General mental health topics that you can find information and support services for in this section include: wellbeing, bullying, anger, body image, stress, anxiety, difficulties eating and low mood.
Local support services
- Havant and East Hants MIND work to promote good mental health within our district. They seek to support and empower people to lead a full life as part of their local community.
- Off the Record (serving East Hampshire and Havant) offers information, support and counselling for young people aged 11-25.
- The King’s Arms (serving Petersfield, Alton and the surrounding areas) provides youth provision for young people aged 11-18. The mental health provision includes mentoring and courses to support self-esteem and tackling anxiety.
- Crossover (serving Liss and the surrounding area) provides therapy sessions which are available for local young people aged 8–19.
- Step by Step (serving North East Hampshire) offers specialist support which includes advisory services, mediation support and mental health and well-being services.
- Family Counselling Trust (serving Hampshire) provides early intervention counselling to children and young people aged up to 18.
- Rowan’s Meerkat Service (serving South East Hampshire) provides specialist support to children and young people who have a family member with a life-limiting illness, or who are bereaved.
- ATALOSS.org a charity that provides the UK's signposting website for the bereaved.
National support services
- Child Line can be contacted about anything. They are here to support you and help you find ways to cope with things such as bullying, abuse, safety, your body, your feelings, friends, relationships and sex.
- Mind can help you find information about mental health and wellbeing.
- Sane works to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. Their website includes information about common mental health conditions, their causes, symptoms and treatments.
- Young Minds can help if you want to know more about how you're feeling, get information about a mental health condition or know what support is available to you.
- Anna Freud aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing. It includes a list of strategies young people could use based of research and advice from professionals.
- Hampshire Youth Access (HYA) is a partnership of agencies providing counselling, information and advice to children and young people aged 5 to 17.
- Anxiety UK provide information on different types of anxiety conditions.
- No Panic helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders.
- Beat provides information, advice and guidance on different types of eating disorders, recovery information and support services.
- MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. They work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ community.
- Age Concern Hampshire Telephone Befriending Support offers support to over 50s in the country.