Sam Simpson Counselling

National organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
BACP is a professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy and promoting high standards of practice.
http://www.bacp.co.uk

BEAT
BEAT is a charity that supports people struggling with their relationship with food and eating. It offers a national helpline as well as one-to-one web chat and online resources.
https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK supports children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not expected to live, and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying.
https://www.childbereavementuk.org

Childline (0800 1111)
Childline is a charity that offers information and support to young people on a whole range of issues. You can call, email or chat online with a counsellor at any time – all calls are free and confidential.
http://www.childline.org.uk

CRUSE Bereavement Care
CRUSE Bereavement Care offers online, telephone and face-to-face 1:1 or group support to adults and children after the death of someone close.
https://www.cruse.org.uk

Harmless
Harmless is a Community Interest Company (CIC) that provides support and useful resources for people who self-harm and their families and friends.
https://harmless.org.uk

MIND
MIND is a charity that provides information and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties, as well as campaigning to improve psychological services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
http://www.mind.org.uk

Papyrus
PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is a UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.
https://www.papyrus-uk.org

Samaritans (116 123)
Samaritans is a charity that offers information and support on a whole range of issues. You can call, email, text or chat online with a volunteer at any time you like.
http://www.samaritans.org

Student Spectra
Student Spectra provide support and information around wellbeing, relationships and sexual health to young people aged 13 and over. All services are free, voluntary and confidential.
https://www.spectra-student.org.uk

The Mix
The Mix is a UK charity that provides free, multi-channel, confidential support for young people under 25 through digital and phone services.
https://www.themix.org.uk

Young Minds
Young Minds is a UK charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. It offers information and online support to young people and children, their parents and professionals who work with young people and children.
http://www.youngminds.org.uk

Local organisations