Lucy M Walker, MBPsS, PG Cert CBT (Oxon.)

Samaritans  : 116 123 (24/7)
NHS Direct (non-emergency) : 111 (24/7)
Struggling to cope ? Text SHOUT to 85258 here for you 24/7
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline : 0300 999 1212 (7 days 10am to midnight)
Alcoholic Anonymous Helpline : 0800 9177 650 / or email -
Cocaine Anonymous Helpline : 0800 612 0225 / or email - 
BEAT eating disorders helpline : 0808 801 0677 / 
studentline : 0808 801 0811 / Youthline : 0808 801 0711 (4pm to 8pm)
IDAS (Womens aid) 0808 2000 247 (24/7)
Mind / Rethink call : 0845 766 0163 (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)
National Self-harm Network : 0800 622 6000 (7pm - 11pm)
Talk to FRANK (Drugs) : 0800 77 66 00 (24/7)
Parentline : 0808 800 2222
If you feel you could be at risk of harming yourself or others we urge you immediately to call 999

Private Hospitals
* Capio Nightingale Hospital Private psychiatric inpatient facility

* The Priory Group ; Private therapy provider

Books on Prescription

* Books on prescription scheme  for Bristol City Council areas

On-line Help

mood zone - NHS online resources on mental health
* Mood Gym:  Information, quizzes, games and skills training to help prevent depression
* Living Life to the full: Free online life skills course for people feeling distressed and their carers. Helps you understand why you feel as you do and make changes in your thinking, activities, sleep and relationships.
* Fear-Fighters ;  On-line CBT course (Sign-in required)

CBT Organisations

* BABCP ; British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

London sources of help

* Keats House ; Private medical consulting rooms at London Bridge
* Harley Street GP ; Private General Practice, Harley Street
* The London Clinic ;  London leading Independent Hospital
* The Hurlingham Clinic ; Londons Cosmetic Surgery Clinic
* Tavistock Clinic London therapy provider
* Plastic Surgery Associates London private plastic surgery specialists
* Oral & Maxiollofacial Surgeon ; London private surgeon for teeth / jaw problems : 0845 130 1370

* Copyprints Ltd : London Bridge Business Centre ; copies, print, stationery

Mental Health Advice and Information

* NICE National Institute for Clinical Excellence
* Royal College of Psychiatrists ; Mental Health Information
* MIND Charity organisation for those with mental health problems
* NHS Direct NHS Health & Medical Information 
* Alcoholics Anonymous ; 12 step self-help for those who need help with their drinking 
* Narcotics Anonymous 12 step self-help for those who need help with substance misuse 
* NAPICU National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units 
* UKCP ; UK Council on Psychotherapy
* Psychologies MagazinePopular UK publication on psychological therapies
* BASRT British Association of Sexual and Relationship Therapy
* Healthcare Commission; Regulator of Independent & NHS Healthcare 
* Depression Alliance UK Charity
* OCD-UK UK Leading charity for those affected by obsessive compulsive disorder
* Samaritans ; telephone helpline
* Popular self-help books with links to buy
*  Schema Therapy Worshops; Training in Schema Therapy

Substance Use / Addictive Behaviours Resources

What to Do If You Have a Problem with Drugs
Admitting you have a problem is one of the hardest things a person could ever face in his or her life. 
This resource can help you / others overcome that hurdle.

ADHD and Addiction - What is the Risk?
This helpful article discusses the possible link between addiction and ADHD
and how it can be addressed before addiction takes control.

Perfectionism and Addiction
The author explores a possible link between perfectionism and addiction.

The Risk of Addiction in the Transgender Community: Embracing Your Identity While Coping with Addiction

Members of the LGBTQ community may have a heightened risk of addiction, 
but there are lots of ways for these individuals to seek help.

10 Reasons to Stay Sober
Recovery is a journey that never really ends. 
This inspiring piece is written by a young woman who knows firsthand how difficult this road can be
and encourages anyone who is struggling to keep going.

Other interesting links / sites

* PHAT FEATHERS ; responsibility, ethically produced jewellery