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Mental Health and Wellbeing

> Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK support those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression by providing information, support and understanding.

> BBC Headroom

A mental health toolkit of wellbeing tips including personal stories, podcasts and mood mixes.

> Beat

Beat provide information and support about eating disorders through helplines, online support including information, message boards and online support groups; and Helpfinder, an online directory of support services.

> Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK host free support groups for anyone affected by bipolar, including family, friends and carers.

> Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation is a charity dedicated to the relief of suffering from Body Dsymorphic Disorder.

> British Sleep Society

The British Sleep Society (BSS) is a professional organisation for medical, scientific and healthcare workers dealing with sleeping disorders.

BSS are a registered British charity and aim is to improve public health by promoting education and research into sleep and its disorders.

> Calm 

Calm invites you to meditate for a couple of minutes as you watch relaxing nature scenes and listen to soothing music. 

> COAST Early Intervention Service

COAST provides care for people, aged 18-65 years, who live in the London Borough of Croydon, and help people when they first begin to develop the symptoms of mental illness. COAST provide prompt assessment, treatment and advice to help people to maintain their health and to prevent them reaching a crisis point.

> Doc Ready 

Doc Ready helps you get ready for the first time you visit a doctor to discuss your mental health.

> Focus 4 1 

Focus 4 1 is for adult mental health service users to engage directly with those providing services. 

> HeadMeds

HeadMeds gives young people general information about medication.

Please note: HeadMeds does not give you medical advice.

> Hear Us

Hear Us is Croydon’s mental health service user group which acts as a coordinating body to facilitate, and ensure service users involvement in, the planning, delivery and monitoring of mental health services in Croydon.

Hear Us Guide to Croydon's Mental Health and Wellbeing Services is a comprehensive guide to services and support in the borough.

Download Guide

> Hestia's Recovery Café

Hestia's Recovery Café provides a safe space for people who feel they are moving towards or are experiencing a mental health crisis. People aged 18+, from South West London (Kingston, Merton, Sutton, Richmond and Wandsworth) can self-present at the café.

> Lonely Not Alone

Lonely Not Alone is a Co-op Foundation campaign created by young people for young people, to end the stigma of youth loneliness.

The Lonely Not Alone universe is a safe place for young people to share stories; to connect with others who’ve had similar experiences and may have found a way to make things better.

> Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Foundation is a UK charity for mental health.

Mental Health Foundation produce reports about mental health and influence policymakers and advocate for change.

> Mind

Mind is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales.

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem and campaign to improve services.

> Mind in Croydon 

 offer support services for residents of the London Borough of Croydon including: Active Minds, advocacy, benefits help, counselling and employment support.

> National Centre for Eating Disorders

National Centre for Eating Disorders offer help and treatment for people with eating disorders.

> NHS Mental Health Helpline

The NHS 24 Hour Mental Health Helpline offer 24-hour advice and support - for you, your child, your parent or someone you care for.

Enter your age and postcode for your local NHS helpline.

> No Panic

No Panic helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up tranquillizers.

No Panic specialises in self-help recovery, providing people with the skills they need to manage their condition and work towards recovery, enabling them to lead more fulfilled lives.

> OCD Action

OCD Action provide support and information to anybody affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), work to raise awareness of the disorder amongst the public and front-line healthcare workers, and strive to secure a better deal for people with OCD.


OCD UK supports children and adults affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

> OCD Youth

OCD Youth is a community for under 25s with OCD run by young people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), for young people with OCD.

OCD Youth organise trips and outings, run online meet-ups, take part in campaigning activities, manage a youth website and social media channels, write articles and awareness resources, produce videos and media, and much more.

> On My Mind

On My Mind is a new website which aims empower young people to make informed choices about the mental health support they want, the treatments they receive and the outcomes they desire.

> Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

> stem4

stem4 is a teenage mental health charity aimed at improving teenage mental health by stemming commonly occurring mental health issues at an early stage.

> Sutton Crisis Cafe

Sutton Crisis Cafe is a new non-judgemental service for people in mild to moderate mental health crises, who just need a safe place to be and someone to listen.

Call: 0800 012 9802

Email: crisiscafe@smhf.org.uk

> Talk ED (formerly Anorexia and Bulimia Care)

Personalised support for anyone affected by any eating disorder or eating distress.

> UCLA Health Meditations

UCLA Health offer a range of free guided mindfulness meditation exercises for you to experience.

> Understanding treatment options

This online resource has been developed by the Anna Freud Centre. It can help you to think about what kind of treatment could be a good fit for your mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions so that you can make informed choices about your care.

Call us

Support Line 0800 980 7475

Monday - Friday, 3-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-1pm

Croydon Service 020 8251 0251

Merton Service 020 3984 4004

Sutton Service 020 8680 8899

Email us

General enquiries info@talkofftherecord.org