Mental Health Support Services in Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Mental Health Helplines  

The crisis line number is 0808 196 3779 and is available to anyone in mental health crisis anytime 24/7, anywhere across Nottinghamshire. Anyone who needs emotional support or information about what help is available locally can call the Nottinghamshire Mental Health Helpline on 0300 555 0730, open 09:00-23:00 daily. The national No Panic Helpline operates between 10:00-22:00 daily on 0300 772 9844.  


Several crisis sanctuaries are open in certain parts of Nottinghamshire on different days, normally 18:00-00:00, and there is one in Nottingham City. Each Crisis Sanctuary provides recovery-focused crisis support in a trusted space for people who require mental health support. Nottingham Crisis Sanctuaries | Turning Point (  


Primary care psychological therapy services  

Talking therapies help the following common mental health conditions (and many more). No referral needed as self-referrals made online, and the service is available free on the NHS.  

    • Anxiety.  
    • Anger management.  
    • Depression.  
    • Eating disorder (currently stable or as a secondary diagnosis).  
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder.  
    • Panic disorder.  
    • Phobias.  
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder. 


Information about CBT:  


Local talking therapy providers are:  

Insight Healthcare 0300 555 5582   

Trent PTS 0115 8963160  

Let’s Talk Wellbeing 0115 956 0888  


The Human Flourishing Project provides free psychotherapy and counselling to adults in Nottingham. Therapy is provided by both qualified therapists and therapists currently training at the University. Unfortunately, they cannot offer therapy to staff or students at the University of Nottingham due to their research links to the University, but can see patients who are not a University of Nottingham staff member or student. 


Centre for Clinical Interventions:  

Written by Clinical Psychologists giving great advice over eighteen different mental health areas with very detailed information sheets, workbooks and worksheets.  

Dealing with Distress Resources:  

Anxiety Resources: 

Depression Resources: 

Gratitude Journaling Resources: 

Unhelpful Thinking Resources: 

 Relaxation techniques: 

NHS Mental Health Self-Help Guides:  

Mind Shift app (designed for young people with anxiety):  

Mental Health Audio Guides:  

Sleeping Difficulties Resources:  

Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga introductory videos:  

Stress Resources:  

NottAlone Mental Health Website 

This is a good website which offers lots of advice on common mental health presentations You are NottAlone | NottAlone 

Locality Mental Health Team (secondary mental health services):  

If already open to the LMHT they have a duty worker daily. You can ring 0300 3000065 to access the crisis team from 17:00-09:00 weekdays / 24 hours at weekends/bank holidays.  


Offers services to people who self-harm, and staff have personal, supportive/or professional experience of self-harming. E-mail ;  

Nottingham Recovery Network:  

Support, advice and treatment for people experiencing alcohol and/or drug misuse difficulties – they work on a self-referral basis. 0800 0665362.  

Suicide Prevention Services:  

Papyrus is the UK charity for prevention of young suicides (under 35’s) - Call: 0800 068 4141 Text: 07860 039 967  

The Tomorrow Project:  

A confidential, community based suicide prevention, intervention and postvention service – call 0115 8800280  

CAMHS (Child+Adolescent Mental Health) Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team:  

Service available for young people (under 18’s) experiencing a mental health crisis – calls can be made by either the young person or an adult. Available 24/7 on 0115 8440560.  

Wellness in Mind:  

Information and support for people seeking better mental health. Connects people to services to support them. 0800 5610073  


The campaign against living miserably is a charity which supports men struggling with mental health difficulties. 0800 585858.  


MIND support people in mental distress or with a mental health problem. 0300 1233393.  


Available 24/7 for people that are currently struggling with mental health difficulties. 116123 Local branch 


The following services are also available for University of Nottingham students (only).  

University Counselling Service:  

Offers help to students experiencing personal, emotional or mental health problems in either a group or individual environment. 0115 9513685.  

Self help resources: Self-Help Resources - The University of Nottingham   

Podcasts: Podcasts - The University of Nottingham  

Workshops and groups: Workshops and groups - The University of Nottingham   


Anonymous, confidential listening and information service, run by students for students, and available every night of term time from 19:00-08:00. 0115 9514985 or text 07786 208408.  

School Welfare Officer:  

Each school has wellbeing officers who can help provide a range of support to students.  

Chaplaincy Support:  

Whatever a student’s faith, or if they have no at all, the chaplains offer spiritual and pastoral support. 0115 9513931  


Provides information how students can improve their mental health by a variety of methods.  

Eating Disorders in Student Services (EDISS):  

For students with mild to moderate eating difficulties / disorder. No formal diagnosis required. E-mail  

Mental Health Ebooks:  

There is a wide range of mental health Ebooks available within the University library:  

Togetherall (peer and professional support):  

Togetherall is designed to help people get support, take control and feel better. It provides 24/7 peer-to-peer and professional support (from clinicians), plus a range of courses and tools to help people self-manage their wellbeing. Simply go to and join with your academic email address. Register as student | Account | Togetherall  

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