If you need further advice or support after listening to some of our interviews or programmes please see the links below for organisations who can help.
There are local organisations who can also provide practical support when you need it.
In response to COVID-19 various organisations are providing support.
Advice around how to help your wellbeing if you are required to self-isolate or worried about the Coronavirus and covers plans for staying at home or indoors/ take care of your mental health and wellbeing
Visit the Mind Coronavirus webpages.
Support and advice for managing your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Visit the Rethink Coronavirus webapges.
Tips and advice on staying active at home.
Providing support to young people providing information on health related issues.
Visit the Dudley Young Health Champions website.
EVERY MIND MATTERS
Providing expert advice and top tips on how to look after your mental wellbeing if you nee dto stay at home. It also includes guidance if you're feeling worried or anxious about the outbreak.
Visit Every Mind Matters
Other organisations who can provide support:
Dudley Mind are a local mental health charity that aims to improve and promote recovery and wellbeing for people in the Dudley borough affected by poor mental health.
Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.
HOPELineUK offer support, practical advice and information to young people considering suicide and can also offer help and advice if you’re concerned about someone you know.
CALM, the campaign against living miserably aims to prevent male suicide in the UK and offers anonymous, confidential listening, information and signposting.
Nightlines are confidential, anonymous, non-judgemental support services run by students for students. If you’re a student, you can search for your institution’s Nightline details via the website.
FRANK provides a confidential service to anyone wanting information, advice or support about any aspect of drugs.
The National Gambling Helpline
The National Gambling Helpline, operated by GamCare offers confidential support, advice and free counselling to people concerned about their gambling, or the gambling of friends or family.
Information and advice for young people
Visit the Big Deal website
Alcoholics Anonymous provides opportunities to share experience, strength and hope to recover from alcoholism.
ChildLine is a free, 24-hour confidential helpline for children and young people who need to talk.
The National Bullying Helpline
The National Bullying Helpline can provide free, confidential help and support if you are being bullied at work, at home, in the community or in education.
The Money Advice Service
The Money Advice Service provides free and impartial money advice. An independent service originally set up by government.
National Debtline offers free, impartial, debt advice.
Citizens Advice Service
Citizens Advice Service provides information on benefits, employment and housing and help on debt, credit and legal issues.
The National Domestic Violence Helpline
The 24 hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge is for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends and others calling on their behalf.
Stonewall offers help and advice for people, who identify as LGBT, on a range of subjects, including coming out and hate crime.
Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police.