Self-help and useful resources

The websites below have useful guides on common mental health problems, with tips and strategies about improving your wellbeing.

Anxiety and depression

A selection of booklets, including leaflets in other languages.
http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp

A selection of leaflets and guides
https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk

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Self help and useful resources
Bereavement
Cruse. Support, advice and information for people coping with bereavement.
Self help and useful resources
Couples and relationships
Relate. Help with relationship issues, including counselling.
Self help and useful resources
Domestic Violence
GAIA Centre - advice and support for women who are experiencing domestic abuse
Self help and useful resources
Domestic Violence
Solace – support for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse
Self help and useful resources
Drug & Alcohol issues
Turning Point – a wide range of support with drug and alcohol issues, including online options.
Self help and useful resources
Older adults
Age UK – support to adults to maintain their independence and improve their well-being.
Self help and useful resources
Older adults
Silverline Befriending for Older Adults. Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people. Tel: 08004708090
Self help and useful resources
Other issues
Mind in Croydon provide a directory of more than 600 organisations and services available to people living in Croydon.
Self help and useful resources
Money Worries

Are finances affecting your mental health? Citizen’s Advice Bureau offers free, confidential advice and information that can help you with any money issue. To contact an advisor:

National Advice line (England): 0800 144 8848
Available: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (closed on public holidays). Calls to Adviceline are free from mobiles and landlines.

(If you can't hear or speak on the phone, you can type what you want to say: 18001 then 0800 144 8884. You can use Relay UK with an app or a textphone. There’s no extra charge to use it).

Talk to an advisor online
Talk to us about a debt problem - we can usually help between 8am and 7pm, Monday to Friday.

Self help and useful resources
Legal and Consumer Worries

Citizen’s Advice Bureau offers free, confidential advice and information that can help you with any legal or consumer issues. To contact an advisor:

Nation Advice line (England): 0800 144 8848
Available: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (closed on public holidays). Calls to Adviceline are free from mobiles and landlines.

(If you can't hear or speak on the phone, you can type what you want to say: 18001 then 0800 144 8884. You can use Relay UK with an app or a textphone. There’s no extra charge to use it).

Talk to an advisor online
We can usually help between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.