Mental Health

For all psychological services, please contact Birmingham Healthy Minds on 0121 301 2525. They operate a self-referral system, so you do not need to speak to a doctor before you contact them.

Telephone mental health support is also available without a referral on 0121 262 3555.

The Living Well group is also a useful counselling and support resource and they can be contacted on 0121 663 1217.

There is an excellent local Arts, Health and Wellbeing organisation called Form of Clouds based in Edgbaston. Please contact them directly, or you can ask your doctor for a referral.

Health Exchange can help you take control of your wellbeing.

For relationship advice there is Relate on 0121 643 1638

For bereavement support, please contact CRUSE or phone 0121 687 8010 or email 

Are you experiencing abuse?

If you are a victim of sexual assault or violence please contact RSVP on 0121 643 0301.

There is also Women’s Aid (email address is or the IRIS project on 0121 685 8687 or via referral from the surgery.

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is 0808 2000 247 and is run by Refuge and Women’s Aid.

There is a Men’s Advice Line for support for men in abusive relationships 0808 801 0327, or try Mankind on 01823 334 244.

For LGBT+ people suffering domestic abuse, there is a national helpline 0800 9995428.

If you suspect that you or someone you have come across may be an adult victim of modern slavery and in need of help, please contact The Salvation Army’s confidential and anonymous referral helpline on 0800 808 3733 – available 365 days a year, 24/7 with interpretation services where needed.

Karma Nirvana is an award winning Britisth charity supporting victims of forced marriage and honour-based abuse for over 25 years.

Do you have an addiction?

If you need help with drug and/or alcohol problems, please contact Change Grow Live on 0121 227 5890.

Alcoholics Anonymous are a well established organisation who can help you with a drinking problem.

If you need help with a gambling problem, please contact Gambler’s Anonymous.

The organisation Smart Recovery can also offer support.

General Resources

For young people, please see this link.

You could also try the following online resources, for general help with psychological issues:

Living Life to the Full

NHS Self Help Booklets

In case of crisis, such as thoughts of self harm, then help is available via:

The Samaritans: 0121 666 6644 or 116 123

NHS Direct 111

Local A&E department