The following organisations may be able to offer you help and advice.
The Samaritans provide a 24 hour telephone line and welcome calls from anyone who needs to talk.
Swansea Women’s Aid is a women-only organisation which supports women, with or without children, who are affected by domestic abuse.
Welsh Centre for Action on Dependency and Addiction (WCADA) is one of the leading alcohol and drug treatment agencies in Wales
Our aim is to support anyone who is ready to change and to make a difference to their own lives or the lives of others.
This means providing high-quality, free and confidential support and guidance to anyone who is affected by drug or alcohol use, either their own or someone else’s; and raising awareness about the ways we can all help to reduce the harm caused by substance misuse.
Cruse provides free counselling to those who are bereaved. This can be done face to face or by telephone. They also provide support through their website.
New Pathways is a registered charitable company that provides a range of specialist counselling and advocacy services for women, men, children and young people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse.
Young Minds provides expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through their Parents Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.
CISS offers free support to anyone over eighteen whose life has been affected by cancer in any way – patient, carers, family and friends.
OCD-UK has been working for children and adults affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder since 2004. Provides advice, information, and support services for those affected by OCD, and campaigns to end the trivialisation and stigma of OCD.
The Welsh Psychotherapy Partnership is a Partnership of trained, experienced and registered psychotherapists who are committed to developing a clear profile for independent psychotherapy provision throughout Wales. It is also an independent Training Institute offering vocational qualifications in Integrative Psychotherapy, Gestalt Psychotherapy, Supervision to Advanced Diploma Level and Continuing Professional Development Events.
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a membership organisation, with over 75 training and listing organisations, and over 7,000 individual practitioners. UKCP holds the national register of psychotherapists, psychotherapists qualified to work with children and young people and psychotherapeutic counsellors, listing those practitioner members who meet exacting standards and training requirements.
The National Counselling Society support and promote counselling and counsellors, offering a wide variety of benefits to members and training providers. They have also created and published online CPD courses to support healthcare providers and those in public-facing roles.
Swansea’s first integrated health clinic offers a range of holisitc therapies and takes pride in working closely with doctors and other health care professionals to make sure that you get the best of both worlds.
Mind Cymru is Mind’s force for change in Wales. Informed in everything they do by people with direct experience of emotional distress they campaign vigorously to create a society that promotes good mental health and that challenges mental health stigma. The site includes a good range of information and advice.
Hafal is a Wales based charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers. Hafal is managed by the people they support: individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. They provide their own unique Recovery Programme based on principles of self-management and empowerment, this programme offers clients a methodical way of achieving recovery by focusing on improving all areas of their life. Information and advice is also offered.
Platfform is a mental health and social change charity and a platform for connection, transformation and social change. The organisation works with people experiencing challenges with their mental health, and with communities who want to create a greater sense of connection, ownership and wellbeing in the places they live.
People who experience mental illness often face stigma and discrimination in the workplace, socially and within families. Time to Change Wales want to improve knowledge and understanding about mental illness and, most importantly of all, get people talking about mental health.
Swansea’s first integrated health clinic offers a range of complimentary therapies and takes pride in working closely with doctors and other health care professionals to make sure that you get the best of both worlds. Complimentary therapies include Acupuncture, Reflexology, Massage, Yoga and Chi Gung.