Psychological Health

Your Wellbeing Bedfordshire – Social Prescribing Service

Our friendly team can provide free personalised support to help you make changes to your health and wellbeing. More information can be found on the Your Wellbeing Bedfordshire Social Prescribing Service page.

Telephone: 01234 832612

Website: www.yourwellbeingbedfordshire.org.uk

Amicus Trust

A charity that supports and helped homeless people.

Telephone: 01234 358478

Email: info@amicustrust.org

Website: www.amicustrust.org

Head Meds

Information and advice about medications for mental health issues.

Website: www.headmeds.org.uk

Bedford Integrated Service

The integrated health centre offers a counselling service to anyone of any age.

Telephone: 07549 536770

Email: wendymeniru@gmail.com

Website: www.bedfordintegrativehealth.co.uk

Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service

The service offers a range of free and confidential talking therapies and specialist support to help you feel better.

Telephone: 01234 880400

Website: www.bedfordshirewellbeingservice.nhs.uk

Q-Youth Bedford

Support for 13-18 Year olds who identify as LGBTQ.

Email: qyouthbedford@qalliance.org.uk

Facebook: Q-Youth Bedford

Mind

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

Telephone: 03001 233393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Just Turn Up

The ‘Just Turn Up’ programme is a localised project to help deliver affordable community based activities in and around the most deprived wards in the Borough of Bedford.

Website: www.bedford.gov.uk

Mindful Sport

Extra activities will be featured at a popular project in Bedford designed to help the public improve their wellbeing through physical activity.

Telephone: 01234 718825

Email: robert.lindsay@bedford.gov.uk

Website: www.elft.nhs.uk

Heads Up

Heads Up website offers online ‘check ups’, a toolkit of resources, case studies from local men and celebrities telling their stories, a section encouraging partner and friends to look out for their man and tips on how to stay well.

There are also links to local and national support and information groups.

Website: thisisheads-up.uk

Faces

Support for families and children who are affected by domestic abuse.

Telephone: 01234 270601

Website: www.facesbedford.org

 

Path to Recovery

P2R is a one stop service which provides advice, treatment and support to people whose lives are affected by drug or alcohol use.

Website: www.elft.nhs.uk

Rethink

Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 03005 000927

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: info@rethink.org

Steady and Social

Stay active in later life with a gentle ta-chi class where you can also socialise with your peers.

Website: www.bedford.gov.uk

Support Line

Confidential emotional support for children, young people and adults.

Website: www.supportline.org.uk

RELATE Bedfordshire

Relate is the UK’s largest provider of relationship support. They are a local charity serving Bedfordshire and Luton.

Telephone: 01234 356350

Website: www.relatebedsandluton.org.uk

Elefriends

A supportive online community where you can get help with anxiety, stress and depression.

Website: www.elefriends.org.uk

Mayday Trust

Support and help for those suffering with addiction, homelessness and personal transitions.

Telephone: 01234 347061

Website: www.maydaytrust.org.uk

Bedford Counselling and Training

A charity that offers 1:1 counselling on a fee scale.

Telephone: 01234 219905

Email: enquiries@bcat-team.org.uk

Website: www.bcat-team.org.uk

Bedford Open Door

A counselling service for 13-17 year olds with mild to moderate depression.

Telephone: 01234 360388

Email: counselling@bedfordopendoor.org.uk

Website: www.bedfordopendoor.org.uk 

Impact

Mental Health peer support.

Telephone: 01582 797596

Email: enquiries@impactmh.org.uk

Website: www.impactmh.org.uk

Walk Bedford

A society of walkers that help to motivate you to exercise and to support mental health.

Email: info@walkbedford.com

Website: walkbedford.com

Kooth

Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: kooth.com

Recovery College

The Recovery College is part of the Bedforshire and Luton Mental Health Academy. The educational workshops and courses they offer all focus on recovery and wellbeing. They are mainly designed and delivered in partnership with people with lived and professional experience, as co-production is a key element in their services.

Please read their current Prospectus, which lists all of the courses they are currently running and has information on how to join one.

Recovery College Prospectus, Autumn 2020

CHUMS

A Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People.

Telephone: 01525 863924

Email: gill.kendall@chums.uk.com

Website: chums.uk.com

Counselling Foundation

Offers 1:1 counselling for those who need it.

Telephone: 01234 346077

Email: bedford@counsellingfoundation.org

Website: www.counsellingfoundation.org

Road Victims Trust

The Road Victims Trust is a registered charity offering a range of free support services to residents of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire who have been affected by fatal road collisions.

Website: www.rvtrust.org.uk

King's Arms Project

Support for rough sleepers including outreach workers for communities.

Telephone: 01234 340544

Email: info@kingsarmsproject.org

Website: www.kingsarmsproject.org

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Young Minds

Support for children and young persons who are suffering from depression and anxiety.

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk