This article introduces you to charities and organisations providing free or low-cost help for those requiring mental health support in Nottingham, East Midlands
If you know any others that have worked for you, please let me know by commenting down below and I can add them onto the list. To make it easier to find what you need, I have divided them by the type of organisation.
1 Beech Avenue, Nottingham, NG7 7LJ firstname.lastname@example.org
Harmless provides a range of services about suicide prevention and self-harm. This includes support, information, training and consultancy. They provide drop-in, crisis café, short and long-term support and psychotherapy. Under the Tomorrow Project they additionally deliver suicide crisis and bereavement services.
Middle Street Resource Centre, 74 Middle Street, Beeston, NG9 2AR 0115-925 2516
A Mental Health Support Network run by Beeston Community Resource. are a Nottingham-based mental health support charity, offering: Social Activities, Recreational Activities, Vocational & Educational Opportunities and Peer Support Strategies
It is run by people who have lived experience of mental health setbacks and have learnt how to overcome their personal challenges in order to progress in their own recovery. They are therefore well placed to know about mental health difficulties, what support is needed and what works in recovering from what can be a terrifying and destructive ordeal in someone’s life. Their peer-led support groups and social activities provide a reliable structure on which to build upon to progress in life whether alongside or beyond treatment from clinical mental health services.
Membership is free, voluntary and without time limit.
Maggie’s offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. Help is offered freely to anyone with any type of cancer. Simply drop-in at any time – you will be always welcomed.
Maggie’s is there for anyone and everyone affected by cancer, offering a programme of support that has been shown to strengthen physical and emotional wellbeing.
Built alongside the hospital, the Centres are uplifting places with professional staff on hand to offer the support people need: practical advice about benefits and eating well; emotional support from qualified experts; a friendly place to meet other people; a calming space simply to sit quietly with a cup of tea.
Unit C, Tennyson Hall, Forest Road W, Nottingham, NG7 4EP email@example.com
AWAAZ is subcontracted to deliver a BME Culturally specific outreach service part of the Wellness in Mind service.
They also provide a culturally specific independent Living Support service. The service includes the following: Tenancy support and finding accommodation, Dealing with Housing officials, Debt Management and budgeting, Benefit support, Skills for independence, Talking therapies and empowerment, Education, Training and Employment, Opportunities for peer mentoring/volunteering
1st Floor, Nottingham CVS Centre, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB
Supports people with complex health and social needs
Support includes assistance with paperwork i.e. bills and application forms; attending appointments; debt management; managing housing benefits; accessing medical assistance and counselling for bereavement, trauma, depression, personality disorders and drug and alcohol use; befriending to combat isolation; help to learn new skills (IT, driving); Help to access home adaptations
Val Roberts House, 25 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 6NX
Framework is a charity delivering housing, health, employment, support and care services to people with a diverse range of needs.
They assist young people, the homeless, people with physical and mental health issues, people with drug and alcohol issues, offenders, ex-service personnel, vulnerable women and families
Abbey Street Community CentreAbbey StreetWorksopNottinghamshireS80 2LA01909 47919107530 firstname.lastname@example.org
Offers a range of services and support to young people aged 16-25 years. This includes advice and information about homelessness, benefits, debt management, budgeting, education, employment, training and social support. They also provide a range of facilities available to all users, free of charge, including a washing machine and tumble dryer, shower and hygiene facilities, computers and a kitchen with food preparation facilities. Provides two drop-in sessions – one on Tuesdays
26-28 Heathcoat Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AA 0115 9706 806
Formerly known as Nottinghamshire Royal Society for the Blind (NRSB). Provides equipment and aids, home visiting service, counselling, leisure and sports, arts and crafts and a number of social trips
39 Park Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 1HW 01909 479922 email@example.com
For adults and adolescents aged 14+ who are suffering from Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and OSFED. (We are unfortunately unable to offer a service to under 18’s suffering with Binge Eating Disorder).
FREED-Beeches is an innovative Eating Disorders Service providing Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychotherapy, Relaxation Therapies, Weekly Eating Disorder Therapy Group, Psycho-Educational Support, Dietetic Advice, Training for Professionals, Talks to School Children, Drop in Centre, Carers Group, Self-help Manuals and Library.