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CIPD & Mind

Have combined to help create an updated guide for line managers to help them support their teams mental wellbeing - see here

Public Health England

Have created some excellent bitesize resources to help people support their mental wellbeing - see here

In an emergency or if you need help immediately then please contact your GP or NHS 111, the NH S non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free.

Call 111 and speak to a highly trained advisor, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best  medical care for you. 

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.



CPFT NHS First Response Service - If you are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis

Freephone 111 – Option 2

Includes access to MIND’s Sanctuary – a safe place for individuals experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis

6.00pm to 1.00am daily

Information about a range of mental health topics and support services

Phone : 0300 123 3393  

Monday to Friday  |  9.00am - 6.00pm

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Started in 1989 as the first national charity for people with eating disorders because of a merger of two local charities. Called the Eating Disorders Association, we have grown and developed over time to become Beat.

​Phone : O808 801 0677   |   4.00pm - 10.00pm daily 

The CPFT Psychological Wellbeing Service provides access to NHS psychological or talking therapies.

Includes Self Referral service. 

Phone : 0300 300 0055 


Lifecraft – Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mental Health Helpline

Phone : O808 808 2121 

7.00pm – 11.00pm daily

Freephone Helpline

Phone : O808 808 1677   

Monday to Friday  |  9.30am – 5.00pm

Sane Line – Offering specialist emotional support

Phone : 0300 304 7000  

4.30pm – 10.30pm daily

Emotional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Freephone : 116 123


The Compassionate Friends

Supporting bereaved parents & their families after a child dies.

Phone : 0345 123 2304

10.00am – 4.00pm  |  7.00pm – 10.00pm daily


Help and support for individuals affected by Mental Illness

Phone : O300 5000 927

Monday to Friday  |  9.30am – 4.00pm 

24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline

Phone : O808 2000 247

(run in partnership with Women’s Aid)

Freephone Helpline

Phone : O808 808 0000   

Monday to Friday  |  9.00am – 8.00pm

Cambridge based relationship counselling and sex therapy

Phone : O1223 357424

Monday to Thursday 8.00am -10.00pm  |  Friday 8.00am-6.00pm  |  Saturday 9.00am-5.00pm


A helpline for adults worried about the mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25

Freephone : O808 802 5544

Monday to Friday  |  9.30am to 4pm

Rape Crisis helpline

Phone : O808 802 9999

Monday - Friday at various times ( see website for details ) 

Advice and support for men in abusive relationships 24 hour Freephone advice line

Phone : O808 801 0327 

Centre 33 (for young people)

O333 414 1809

The Kite Trust

O1223 369508

Citizens Advice Bureau

O344 848 7979

Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum & Cambridge Human Rights and Equality Support Service (CHESS)

Bridge Project Drug Advice Centre

152-154 Mill Road Cambridge 

O1223 214614

Cambridge Dhiverse (HIV)

O1223 508805

Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre

O1223 245888

Cambridge Women’s Aid

O1223 460947

Heads Together

Chasing the Stigma

Time to Change