Maximus - Access to Work Mental Health Support Service
The Access to Work Mental Health Support Service provides confidential mental health support for stress, anxiety, depression, low mood and much more, in the workplace, at no cost. With dedicated support for nine months, Maximus cover all the key things like coping strategies, workplace adjustments, practical advice and guidance, as well as a plan to return to work.
First Contact Plus
The service aims to improve the health and wellbeing of residents across Leicestershire. It is able to provide information and support as well as signpost you to a range of different services.
Local Area Coordination
Local Area Co-ordinators aim to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. This helps to reduce demand on public services (mainly health and social care), preventing people from reaching crisis, and requiring costly care and support services.
Start a Conversation
If you are worried about the mental health of a friend or family member, the Start a Conversation website for Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland will have useful advice on how to support them during this difficult time.
Mental Health Central Access Point (CAP)
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, working with Turning Point have a mental health phone line called CAP for people of all ages in Leicestershire, to access urgent NHS mental health support directly. Free, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
VitaMinds (NHS IAPT Service)
In partnership with the NHS, Vita Health Group offer a range of short-term psychological therapies to adults aged 16-years and over, who live and are registered with a GP in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.
When life is difficult, Samaritans are here – day or night, 365 days a year. You can call for free on 116 123 or visit us online to find your nearest branch.
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing poor mental health. We provide a range of services that promote positive mental health and wellbeing, and campaign to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and address the issues that cause poor mental health.
LLR Mind - Supported Self-Help
Guided by a friendly trained practitioner, individuals can access 6 free weekly one-to-one sessions to help them build a self-help toolkit to support their mental wellbeing.
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, working with Turning Point, offer crisis cafes. There are drop-in centres for anyone to come and talk about their mental health - no appointment needed.
Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project (LAMP)
Providing mental health advocacy for people who are seeking to be, or who are already involved with mental health services.
Keep Safe Place
You can go to a Keep Safe Place if you're out and about and need to go somewhere to feel safe or get help for a few minutes.
Harmless is a passionate organisation who works to address and overcome issues related to self-harm and suicide.
The Tomorrow Project
The Tomorrow Project is a confidential suicide prevention project that has been set up to support individuals and communities to prevent suicide.
Beat Eating Disorders
NHS mental health specialist service designed to help serving personnel due to leave the military, reservists, armed forces veterans and their families.
SANE offers non-judgemental and compassionate emotional support to anyone affected by mental illness, including families, friends and carers.
Switch Board Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline
A one-stop LGBTQ+ listening service via phone, email and instant messaging.
NHS One You – Every Mind Matters
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. One You have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Mental Health Matters
Our service helps anyone aged 18+ who is experiencing emotional and mental health problems, as well as their carers, by providing advice, information and support.
If you have lost a loved one to suicide or are in crisis yourself, contact Ian's Chain for non-judgemental support to help you find a way through.
Macmillan Cancer Counselling Support
Through Bupa, Macmillan are offering up to six counselling sessions, free for people struggling emotionally because they have cancer. Contact them free on 0808 258 4704 and ask about the Bupa service. They're open, 7 days a week, 8am-8pm. Or you can book your wellbeing assessment directly with Bupa.