Local support services

A31 Primary Care Network is a group of GP practices who are working together to allow greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and better integrated health and social care.

Alton Counselling Service provides low-cost counselling and individual financial circumstances are considered (serving Alton and surrounding community).

Amparo offers support to anyone affected by suicide in Hampshire.

Andover Mind provides mental health support, information and advice. Areas covered: Countywide (excluding Portsmouth and Southampton).

ANDYSMANCLUB are a men’s suicide prevention charity, offering free-to-attend peer-to-peer support groups across the United Kingdom and online. A local group meets at Alton Community Centre.

ATALOSS.org a charity that provides the UK's signposting website for the bereaved.

Breakout Youth is an independent charity offering confidential service to LGBTQ+ youth who are feeling isolated/confused.

Broadlands equine therapy & RDA set in Hampshire countryside provide equine therapy to children and adults.

Crossover (serving Liss and the surrounding area) provides therapy sessions which are available for local young people aged 8–19.

East Hants Primary Care Network (PCN) is a group of GP practices who are working together with local providers to offer coordinated health and social care to local population. Youth Café at St Marks Church in Bordon (11–17-year-olds) offers a place to relax, meet up with friends or chat to a member of Wellbeing Team from East Hants PCN.

Family Counselling Trust (serving Hampshire) provides early intervention counselling to children and young people aged up to 18.

FitzRoy offer a range of services for adults with learning disability, autism, complex mental health support needs and acquired brain injury.

Hampshire IOW Victim Care, delivered by Victim Support, an independent charity for people affected by crime and trauma. Help people listen, cope with and recover from the effects of crime. Free and confidential.

Hampshire Parent Carer Network provides free workshops providing guidance and support for parents and carers supporting young person’s mental health and wellbeing. There are also dedicated sessions for parents and carers to develop their skills and knowledge around neurodivergence.

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.

Hub of Hope a resource for those needing someone to talk to. Plug in your post code and it locates close-by resources.

I’m All Ears provides free counselling, low-cost counselling and specialist counselling (serving North East Hampshire).

InSync Project is an early intervention programme offered to children and young people to support their mental health and self-esteem (referrals via schools in East Hampshire).

INTERIM is a registered charity providing counselling and psychoeducation to individuals and families in East Hampshire (website in progress).

iTalk supports people to improve their mental wellbeing through education, guided self-help tools and evidence-based talking therapies.

Key Changes offer music therapy in Hampshire.

Mountbatten Hampshire is Hampshire’s largest hospice providing counselling & bereavement support free of charge.

Off the Record (serving East Hampshire and Havant) offers information, support and counselling for young people aged 11-25.

Pathways to Resilience offer a programme to children and young people in a fun, creative and accessible way, to recognize and manage their more challenging emotions (the programme is delivered in primary and secondary schools in Hampshire).

Peer Talk offers support group for those living with anxiety, depression or other distress. The meetings take place in Whitehill Village Hall in Bordon every Tuesday.

Perinatal Mental Health Service provides information for people concerned about mental illness in pregnancy and in the postnatal period (Hampshire, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight and Farnham).

Petersfield Counselling Service provides low-cost counselling (price dependent on what you can afford, minimum £20), face-to-face, online or telephone appointment to adults over 18.

Richmond Fellowship provides housing support to East Hampshire, Fareham and Gosport residents to help manage accommodation and reintegrating into living independently. They specifically help 18+ with Mental Health Diagnosis.

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.

Solent MIND Self-Harm Support Hub offers a dedicated space for parents, carers, professionals and people who self-harm.

Southern Health offer Mental Health services across Hampshire via the NHS. Their services cover a wide range of services, providing help to the whole community.

Step by Step (serving North East Hampshire) offers specialist support which includes advisory services, mediation support and mental health and well-being services.

Swan Medical Group are a single practice primary care network covering Liphook, Liss and Petersfield, offering the highest quality of healthcare through a personal and dignified service for you and your family.

The Happy Healing Hut raise awareness of mental wellbeing and beat loneliness and isolation. Provide many services – workshops, companions, outings, helpline, 1:1 support for young people.

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.

National support services

Age Concern Hampshire Telephone Befriending Support offers support to over 50s in the country.

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.

Anxiety UK provide information on different types of anxiety conditions.

Beat provides information, advice and guidance on different types of eating disorders, recovery information and support services.

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) provides helpline and support for people with suicidal ideation as well as practical suggestions for anxiety, relationship concerns, health worries or money worries.

Childline 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.

Cruse offer bereavement support, information and campaigning.

Give Us a Shout offer a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging service for anyone struggling to cope.

Hampshire Youth Access is a partnership of agencies providing counselling, information and advice to children and young people aged 5 to 17.

Kooth offers an online emotional support and counselling service. The service is provided for young people aged 11-25. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays, and 6pm to 10pm on weekends for drop-ins. Sessions can also be pre-booked.

Mind can help you find information about mental health and wellbeing.

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.

My Tutor has a useful guide for parents supporting teenage mental health.

No Panic helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders.

OCD UK offer weekly support groups on zoom.

Rehab for addiction is an advisory and referral service for people who suffer from alcohol, drug and behavioural addiction. They have modern recovery programmes in Hampshire.

Rethink Mental Illness provides advice services, online resources and carers services.

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.

SOBS Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

The Beravement Counselling Charity offer individual counselling to adults in their own home.

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.