I need to talk to someone

If you’re feeling stressed, anxious, sad, lonely or depressed, especially if you’re struggling with financial problems, there are so many fantastic local and national organisations available to support you, both now and in the future.

Healthy Minds support adults aged 18 and over, who are experiencing problems such as stress, anxiety, low mood or depression. It’s a free, confidential service, which offers a range of talking therapies and support. To self-refer, call 01432 220507.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust provide a 24 hour helpline for anyone living in Herefordshire, who experiences a mental health problem for the first time or a sudden deterioration of an existing problem. You can contact them on 0808 196 9127 (24 hours a day, 365 days a year).

Herefordshire Mind provide support services, groups and activities to help those experiencing mental health problems. They also offer a Safe Haven every evening from 5pm to 10pm, for anyone in crisis or in need of urgent mental health support. To get in touch, call 01432 372407 or email safehaven@herefordshire-mind.org.uk.

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, if you’re struggling and need help or someone to talk to. You can call free on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org.

Talk Community Directory provides signposting to over 30 local and national organisations, which can help support you with your mental health and wellbeing.