Are you struggling to cope?
Relate is the UK’s largest provider of relationship support. They are a local charity serving Bedfordshire and Luton.
Telephone: 01234 356350
A supportive online community where you can get help with anxiety, stress and depression.
Support and help for those suffering with addiction, homelessness and personal transitions.
Telephone: 01234 347061
Bedford Counselling and Training
A charity that offers 1:1 counselling on a fee scale.
Telephone: 01234 219905
Bedford Open Door
A counselling service for 13-17 year olds with mild to moderate depression.
Telephone: 01234 360388
Mental Health peer support.
Telephone: 01582 797596
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
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.
A Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People.
Telephone: 01525 863924
Offers 1:1 counselling for those who need it.
Telephone: 01234 346077
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.
King's Arms Project
Support for rough sleepers including outreach workers for communities.
Telephone: 01234 340544
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
Support for children and young persons who are suffering from depression and anxiety.
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
Mind Crisis Support
Open 365 days a year, 17:00-23:00 at Florence Ball House.
Drop-in to speak to a mental health professional face to face.
A charity that supports and helped homeless people.
Information and advice about medications for mental health issues.
Bedford Integrated Service
The integrated health centre offers a counselling service to anyone of any age.
Telephone: 07549 536770
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
Support for 13-18 Year olds who identify as LGBTQ.
Facebook: Q-Youth Bedford
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.
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
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.
Support for families and children who are affected by domestic abuse.
Telephone: 01234 270601
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.
Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.
Telephone: 03005 000927
Steady and Social
Stay active in later life with a gentle ta-chi class where you can also socialise with your peers.
Confidential emotional support for children, young people and adults.