Information and Support Services

We hope you find these sites useful and informative. Please email us if you find a site which you think should be listed.

Urgent Help

The Samaritans Tel 08457 909090
Nottingham Rethink Focus Line, a telephone helpline service that is available to anyone who has any issue related to mental health. This includes the person themselves, carers, relative, friends and professionals.
Tel 0800 027 2127

NHS Direct Tel 0845 4647
Nottingham Community Psychiatric Team Tel 0115 875 4627

Mental Health in Pregnancy

Info from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Antenatal Depression

Info and support from Netmums
Info and support from the National Childbirth Trust

Postnatal Depression

Info from the Royal College of Psychiatrists 
The Association of Postnatal Illness – Info, support & befriending service
NHS Direct
PNI.ORG – Info and online support

Postnatal Anxiety

Info and support from Anxiety UK

Postnatal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Info and support from OCD UK

Postpartum Psychosis

Info and support from Action on Postpartum Psychosis
Info from the Royal College of Psychiatrists 

Help with traumatic birth experience

The Birth Trauma Association

Support for partners

Fathers Reaching Out 

Talking therapies

Find a counsellor or therapist in your area through the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy 
Nottingham Counselling Service 
Nottingham Women’s Counselling Service 
Relate relationship and family counselling in Nottinghamshire

Self Harm

Harmless, a Nottingham based voluntary organisation
National Self Harm Network 

Domestic Violence

Help and support from Womens Aid Nottingham

Volunteer Befriending

Home-Start Nottingham is a charity that offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children in Nottingham City and the County boroughs of Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe.

Infant Feeding

Information and support from The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers.
Advice and information about bottle feeding from US siteBottle Babies.

Birth Support

Information about doulas including The Doula Access Fund

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