Mind Infoline and Legal Line are confidential services. We want you to feel safe when you talk to us. We would only need to share what you tell us with someone if: you ask us to get you help because you can’t do this yourself.
Is it free to call mind?
These services are for anyone who’s struggling. They won’t judge you. They’re free, they’re anonymous, and they’re always open. Our page of helplines and listening lines has more numbers to try.
Is mind a legitimate charity?
Mind is a mental health charity in England and Wales. Founded in 1946 as the National Association for Mental Health (NAMH), it celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2016. Mind offers information and advice to people with mental health problems and lobbies government and local authorities on their behalf.
What is the best mental health charity in the UK?
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
What does the mind charity do?
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Can you call 999 for mental health?
Call 999 if you or someone you know experiences an acute life-threatening medical or mental health emergency. You can go to A&E directly if you need immediate help and are worried about your safety. You may be close to acting on suicidal thoughts or have seriously harmed yourself.
Can you call 111 for mental health?
If you are concerned about your own mental health or the mental health of someone you care about, you should call NHS 111 or make an appointment with your GP, who can refer you to the right services. If someone is putting themselves or others in danger now, it’s an emergency and you should call the police on 999.
Are mental health issues a disability?
A mental health condition is considered a disability if it has a long-term effect on your normal day-to-day activity. This is defined under the Equality Act 2010. Your condition is ‘long term’ if it lasts, or is likely to last, 12 months.