Mental Health Organisations

Find organisations which support mental health and wellbeing

Mental health organisations exist to promote mental health awareness and provide support and resources for those dealing with mental health issues. These organisations work to improve access to mental health services, reduce stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness, and increase funding for research into mental health.

United Kingdom:

SANESANE is a leading UK mental health charity improving the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. Services include a helpline and email support, online community, raising awareness and providing access to resources.
Mental Health FoundationThe Mental Health Foundation is a UK charity whose mission is to help people to thrive through understanding, protecting, and sustaining their mental health. They provide services to families, young people, adults, older people, and refugees. Services include educational, peer support and mentorship programmes, online learning, and creative and digital programmes.
SamaritansSamaritans is a charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide. Samaritans provides emotional support for anyone struggling with suicidal thoughts or mental health difficulties, with 24-hour phone, text and in-person branches across the UK.
TogetherTogether offers a wide variety of support to help people deal with the personal and practical impacts of mental health issues. Services include accommodation-based, advocacy, criminal justice, and community-based services.
Young MindsYoungMinds is a mental health charity for children, young people and their parents, and people who work with children, making sure all young people can get the mental health support they need. Services include training and education, guidance and advice and helplines.
ADHD FoundationThe ADHD Foundation is a neurodiversity charity offering a strength-based, lifespan service for people who live with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, DCD, Dyscalculia, OCD, Tourette’s Syndrome and more.
RethinkRethink Mental Illness improves the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through their networks of local groups and services, information and campaigns. Their goal is to make sure everyone severely affected by mental illness has a good quality of life. Services include support groups, carer’s support, advocacy support and helplines.
MindMind offers information and advice to people with mental health problems and lobbies government and local authorities on their behalf. It also works to raise public awareness and understanding of issues relating to mental health.
Anna FreudAnna Freud is a mental health charity for children and families. They work in collaboration with children and young people, their families and communities, and mental health professionals to transform children’s and families’ mental health. Services include specialist psychotherapy, workforce development, mental health support, clinical services and research.
Leone CentreLeone Centre provides a supportive environment for couple and relationship counselling, systemic family therapy, individual psychotherapy and corporate coaching at South West London locations in Fulham, Kensington, Chelsea, and Wimbledon.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is a charity based in England. CALM raises awareness and funds for men struggling with mental health and runs a free, confidential and anonymous helpline as well as a web chat service, offering help, advice and information to anyone who is struggling or in crisis.
Society for Neurodiversity (S4ND)The Society for Neurodiversity (S4ND) is a membership organisation supporting people who identify as neurodivergent and their families, families and allies. They aim to build a safe, friendly and supportive community, designed to give practical help and support.
Anxiety UKAnxiety UK is a UK national registered charity formed in 1970 for those affected by anxiety disorders. It is a user-led organisation run by a small team of seven, many with their own lived experience of anxiety disorders. Anxiety UK is the largest national user-led charity dealing with anxiety in the UK. Services include therapy access, guidance and advice, helplines and text support, groups and courses, webinars and podcasts.
Bipolar UKBipolar UK is a national mental health charity supporting individuals who have bipolar and their families and carers. Services include peer support, an eCommunity, peer support and online resources and information.
Men’s Health ForumMen’s Health Forum is a charity based in Great Britain. Its mission is to improve men’s and boys’ mental and physical health in England, Wales, and Scotland. Services include guidance and advice, training, advocacy, awareness-raising and research.
No PanicNo Panic is a registered charity that helps and supports those living with Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders. No Panic also provides support for the carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorders. Services include telephone recovery groups and mentorship, therapy, email recovery programme, information and guidance.
OCD ActionOCD Action runs a helpline and email service, offering help, information and support for people with OCD, carers and anyone who is concerned that they, or their friends or relatives, may have OCD or a related disorder. Other services include support groups, forums and webinars.
OCD-UKOCD-UK provides advice, information, and support services for those affected by OCD and campaigns to end the trivialisation and stigma of OCD. The charity is completely service-user-led; everyone involved in the organisation has personal experience of OCD, either directly or through a loved one. Services include a helpline, email support, discussion forums and online support groups.
PapyrusPAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is a UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional well-being in young people.
Their suicide prevention helpline, HOPELINE247, is a free and confidential call, text and email service staffed by trained suicide prevention advisers, which is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year (weekends and bank holidays included). They deliver suicide prevention education and training packages and also press for change to current legislation around suicide prevention on a regional and national level.
NSPCCThe National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. They have service centres in London, the South West, South East, Central and North of England. They work with children, families and professionals. They support parents and families in caring for their children and provide therapeutic assistance to help children move on from abuse. We also provide help and support through the NSPCC helpline, Childline and their work with schools.
RefugeRefuge is a United Kingdom charity providing specialist support for women and children experiencing domestic violence. Services include help with housing, government benefits and money, legal help, domestic abuse services and help with tech abuse.
Rape CrisisRape Crisis England & Wales is a charity working to end sexual violence and abuse. They are also the membership organisation for Rape Crisis centres across England and Wales. They deliver specialist services to those affected by sexual violence and abuse and educate, influence and make change.
Alcoholics AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous is a peer-led mutual aid fellowship dedicated to abstinence-based recovery from alcoholism through its twelve-step program.
NACOAThe National Association for Children of Alcoholics is a charity in the United Kingdom providing information and support for everyone affected by their parent’s drinking through a free, confidential telephone and email helpline.
SMART RecoveryUK SMART Recovery (UKSR) is a charity which promotes choice in recovery through a national network of mutual-aid meetings and online training programmes with comprehensive teaching materials and manuals. The programme teaches rational, easy-to-learn and self-empowering skills to help participants abstain from any addictive behaviour and to develop a lifestyle that supports sustained recovery.
Cruse Bereavement SupportCruse Bereavement Care is a national charity for bereaved people. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Cruse offers face-to-face, group, telephone, email and website support. They have a free national helpline and local services throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Their website, Hope Again, provides support for young people. Trained volunteers provide services that are confidential and free. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and those who may encounter bereaved people during their work.


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a United States-based nonprofit organisation originally founded as a grassroots group by family members of people diagnosed with mental illness.
Mental Health AmericaMental Health America is a national nonprofit dedicated to the promotion of mental health, well-being, and illness prevention.
American Psychological Association (APA)The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization of psychologists in the United States, with over 146,000 members, including scientists, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)The National Institute of Mental Health conducts and supports research that seeks to understand, treat, and prevent mental illness.


The Priory Wellbeing CentreThe Priory Wellbeing Centre provides treatment for a wide range of conditions including depression, stress, addiction, and anxiety-related conditions including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic attacks.
Dubai Community Health CentreDubai Community Health Center is a private organization that was established in 1996 with the aim of supporting people who are affected by psychological and special needs issues. The center is licensed by DHA & CDA. Consultants are licensed to provide a variety of clinical services. 
Camali ClinicCamali Clinic, situated in Dubai, UAE, represents a multidisciplinary mental health service offering specialised care for children and adults. Camali Clinic’s interdisciplinary framework fosters a blend of comprehensive and holistic treatment strategies.


Samaritans of ThailandSamaritans Thailand provides free and confidential support and information over the phone. They help people in Thailand who may require support with abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, Dementia & Alzheimer’s, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gambling, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, pregnancy & abortion, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.
Bangkok Mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (BMRC) Bangkok Mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (BMRC) is dedicated to mental health and addiction disorders. They strive to provide the best care and apply the innovative Recovery Oriented Services (ROS) concept to a wide range of issues from mild anxiety depression or addiction, to more serious psychiatric disorders. 

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