You may have reached this page because you wish to attend or have attended one of our events and you are currently having a difficult time. Unfortunately, we don’t offer individual support at Thrive in the City, but we can point you in the direction of people who do:

Crisis / Risk Management Plan:

If you’re having a crisis, here are some ideas –

  • Contact your GP
  • Out of hours contacts – NHS 111
  • Go to A&E
  • City residents only – 24-hour Mental Health Crisis Helpline 0208 432 8020
  • Maytree – A sanctuary for the suicidal 0207 263 7070

Other helpful numbers:

  • NHS Direct: 0845 46 47
  • Saneline 0845 767 8000
  • Samaritans 116 123
  • FRANK (Drugs) Helpline 0800 77 66 00
  • Substance Misuse Helpline 0800 066 55 25
  • Drinkline 0800 917 82 82
  • CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) 0808 802 5858 (5pm to midnight)

Useful Mental Health Websites:

Business in the Community wellbeing

Mental Health at Work

Business Healthy

Institute of Directors – mental health hub to help business leaders promote and nurture good mental health in the workplace

Royal College of Psychiatrists

OCD Action

Anxiety UK

On line Self-help:

Welldoing is an independent psychotherapist and counsellor directory, filled with easy-to-follow information about mental health and wellbeing.

Living Life To The Full free online courses covering low mood and stress and all the common linked problems this causes

Down Your Drink helping you make decisions about your drinking

Mood Gym a free interactive, self-help program that provides cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) to help users prevent and cope with depression.

Rehab Recovery a free information service to help people who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction, and who may need alcohol rehab assistance.

Ocean Recovery Centre a useful guide explaining the link between addiction and anxiety.