SANE is a charity which works to improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness. SANE offers a range of information and support forums as well as a national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness. This includes family, friends and carers. SANE is open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm.



MIND provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.


Maternal Mental Health Alliance

The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is a coalition of UK organisations committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of women and their children in pregnancy and the first postnatal year. This acknowledges the extensive evidence that investing in mental health at this early stage can have a dramatic impact on long-term outcomes for mothers, fathers, children, families and society. It is an amazing alliance of organisations dedicated to this cause.


Depression Alliance

Depression Alliance aims to bring people together to end the loneliness and isolation can that can accompany depression and is the leading UK charity for people affected by depression.  They also offer a ‘friends in need’ online community.