Helpful Information for additional support services

Telephone crisis helplines – 24 hour

Lifeline: 0808 808 8000 (Freephone)

www.lifelinehelplineinfo.com

Samaritans: 0845 790 9090

Email: jo@samaritans.org

www.samaritans.org

PSNI: 0845 600 8000

This will connect you to your local police station

Public Health Agency websites

www.mindingyourhead.info (mental health)

www.want2stop.info (smoking cessation)

www.knowyourlimits.info (alcohol)

www.drugsalcohol.info (drugs and alcohol)

Additional sources of information

Department of Health

www.dh.gov.uk

Surveys on the mental health of certain groups of people

Disability of mental illness

http://www.who.int/healthinfo/bodyproject/en/ 

this site contains information on the global burden of disease in various parts of the world.

NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence)

www.nice.org.uk

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)

WWW.CSU.NISRA.GOV.UK

Counselling and Psychotherapy

The British Psychological Society

www.bps.org.uk

Telephone: 01162 254 9568

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

www.babcp.com

Telephone: 01617 974 484

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

www.bacp.co.uk

Telephone: 01455 883 300

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

www.irish-counselling.ie

Telephone: 00353 1 2723427

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

www.psychotherapy.org.uk

Telephone: 02070 149 955

Contact Details for Related Organisations

Action on Smoking and Health

www.ash.org.uk

Adapt – Eating Distress Support Group

www.adapteatingdistress.com

Telephone: 02838 347 535

Age NI

www.ageni.org

3 Lower Crescent

BT7 1NR

Al- Anon (families concerned about substance users)

www.al-anonuk.org.uk

Peace House

224 Lisburn Road

BT9 6GE

Alcohol Concern

www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society

www.Alzheimers.org.uk

ASCERT

www.ascert.biz

British Medical Association (BMA)

www.bma.org.uk

British Association of Anger Management

www.angermanage.co.uk

Business in the Community

www.bitc.org.uk

Cancer Focus NI

40-44 Englantine Avenue

BT9 6DX

Cara-Friend

www.cara-friend.org.uk

Carers Northern Ireland

www.carersni.org

CAUSE

www.cause.org.uk

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

www.cbi.org.uk

Childline

www.childline.org.uk

Chinese Welfare Association

www.cwa-ni.org/

CAB (CITIZEN’S ADVICE BUREAU)

www.citizensadvice.co.uk/getadvice

Contact Youth

www.contactyouth.org

Council for the Homeless NI (CHNI)

www.chni.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk


Department for Employment and Learning (DEL)

Adelaide House

39-49 Adelaide Street

BT2 8FD

02890 257 777

Domestic Violence Helpline

Helpline: 0800 917 1414

Drugscope

www.drugscope.org.uk

Dunlewey Substance Advice Centre

02890 611 162

Eating Disorders Association NI

www.eatingdisordersni.com

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

www.equalityni.org

Gamblers Anonymous UK

www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Gamcare

www.gamcare.org.uk

Gay and Lesbian Youth NI (GLYNI)

www.glyni.org.uk

Gingerbread

www.gingerbreadni.org

Home-Start

www.home-start.org.uk

Lesbian Line

www.lesbianlinebelfast.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Minding your Head

www.mindingyourhead.info

Multi-Cultural Resource Centre

www.mcrc-ni.org

The National Childbirth Trust

www.nct.org.uk

The Nexus Institute

www.nexusinstitute.org

No-Panic

www.nopanic.org.uk

Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities(NICEM)

www.nicem.org.uk

Northlands

www.noorthlands.org.uk

Northern Ireland Community Addiction Service (NICAS)

40 Elmwood Avenue

BT9 6AZ

Enquiries@addictionni.com

02890 664 434

Northern Ireland Agoraphobia and Anxiety Society

25-31 Lisburn Road

BT9 7AA

Helpline: 0845 122 8625

Northern Ireland Centre for Trauma and Transformation

www.nictt.org

NSPCC

www.nspcc.org.uk

Opportunity Youth –Start 360

www.start360.org

Parents Advice Centre

www.parentsadvicecentre.org

Praxis

www.praxisprovides.com

Rainbow Project

www.rainbow-project.org

Refine NI

Resillence and wellbeing

Email: info@refineni.com

Website: www.refineni.com

Telephone:02890799560

Relate Northern Ireland

www.relateni.org

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Smoker’s Helpline

Telephone: 0800 85 85 85 (freephone)

Wave Trauma Centre

523 Antrim Road

BT15 3BS

02890 779 922

Woman’s Aid

129 University Street

BT7 1HP

02890 249 041

Young Minds

www.youngminds.org.uk

Youth Council for Northern Ireland

www.ycni.org

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