Domestic Abuse Campaign
For anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse, it is important to remember that there is help and support available to you, including police response, online support, helplines, refuges and other services.
Domestic Abuse Helpline
Available from 09:00-21:00, 7 days a week.
During pregnancy and family life, domestic violence can be more frequent. In times of stress, such as now, it can be even more common. Please reach out if you need to talk.
Telephone: 01483 776822
Online Chat: www.yoursanctuary.org.uk/chat
Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.
Telephone: 0808 808 1677
Help immediately after a COVID-19 death or any sudden / too-soon death
Sudden is a free service for bereaved people from day one of bereavement and for the first ten weeks. Their provision includes: emotional support by email or telephone from a trained, named worker; safeguarding and assessment of a bereaved person’s health; safety and any acute needs; help, advocacy and referrals to meet their care needs as well as “active monitoring” of mental health.
Telephone: 0800 2600 400
Surrey East Cruse Bereavement Care
Support, advice and information for children, young people and adults when someone dies. The charity also works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Telephone: 01737 772 834
Baby Buddy App
An excellent free interactive App with over 300 short video clips from parents and professionals sharing useful advice including looking after your emotional wellbeing.
Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 18:00, Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 to 14:00.
Telephone: 0300 200 1008
Website: Surrey County Council: I need help
Good SAM – request for volunteer
You will be able to select the type of support needed and the frequency of that support. Once complete, the request will be submitted and the referrer will be sent an email asking to confirm the request. Once confirmed, the referral will go into a matching process and volunteers who are ‘on duty’ will be able to accept requests.
COVID-19 remote monitoring support for people with dementia and their carers
The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free of charge NHS service to remotely monitor the health and wellbeing of both people with dementia and their carers who live in Surrey during Covid-19.
Free online course on ‘Coping during the pandemic’
A free online course entitled “Coping during the Pandemic” has been created by the Trust’s Recovery College, which runs short courses to equip people with skills to help them better manage their own mental health.
Mental Health Crisis Helpline
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people living in Surrey and North East Hampshire.
Telephone: 0800 915 4644
If you are feeling overwhelmed and need support with your mental health, please text or call us on our dedicated phoneline.
Telephone/Text: 07860 340 739
Young Minds has useful tips and ideas for how to support your children with any worries or mental health problems.
Talking Therapies (IAPT)
The service provides help and support for people over 18 years who are experiencing mental health problems. These can include stress, low mood, anxiety, panic attacks, depression (including pre and post natal), obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, post traumatic stress and eating difficulties (not severe).
Website: Talking Therapy Providers in Surrey
Mental Wellbeing Audio Guides
Listen to the mental wellbeing audio guides provided by the NHS to help boost your mood.
Paying attention to the present moment can improve your mental wellbeing.
Action for Carers Surrey
Action for Carers Surrey provides free, independent information, advice and support to carers of all ages across Surrey.
Telephone: 0303 040 1234
COVID-19 remote monitoring support for older people with mental ill-health and their carers
The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free NHS service that is remotely monitoring the health of older people with mental ill-health and their carers during Covid-19.
The service, which is currently accepting referrals, is free of charge and available to people of any age diagnosed with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and people aged 65 and over who have a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has useful FAQs on their website about Coronavirus and pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby.
Your Covid Recovery
As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind.