Recovery Signposting

If you or someone you know is experiencing stress, for whatever reason; or facing challenges adapting to illness, disability, or lifestyle changes, having knowledge of organisations and professionals who could help, can be a comfort. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it may provide you with an initial direction.


Counselling –  

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) is a membership organisation and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the general public. It provides help with finding a therapist in your local area.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy –

The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)is a multi-disciplinary interest group for people involved in the practice and theory of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy. It provides information for therapists and the general public, and lists therapists you could access in your local area.


Beating the Blues -

Beating the Blues is the most widely used and evidence based CCBT program for the treatment of depression.


Carer Support –

Carer’s Direct offers information, advice and support for carers. Find carer’s services and local support. 


Living life to the full -

The Living Life to the Full course is a life skills course that aims to provide access to high quality, practical and user-friendly training in life skills.


Mind -

A local and national network providing information and support around mental health.


Occupational Therapy -

The British Association of Occupational Therapists is the professional body for all occupational therapy staff in the United Kingdom. It has information on how occupational therapy can help you, and how you can find an Occupational Therapist in your local area.


Psychology –

The British Psychological Society promotes excellence and ethical practice in the science, education and practical applications of psychology.


Samaritans –

Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland.


The Royal College of Psychiatrists -

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the United Kingdom

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