Birmingham Healthy Minds is an NHS primary care psychological therapy service that works closely with Birmingham GPs. BHM offers advice, information and brief psychological talking therapies for people aged 16 and over, who are often feeling anxious, low in mood or depressed.

Telephone: 0121 301 2525

WebsiteBirmingham Healthy Minds

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MIND Birmingham

Birmingham Mind is the largest independent mental health charity providing services in and beyond the City of Birmingham’s boundaries.

Telephone: 0121 608 8001

Birmingham Mind – Wellbeing Service

Our Wellbeing service offers a range of information and access to community services that support emotional wellbeing.

We offer a range of workshops, groups and courses that you can sign up for and we are also able to provide information on other services in the community that might be helpful to you.

We offer workshops in…

  • Mindfulness
  • Coping with Aniexty & Depression
  • Relaxation
  • Improving Self Esteem

WebsiteBirmingham Mind

Telephone :0121 262 3555

The Veterans’ Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison (TIL) Service

Formerly known as London Veterans’ Service (LVS)) is a free NHS mental health service for all ex-serving members of the UK Armed Forces and service personnel who are making the transition to civilian life including reservists. We work with any veterans’ and those transitioning from military to civilian who live in London, Greater London, East and West Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Medway or are registered with a GP in these areas.

We work with veterans’ with any mental health difficulties. If you are a veteran, you can refer yourself to our service. Please download our leaflet and contact us to discuss your referral. We also accept referrals from any professional or agency working with a veteran.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Counselling for victims of sexual abuse – RSVP (Rape & Sexual Violence Project)

We support and inspire people of any gender affected by sexual violence and abuse to make positive meaningful changes and live a future with hope and confidence.

Our coffee mornings give you an opportunity to meet people and learn useful coping strategies over a cup of coffee, in a friendly and safe environment. Make new friends and learn positive ways to cope with issues you might face, such as depression, loneliness, or low selfesteem. We meet once a month on a Thursday morning.

Telephone: 0121 643 4136


Social Prescribing

In recent years it has been recognised that sometimes the answer to improving an individual’s health or wellbeing lies not in a medical prescription, but in ensuring they have company, interests and changes of scene to make them feel connected, motivated and purposeful.

Telephone:0121 663 0007

WebsiteSocial Prescribing

Suicide Prevention and bereavement support services

Birmingham and Solihull

Mind helpline:
If you require details of the helpline in different languages they can be accessed here

Telephone: 0121 262 3555 (24hrs – for adults and young people)
Bereavement support:

Support available for anyone both personally and professionally affected by any type of bereavement, including suicide bereavement.                                                            Support in languages such as Punjabi, Urdu, Arabic and Hindi is available. Additional languages can also be requested.

Telephone: 0121 687 8010

The Waiting Room:

Health and wellbeing services across Birmingham and Solihull

WebsiteThe Waiting Room

National Resources:


Details of services, advice, training and downloadable resources on their website

Telephone: 116 123 (24 hour helpline)


CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably):

A campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention, including a helpline and webchat for anyone struggling.

Telephone: 0800 585858 (5pm – 12am, 7 days a week)

Website: CALM

SOBS (Survivors of Bereavement of Suicide):

You can find details of local support groups and they have a helpline for anyone bereaved by suicide. All
services are for those aged 18 years and over.

Telephone: 0300 111 5065 (9am-9pm Monday-Sunday)

Payprus Prevention of Young Suicide:

Details of resources, advice and training, including their helpline available for anyone struggling under the age of 35years and anyone who is supporting
someone who is struggling

Telephone: 0800 068 4141 (9am-midnight)

Text: 07860039967


Support after suicide partnership:

You can find support for someone who has been bereaved and local support services in your area.

Website: Support after suicide

Additional resources

Workplace suicide prevention and bereavement toolkits
Advice on safety planning can be found here
Education suicide prevention and bereavement toolkit for schools and colleges, and universities
A National database of mental health and wellbeing supports – you can search for what is available
in your area – Hub of Hope.
App for those struggling with thoughts of suicide, and those worried about someone – StayAlive

Pre and postnatal depression support service

Acacia is an award-winning Christian charity which was founded in 2004 by two local mums who both experienced postnatal depression and were determined to help other families. Acacia services are free and are available to mums and dads in the Birmingham area who are experiencing pre and postnatal depression and anxiety.

Telephone: 0121 301 5990


Self-referral form:


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