Help with your health and healthy living

Your NHS and national charities are working to help you live in good health. The cost of living crisis is worsening people's mental and physical health. Find out where and how to get support. 

Mental health

If you're experiencing mental health issues, speak to your GP. 

There are a number of charities that offer support and advice if you need help dealing with depression, anxiety, loneliness and any other mental health issues. 

Do not hesitate to talk and reach out to friends, family, and charitable orgainsations. 

Here is a list of national mental health charities, their websites and their telephone: 


ReEngage is a charity that supports older people.

Telephone: 0800 716543


Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393


The Samaritans have a confidential support line for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Telephone:116 123


Anxiety UK is run by and for people living with anxiety.

Telephone: 03444 775 774


Mencap provides support for people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Telephone: 0808 808 1111


Rethink Mental Illness offer general information on living with mental illness, medication and care.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927


Rehab 4 Addiction serves as an online resource to individuals and families dealing with substance addiction.

Telephone: 0800 140 4690


SANE is a leading UK mental health charity working to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.

Telephone: 0300 304 7000.


Age UK offers a befriending service for people over the age of 60 and can provide advice on money, care or health.

Telephone: 0800 470 8090


Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) offers a support line specifically for men aged between 15 and 35.

Telephone: 0800 58 58 58.


NHS free prescriptions and services

If you're on a low-income, you can help with your health costs by applying on the NHS to get free prescriptions and other services. 

Visit the NHS online for more information.