Help and Advice

If you or someone you know is experiencing an extreme mental health crisis, and may be at risk of harm, please contact:

  • In an emergency call 999
  • Your/Their GP
  • A&E
  • The Samaritans on 116 123
  • The NHS on 111 for urgent mental health advice

Other useful links

Bucks Mind Counselling for adults

One-to-one counselling to adults with a variety of mental health needs. Does include a fee. Call on 01494 463364 or fill in a form online: www.bucksmind.org.uk/services/counselling-for-adults/

South Bucks Counselling

One-to-one adult counselling. Located in the heart of High Wycombe. Does include a fee. 01494 440 199 or complete form online: https://www.southbuckscounselling.org/.

Healthy Minds

NHS psychological therapies. Offer courses and groups, digital support and one-on-one support. 01865 901 600 or fill in an online form: https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/healthyminds/

Bucks Mind Safe Haven     

Mental health crisis support operating everyday 6pm-midnight. Offer 30 minute phone calls with listening support and signposting to other services of interest. https://www.bucksmind.org.uk/services/safe-haven/.

On Sunday, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday call: 01296 453017.

On Thursday, Friday or Saturday call: 01494 218098.

Wycombe Women’s Aid

Support for women and children experiencing and needing to escape from domestic abuse. Offer access to safe, temporary accommodation, support, information and advice. Call their helpline on 01494 461367 anytime between 9.00am and 4.30pm Monday – Friday or email enquiries@wycombewomensaid.org.uk. Find out more here https://www.wycombewomensaid.org.uk/

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Offers a 24 hour support and information service on 0808 2000 247.

Cruse

Staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement. Contact on 0808 808 1677 or helpline@cruse.org.uk. To find out more visit https://www.cruse.org.uk/.

Relate

The UK’s largest provider of relationship support. Contact on 01628 625320 and to find out more visit www.relatemtb.co.uk.

Support U

Based in Reading. Help those who need support with LGBT+ issues, and the inclusion of LGBT+ people. Call on 0118 321 9111 or visit https://www.supportu.org.uk/

Berkshire Talking Therapies

Offer help for common mental health problems. Can be referred by your GP or you can self-refer on the website. Contact them at 0300 365 2000 or find out more information here: https://talkingtherapies.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/

Berkshire West Your Way

Offer community, one-to-one and peer support. Contact them at 0118 9660240 or berkshirewest-yourway@together-uk.org. Find out more here: https://www.together-uk.org/projects/berkshire-west-your-way/