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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.

For relationship advice there is Relate on 0121 643 1638

For bereavement support, please contact CRUSE or phone 0121 687 8010 or email support@crusebirmingham.co.uk. 

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.

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 helpline@womensaid.org) or the IRIS project on 0121 685 8687 or via referral from the surgery.

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.

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