7700 1323

Gay Youths are Out

 

 

0151 709 6660

 

Stress & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

 

 

Glasgow Steps

STEPS is a website created by the NHS primary care mental health team in South East Glasgow. This site will tell you all about common stress problems and give you some ideas on how best to tackle them.

 

 

Depression Alliance


A range of downloadable leaflets on a number of issues commonly faced by students.

 

 

ASSIST (Assistance Support and Self Help in Surviving Trauma)

 

Support, understanding and therapy for people experiencing PTSD, families and carers

 

01788 560 800 or

01788 551 919

 

Suicidal Thinking

 

 

 

The Samaritans

A national charity offering a 24 hour telephone helpline for people who are suicidal or despairing. They additionally offer an e-mail service jo@samaritans.org 

 

08457 909 090

MIND

 

How to help someone who is suicidal

 

PAPYRUS - Prevention of Youth Suicide

An organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing.

 

Helpline: HOPELineUK 08000 68 41 41

Befrienders International

Offering advice, information and contacts for people feeling suicidal and their friends/relatives. 

 

 

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Telephone support line for young men who are feeling desperate or suicidal


 

0800 585 858

NHS Direct 

 

 

0845 46 47

Accident & Emergency department at the Royal Liverpool Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP Tel. 

 

 

0151 706 2000

University Emergency Number

 

 

0151 291 3800

 

Miscellaneous

 

International Students

 

 

UKCISA - UK Council for International Student Affairs


 

National advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.

 

Chinese Mental Health Association

Aimed at improving the quality of life of the Chinese communities and improving their access to culturally sensitive mental health services. Telecounselling that has enabled the service users to receive counselling through internet and webcam

 

020 7613 1008

 

Education - HE, FE & staff

 

 

 

Recourse

It offers free help and support, including counselling, coaching, information, advice, 24/7 helpline to ALL staff in HE FE, and adult education.

 

08000 562 561

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

The BACP website offers a feature whereby you are able to locate counsellors available in your area: a searchable database on postcode and county. 

 

 

Student Counselling in UK Universities

Set up by heads of the various Student Counselling Services in UK Universities in order to provide more information about the support available to UK university students.

 

 

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online

 

The website of counsellors and therapists who work online (ACTO), you can find an on-line therapist here.

 

 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has produced a range of information of leaflets covering many aspects of mental health/illness issues - available directly from their website.

 

 

Supportline

Helpline for problems, including child abuse, bullying, depression, anxiety, domestic violence and sexual assault. 

020 8554 9004

Teacherline

 

Free 24 hours, confidential counselling, support & advice 

08000 562 561

NHS Direct

 

A source of information and guidance on a range of physical and emotional problems.

0845 46 47

Muslim Youth Helpline

 

A telephone helpline for young Muslims who want to discuss personal issues with a trained volunteer. 

 

0808 808 2008

WHISC - Women's Health Information and Support Centre Ltd

 

 

0151 707 1826

Dare to Care

Offers low cost holistic healthcare; including acupuncture, aromatherapy massage, reflexology, reiki, Indian head massage, hot stone massage etc.

 

0151 709 9528

Counselling Directory

Find a counsellor or psychotherapist near you.  Counselling Directory lists qualified/registered counsellors and psychotherapists. Every member sends them copies of their qualifications and insurance cover, or must be registered with a recognised professional body.

 

 

 

Local External Counselling Services

 

 

 

COMPASS

Offers free counselling for people aged over 18 in Merseyside. 

0151 708 6688

25 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ 

enquiries@compass-counselling.org.uk

 

Young Persons Advisory Service

YPAS assists 10 to 25 year olds who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Provides a counselling service. Offers a range of drop in services including advice, counselling and support groups. Specific advice available on a range of welfare issues, including drug use, homelessness etc.  

0151 707 1025

36 Bolton Street, Liverpool, L3 5LX (at the side of the Adelphi)

Liverpool Personal Service Society (PSS)

Offers counselling on a fee paying basis.

0151 702 5555

18 Seel Street
Liverpool
L1 4BE

KOOTH

They offer free on-line counselling from counsellors who have been specially trained over many years and follow BACP guidelines and code of ethics. They also have other workers with special knowledge about certain things, like drugs, alcohol or sexual health - they are not counsellors but they can help by giving you information about things you maybe feel uncomfortable talking to other people about. 
You can also find out about local services, events & news and write your blog or magazine articles.  It is open to anyone aged 11 - 25 who lives in the following areas: Cheshire, Knowsley, St Helens, Stockport, Warrington, Warwickshire, Wigan, Wirral, Blaenau-Gwent, Powys, Blackburn with Darwen.

 

 

A - E

 

Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Assault & Rape

 

 

The Penny Parks Foundation

Provides therapy for anyone affected by child abuse trauma and is the creator of the Parks Inner Child Therapy (PICT) and lists accredited PICT therapists.

 

Victim Support

 

Independent charity providing free confidential support to victims of crime. 

 

0845 303 0900

Childline

 

A national charity offering telephone support for children and young people in danger. Also contains other information.

 

0800 1111

RASA

 

Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre for Women in Merseyside Helpline

0151 666 1392

 

Addictive Behaviour: Including Alcohol and Drug Use

 

 

 

Talk to Frank

 

Information on drugs:

0800 77 66 00 (24 hour).

Beating Addictions

 

 

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Offering support, advice and information to people who are experiencing drink related problems. The website contains useful sections with specific advice for young people. 

 

0151 709 2900 or

0345 697555

Narcotics Anonymous

A national charity that runs support groups and offers information for people who want support with drug use.

 

 

Action on Addiction

 

 

 

DrugScope

 

 

 

Addiction Today

 

For a list of free treatment centres

 

Adfam

 

Help and advice for families affected by drugs and alcohol  

 

 

 

Anger Management

 

 

 

BAAM (British Association of Anger Management)

 

Support and training for men, women and children needing anger management and those who have to deal with someone else's anger

0845 1300 286

MIND

 

How to deal with anger 

 

 

Anxiety & Panic Attacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helps people to recover from anxiety disorders

020 8478 3400 or

020 8262 8891

First Steps to Freedom

 

 

Offers practical help to those who suffer from anxiety problems

 

0845 120 2916

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders and specific phobias by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of service.

 

08444 775 774 or

0161 227 9898

No Panic

 

Provides a helpline, step-by-step programmes, and support for those with anxiety disorders, panic attacks, phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. 

0808 808 0545

 

Bereavement & Loss

 

 

 

Liverpool Bereavement Services

 

 

 

 

0151 236 3932

Liverpool Bereavement Service
1st Floor, Granite Buildings
6 Stanley Street
Liverpool
L1 6AF

 

Bullying

 

 

 

Bullying Online

 

Registered charity providing information and advice on bullying for parents and students.

 

Bullybusters

 

Providing a helpline for people experiencing bullying as well as more general advice and information about bullying.

0800 169 6928

 

Manic/Bipolar Depression

 

 

 

Royal College of Psychiatry

 

 

 

BipolarOrg 

 

 

 

 

Domestic Violence

 

 

 

Worst Kept Secret

 

Providing help, support, advice and information to people experiencing domestic violence.

 

0800 028 3398

Everyman Project

 

For men who want to stop their violence.

020 7263 8884

Women's Aid

 

National domestic violence charity

0808 2000 247

info@womensaid.org.uk

 

Eating Problems

 

 

 

beat - beating eating disorders

The Association offers advice, information and support to anyone experience eating related problems - with specific information available to young people and relatives/friends.

 

0845 634 1414

Overeaters Anonymous

 

Overeaters Anonymous operates to provide support and information for people who compulsively overeat. 

 

 

WHISC - Eating Disorders Self Help Support Group

 

The group is for all women with an eating disorder or caring for someone with a problem around food. Free and confidential - call to find out when they meet. 

0151 707 1826

Women's Health Information and Support Centre Ltd.

120 Bold Street

Liverpool

L1 4JA

F - J

 

Homesickness

 

 Telephone

TheSite.org

If you're suffering from homesickness, don't feel alone - many new university students experience it too. Here's how to cope.  TheSite.org is owned and run by YouthNet UK, a registered charity providing factsheets and articles on key issues facing young people, including homesickness.

 

 

HIV and AIDS

                                               

 

Terrence Higgins Trust

 

For services relating to HIV and AIDS with calls at local rate

 0845 122 1200

Positively Women

Positively Women is a national charity providing a range of peer support services to women living with HIV.

 

 

K-O

 

Mental Health

 

 

 

Saneline

Saneline is a national out-of-hours telephone helpline for anyone coping with mental illness, whether they are sufferers, carers, or concerned relatives or friends.

 

0845 767 8000
(12.00 noon - 2.00 am everyday)

Mind

National charity offering information, support and advice on a whole range of mental health issues. Information is also available via the website regarding local groups.

 

0845 766 0163

Mental Health Foundation

An organisation that undertakes research into mental health issues, it is also a valuable source of information.

 

 

 

National Schizophrenia Fellowship (now Rethink)

 

A source of information about a full range of mental health/illness issues

 

Richmond Fellowship

 

Richmond Fellowship is one of the biggest voluntary sector providers of mental health care in the country.

 

020 7697 3300

Mind

 

 

Liverpool Mind 0151 529 3247

Wirral Mind 0151 512 2200

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

 

  

 

OCD Action

OCD Action is a national charity for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the related disorders such as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP) and Trichotillomania.

 

 

P - T

 

Phobias

 

 

 

Phobic Society

Provides support and help for people who suspect they may have, or have been diagnosed with, an anxiety condition. Also helps deal with specific phobias or any fear that is stopping someone from getting on with life.

 

 

Pregnancy

Bpas has over 40 years of experience of providing help to women with an unplanned pregnancy.  
British Pregnancy Advisory Service    

 

Premenstrual Syndrome

 

 

 

NAPS - National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome

 

NAPS is the only advocacy group in the world promoting the interest of PMS sufferers, which affects women emotionally and physically.

 

 

 

Procrastination/ Loss of motivation

 

 

 

Procrastination Central

This is a central resource for all aspects of procrastination. A wide variety of information and resources are provided as well as an online self-administered measure of procrastination is available.

 

 

 

Relationship & Sexual Issues

 

 

 

Relate

Offers information and counselling for adults with relationship difficulties.

 

0845 456 1310 or

0151 709 2058

British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy

 

For people who are suffering from very personal difficulties in their closest relationships.

 

 

 

S.A.D

 

 

 

Seasonal Affective Disorder Association

The SAD Association is a voluntary organisation and registered charity which informs the public and health professions about SAD and supports and advises sufferers of the illness.

 

 

 

Schizophrenia

 

 

 

PatientUK

 

 

 

 

Self-Esteem

 




  

MIND

 

Tips on how to build self esteem

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-Image

 

 

 

BodyPositive

Boosting body image at any weight. Body Positive is an online resource for individuals wishing to promote greater well-being in their existing bodies.  It looks at ways we can feel good in the bodies we have.  

 

  

 

Self-Injury

 

 

 

Life Signs

An excellent, ethical site for help with those who self-injure. Self-injury is a coping mechanism. An individual harms their physical self to deal with emotional pain, or to break feelings of numbness by arousing sensation.

 

 

TESS 

 

Run by the Bristol Crisis Service offering a text and email support service for girls and young women affected by self-injury.

07800472908

 

 

Harmless

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self-harm, their friends and families and professionals. 

 

 

WHISC - Self Injury Support Group 

The group aims to offer support and a safe space for women to positively explore emotional issues around self-injury.  Free and confidential - call to find out when they meet.

 

0151 707 1826

A forever recovery 

 Information on recovering from self harm

 

 

Sexuality, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender

 

 

 

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

You can also find more information in www.queery.org.uk

Provides national support service for gay men and lesbians 

 

020 7837 7324

TheSite.org

TheSite.org is owned and run by YouthNet UK, a registered charity providing factsheets and articles on key issues facing young people, including all aspects of sex and sexuality. 

 

 

RUthinking

 

Information, links and advice for gay men.

 

Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement

 

 

 

Consortium

 

Membership network of over 350 groups working in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities around the UK

 

020 7064 8383

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG)

 

Charity offering information and support for parents and their gay, lesbian and bisexual sons and daughters

 

0845 652 0311

PACE (Project for Advice, Counselling and Education Ltd)

 

Services for physical and mental needs of people who identify as gay or lesbian.

020 7700 1323

Gay Youths are Out

 

 

0151 709 6660

 

Stress & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

 

 

Glasgow Steps

STEPS is a website created by the NHS primary care mental health team in South East Glasgow. This site will tell you all about common stress problems and give you some ideas on how best to tackle them.

 

 

Depression Alliance


A range of downloadable leaflets on a number of issues commonly faced by students.

 

 

ASSIST (Assistance Support and Self Help in Surviving Trauma)

 

Support, understanding and therapy for people experiencing PTSD, families and carers

 

01788 560 800 or

01788 551 919

 

Suicidal Thinking

 

 

 

The Samaritans

A national charity offering a 24 hour telephone helpline for people who are suicidal or despairing. They additionally offer an e-mail service jo@samaritans.org 

 

08457 909 090

MIND

 

How to help someone who is suicidal

 

PAPYRUS - Prevention of Youth Suicide

An organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing.

 

Helpline: HOPELineUK 08000 68 41 41

Befrienders International

Offering advice, information and contacts for people feeling suicidal and their friends/relatives. 

 

 

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Telephone support line for young men who are feeling desperate or suicidal


 

0800 585 858

NHS Direct 

 

 

0845 46 47

Accident & Emergency department at the Royal Liverpool Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP Tel. 

 

 

0151 706 2000

University Emergency Number

 

 

0151 291 3800

 

Miscellaneous

 

International Students

 

 

UKCISA - UK Council for International Student Affairs


 

National advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.

 

Chinese Mental Health Association

Aimed at improving the quality of life of the Chinese communities and improving their access to culturally sensitive mental health services. Telecounselling that has enabled the service users to receive counselling through internet and webcam

 

020 7613 1008

 

Education - HE, FE & staff

 

 

 

Recourse

It offers free help and support, including counselling, coaching, information, advice, 24/7 helpline to ALL staff in HE FE, and adult education.

 

08000 562 561

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

The BACP website offers a feature whereby you are able to locate counsellors available in your area: a searchable database on postcode and county. 

 

 

Student Counselling in UK Universities

Set up by heads of the various Student Counselling Services in UK Universities in order to provide more information about the support available to UK university students.

 

 

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online

 

The website of counsellors and therapists who work online (ACTO), you can find an on-line therapist here.

 

 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has produced a range of information of leaflets covering many aspects of mental health/illness issues - available directly from their website.

 

 

Supportline

Helpline for problems, including child abuse, bullying, depression, anxiety, domestic violence and sexual assault. 

020 8554 9004

Teacherline

 

Free 24 hours, confidential counselling, support & advice 

08000 562 561

NHS Direct

 

A source of information and guidance on a range of physical and emotional problems.

0845 46 47

Muslim Youth Helpline

 

A telephone helpline for young Muslims who want to discuss personal issues with a trained volunteer. 

 

0808 808 2008

WHISC - Women's Health Information and Support Centre Ltd

 

 

0151 707 1826

Dare to Care

Offers low cost holistic healthcare; including acupuncture, aromatherapy massage, reflexology, reiki, Indian head massage, hot stone massage etc.

 

0151 709 9528

Counselling Directory

Find a counsellor or psychotherapist near you.  Counselling Directory lists qualified/registered counsellors and psychotherapists. Every member sends them copies of their qualifications and insurance cover, or must be registered with a recognised professional body.

 

 

 

Local External Counselling Services

 

 

 

COMPASS

Offers free counselling for people aged over 18 in Merseyside. 

0151 708 6688

25 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ 

enquiries@compass-counselling.org.uk

 

Young Persons Advisory Service

YPAS assists 10 to 25 year olds who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Provides a counselling service. Offers a range of drop in services including advice, counselling and support groups. Specific advice available on a range of welfare issues, including drug use, homelessness etc.  

0151 707 1025

36 Bolton Street, Liverpool, L3 5LX (at the side of the Adelphi)

Liverpool Personal Service Society (PSS)

Offers counselling on a fee paying basis.

0151 702 5555

18 Seel Street
Liverpool
L1 4BE

KOOTH

They offer free on-line counselling from counsellors who have been specially trained over many years and follow BACP guidelines and code of ethics. They also have other workers with special knowledge about certain things, like drugs, alcohol or sexual health - they are not counsellors but they can help by giving you information about things you maybe feel uncomfortable talking to other people about. 
You can also find out about local services, events & news and write your blog or magazine articles.  It is open to anyone aged 11 - 25 who lives in the following areas: Cheshire, Knowsley, St Helens, Stockport, Warrington, Warwickshire, Wigan, Wirral, Blaenau-Gwent, Powys, Blackburn with Darwen.