Mental health challenges can range from depression, anxiety, stress, self-harm, and personality disorders, to bereavement, addiction and more. However, there is a surprising amount of support available in the community around Plymouth, Devon. We are always adding to this list of local resources, so please let us know if there is something helpful that we can add to this page.
If there is a life-threatening situation call 999 or visit A&E. For non-emergency mental health problems contact your GP for advice.
Samaritans – call 116123
Hamoaze House – Offers a safe, calm place to help you rebuild your life if you are struggling with problematic alcohol or drug use. They offer support, counselling and security for you and your family.
Harbour Centre, Plymouth – Helps anyone, including family and friends, affected by the misuse of drugs and alcohol by providing information, education, assessment and care co-ordination.
Headspace – One-to-one support and groups, offered by Colebrook South West support services.
Mannamead Wellbeing Hub – connects the local community to information and activities that support their wellbeing. They also work in partnership with a range of organisations in the city who can provide additional health and wellbeing support.
Mind – A charity supporting people to discover their own resources to during periods of poor mental health, offering courses, groups, activities and counselling.
Mindful Body Scan – Use headphones and listen to this free recording at home to bring your awareness back to the present moment.
Mindful Colouring Pages – Download these for free to use at home.
Plymouth Options – offers a range of services to people experiencing common mental health problems. You can self-refer on their website.
The Rees Centre Wellbeing Hub, Plympton. Connecting you with organisations, information and activities that can help improve your overall wellbeing.
Shekinah – a charity that provides opportunities for people in recovery or seeking recovery. This may include recovery from homelessness, drug and alcohol issues, offending behaviours or mental ill health.