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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales and works to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.

Mind produces information, publications and also has a network of 200 local associations throughout England & Wales. These offer a range of services including drop-in centres, counselling, befriending, advocacy, crisis helplines, supported housing, employment and training schemes.

We are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Who to contact

0300 123 3393 ~ (helpline) or text 86463

Where to go

Granta House
15-19 Broadway
E15 4BQ

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