Acute Liaison Service and Psychiatry for Older Persons
- A compassionate and non-judgemental service for patients aged 65 years and over, who are experiencing mental health problems, whilst receiving treatment for their physical health within Kettering and Northampton general hospital. Advice and support is also available for family and carers of the patient. Find out more about the
Acute Liaison Service.
AgeUK Information and Advice Service
- Age UK Northamptonshire is a local independent charity that cares for older people in Northamptonshire. Call 01604 611207 to speak to an advisor between Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 12pm, or leave a message on 01604 611200 between Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. Find out more about the
Information and Advice Service.
Anxiety UK Helpline/Text Service
- A helpline that provides friendly support and guidance on how to deal with anxiety and can discuss techniques for immediate short-term relief of anxiety symptoms through to helping you find the right path of action for more long-term support. Call 0344 477 5774 between 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, or text 07537 416905 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the
AnxietyUK website for more information about this service.
- A service that works with young people and adults aged between 14 and 35 years for up to one year. The aim is to help prevent or delay the development of a first episode of psychosis, and support people with all aspects of their lives including mental wellbeing, social functioning, employment and general quality of life. Find out more about the
Bridge Substance Misuse Programme
A service that helps people deal with their substance misuse by providing practical support in relation to social aspects, which impact negatively on their lives. Find out more about referring to this programme on the
Bridge Northants website.
CALM Zone Helpline
- A service for males in the UK who need to talk or find support. Call 0800 585858 between 5pm to 12am every day of the year. There is also a webchat option available. Visit
TheCalmZone website for more information about these services.
- A consultation line for parents, carers, young people and professionals. Call 0800 170 7055 between 9am-9pm Monday to Friday. Find out more about the
Centre for Neuromodulation
A service for service users, where standard forms of treatment for mental health problems have failed. A range of treatments are offered to adults aged 18 years and over. Find out more about the
Centre for Neuromodulation service
- A service for veterans and their families, offering confidential mental health advice and support. Call 0800 138 1619 open 24/7, or access the online self-help for guidance and support. Find out more at
Community Brain Injury Service
A service that offers specialist neuro-rehabilitation to adults who have experienced an acquired brain injury and need rehabilitation in the community. Find out more about the
Community Brain Injury Service
Community Mental Health Adult - Early Intervention N'Step
- An early intervention service that delivers low dose anti-psychotic medication, psycho-education, medication management, CBT, family intervention and relapse prevention. This service is for people aged 14 to 65 years who are having their first episode of psychosis. Find out more about the
Early Intervention N'Step service.
Community Therapy Service
- A countywide service offering individual rehabilitation for adults with long-term conditions, including neurological. Find out more about the
Community Therapy Service.
Covid-19 Sufferer & Survivor Support
- An online group for those in the UK and Ireland who have, or believe they have, direct experience of Covid, or is worried for someone they care about. The group is committed to support and solidarity in this time of isolation, and hope that members will find connection, comfort and company as they regain good health, get used to this new normal and begin to put their lives back together. Visit the
Covid-19 Sufferer & Survivor Support Facebook page.
- Mind Cafes have professional mental health workers who can offer you a safe space. The aim is to support people to reduce any immediate crisis and to safety plan (drawing on strengths, resilience, and coping mechanisms) to manage mental health and wellbeing. See
opening times and locations for crisis cafes .
Crisis Houses - The Martins
The Martins in Rushden provides a safe environment for service users who are suffering crisis situations, which impact on their mental health, or where they are in crisis as a result of deteriorating mental health. Find out more about
The Martins Crisis House
Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team
- A service that identifies child and adult offenders with mental health problems, learning disabilities, substance problems or other vulnerabilities when they first meet the criminal justice system. The aim is to improve health, reduce re-offending and identify vulnerable people earlier to reduce the likelihood of reaching a crisis-point. Find out more about the
Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team.
Crisis Houses - The Warrens
The Warrens in Northampton provides a safe environment for service users who are suffering crisis situations, which impact on their mental health, or where they are in crisis as a result of deteriorating mental health. Find out more about
The Warrens Crisis House
Cruse Bereavement Care
- A service that helps people through one of the most painful times in life - with bereavement support, information and campaigning. Call 0808 808 1677 or chat online to speak to a volunteer trained in all types of bereavement, to help you make sense of how you're feeling right now. Visit the
Cruse website for more information about this service.
Diabetes Psychological Wellbeing Service
- A service for people aged 16 and over, diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, experiencing reduced psychological wellbeing. This service provides psychological assessment and goal oriented interventions to those struggling to cope or manage their diabetes. Call 01604 657722 between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday to self-refer. Find out more about the
Diabetes Psychological Wellbeing Service.
- A nutrition and dietetic service for Northamptonshire, offering evidenced based advice to all ages in the community and in hospital. The service covers a range of specialities including mental health. Find out more about the
Eating Disorder Service
- A service offering assessment and interventions to people aged 18 years and over with a diagnosed eating disorder, and for their carers/loved ones. Find out more about the
Eating Disorder Service.
- A Christian domestic abuse charity based in Northamptonshire, committed to transforming lives affected by domestic abuse. Eve provide a safe place in their refuge for women and their children who have escaped from domestic abuse, and also provide domestic abuse recovery programme. Find out more on the
Family Lives Helpline
- A free and confidential helpline service for families in England and Wales previously known to Parentline. Call 0808 800 2222 between 9am-9pm on weekdays and 10am to 3pm on weekends. The service offers emotional support, information, advice and guidance on any aspect of parenting and family life. Visit the
FamilyLives website for more information about this service.
Family Support Link
- A free, accessible and non-judgemental support service, to those affected by another's substance misuse throughout Northamptonshire. Visit the
Family Support Link website for more information about their services.
- A service for adults who present an active or high risk to others, due to mental health problems or learning disabilities, and who may have had contact with the criminal justice system. Find out more about the
Frank Bruno Foundation
- A service that provides a safe environment, with the aim to improve mental wellbeing of participants facing or recovering from mental ill health. This programme has been developed for anyone over the age of 13 with a considered early assessment led intervention from 10 years old. Find out more about the
Frank Bruno Foundation.
Gender Identity Clinic
- One of 7 specialist clinics in England, which provides a service for people seeking support around their gender diversity and gender dysphoria. Find out more about the
Gender Identity Clinic service.
Happier Families Drop In
- A service for parents/carers of 5 to 16 year olds who need support, to explore strategies to improve relationships with your children, spend time with people in a similar situation or to offload. Drop in every Monday between 1pm to 3pm at the Lowdown for face to face support - 3 Kingswell Street, Northampton, NN1 1PP. Alternatively you can video call or phone in. Call 01604 634385 to book an appointment. Find out more about the
Happier Families Drop In service.
A friendly and welcoming place to meet other people with a shared interest in promoting happiness and wellbeing. These cafes are open to anyone. Visit the
Action for Happiness
website for more information on locations across Northamptonshire.
- A confidential support and advice service for children and young people under the age of 35, who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide. Call 0800 068 4141, text 07860 039967 or email
email@example.com open between 9am-12am everyday. Visit the
Papyrus website for more information about this service.
IAPT Talking Therapies
- This service is for people aged 17 and a half years and over across Northamptonshire, who are trying to get back on track, although they may feel stressed, anxious or low. Call 0300 999 1616 between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday or fill in an online form. Find out more about the
IAPT Talking Therapies service.
- A service for people of all ages with a learning disability (IQ below 70). This service supports people with learning disabilities and related health needs to lead happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives. Find out more about the
Learning Disabilities service.
Learning Disabilities - Inpatient Respite
An adult short break service, located at 1 Willow Close, Northampton, NN6 8JH, offering county wide service placements where feasible. It offers 6 beds and operates 24/7 for adults aged 18 years and above, who have learning disabilities and associated complex health needs. Call 01604 588657 to request a referral form. Find out more about the
Inpatient Respite service
LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline
A helpline for anyone who has experienced anti-LGBT+ violence, abuse or harassment, and needs a safe space to talk. Call 0207 704 2040 between 10am to 4pm on weekdays or email
HateCrime@galop.org.uk. Visit the Galop website for more information about this service.
- A service open for people when they're feeling suicidal, but currently unable to add anyone to the waitlist for a residential stay at this time. Find out more about
- A service offering 3 weekly befriending calls, providing emotional support and assistance with signposting information for ongoing support. Call 020 7263 7070 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for support between 10am to 6pm daily. Find out more about the
Maytree Support service.
Mental Health Navigators
- A mental health integrated hub, providing support in the community to help improve general wellbeing. This service is designed for people aged 18 years and over experiencing difficulties with their emotional wellbeing, living conditions and physical health. There is currently no availability for new referrals. Find out more about the
Mental Health Navigators.
- A talking therapy service available for people aged 18 years and above and living in Northamptonshire. The service involves a trained therapist listening and helping you find ways to deal with emotional issues. Sessions take place in a safe and confidential space. Call 0
- A service offering advice, support and information around mental health issues, including self-harm. Call 0300 123 3393 between 9am-6pm Monday to Fridays or email
email@example.com. Visit the
MIND website for more information and find out more about
MIND in Northamptonshire.
National Conversion Therapy Helpline
A helpline for anyone aged 13 years and over currently experiencing abuse aimed at changing, altering or 'curing' your LGBT+ identity, or think this will happen to you if you come out. If this has happened to you in the past and you are still struggling with it, you can also reach out. Call 0800 130 3335 between 10am to 4pm on weekdays or email
CThelp@galop.org.uk. Find out more about the
National Conversion Therapy Helpline.
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
- A helpline for LGBT+ people who have or are experiencing domestic abuse. This service is also for people supporting a survivor of domestic abuse, friends, families and those working with a survivor. Call 0800 999 5428 on weekdays or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more about the
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline.
NGAGE with Aquarius
- An early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 years in Northamptonshire. The service offers free and confidential information, education, advice and support in relation to drug and alcohol use. Visit the
Aquarius website for more information about this service.
Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service
- A non-judgemental, friendly and practical support service, offered to anyone affected by domestic abuse in Northamptonshire. Call the helpline on 0300 012 0154 open 24/7, send an email to
email@example.com or visit the
NDAS website for more information.
Northamptonshire Rape Crisis
- An independent charity that supports people who have been sexually abused, assaulted or raped. The team offer specialist, independent and confidential help and support for both men and women, also offering a women and girls only safe space. For more information about this service, visit the
Northamptonshire Rape Crisis website.
Older Adults Community Services
Older People's Inpatient Acute
- A NHS mental health specialist service designed to help serving personnel due to leave the military, reservists, armed forces veterans and their famililes. Find out about the range of support available for you and your family by
OUT THERE Family Swim
OUT THERE Parent and Carers Support Group
- A respectful, safe and online space for parents and carers of young people that identify as LGBTQ or parents and carers of young people who may be questioning and exploring their identity. Find out more about the
Parent and Carers Support Group service.
OUT THERE Plus Group
- A service running every Friday between 7pm to 9pm for any young person aged 18 to 25 years who identifies as LGBTQ+. The aim is to provide a safe and relaxing environment to explore identify and socialise with other LGBTQ people. For information on how to join, call 01604 634385 or 07585 737482 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more about the
Plus Group service.
Perinatal Mental Health
- A service that provides assessment and treatment for women who are experiencing or are at an increased risk of experiencing a severe mental health condition, during pregnancy and up to one year after birth. Pre-conception counselling is also available for women who have previously experienced severe mental illness and would like to plan a pregnancy. Call 01604 657735 between 9am and 5pm on Monday to Friday for advice. Find out more about the
Perinatal Mental Health service.
Planned Care and Recovery Treatment
- A service that works with service users with mental illness and their carers to develop assessments and plan of care to ensure their voice is at the centre of all that is provided. This service is for adults aged 18 years and over with a mental health illness. Find out more about the
Planned Care and Recovery Treatment service.
A service offering a range of educational courses and one-off workshops, which are designed to improve health by increasing knowledge and skills and promoting self-management. Courses are related to mental health, neurodevelopmental conditions and physical health. They are available for current NHFT service users, or for those who have accessed the service in the last 12 months, or for staff. Find out more about the
Recovery College service
Renew169 Wellbeing Cafe
- A wellbeing cafe that offers a safe space where it's ok not to be ok. Find the cafe at 169 Watling Street, Towcester, NN12 6BX, open Monday to Wednesday 10am to 3pm. Find out more on the
Renew169 facebook page.
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SARC (Serenity Sexual Assault Referral Centre)
A confidential service for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted, offering you and your family practical help and emotional support, including what you want to do next and support you in your choices. You don't need to be referred - it is up to you. Call 01604 601713 24/7 for urgent support and advice. Find out more about the
A free, confidential and anonymous text support service. Text 85258 if you are struggling to cope and need to talk, trained Shout Volunteers are here for you, day or night. Visit the GiveUsaShout website for more information about this service.
Side by Side
Specialist Nursing - Heart Failure Nurse
- A community heart failure team that supports and helps adults with heart failure to manage their condition at home. Find out more about the
Heart Failure Nurse service.
Specialist Nursing - Multiple Sclerosis
A service for anyone with a confirmed diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) and their families, living in the north of Northamptonshire. Anyone living in the south of Northamptonshire should contact their GP for services available to them. Find out more about the
Multiple Sclerosis service
Specialist Nursing - Parkinson's Disease
A service for anyone with a confirmed diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (PD) and their families, with a Northamptonshire GP. It provides support and symptom management countywide. Find out more about the
Parkinson's Disease service
Specialist Palliative Care
Spiritual Wellbeing - The Chaplaincy Service
A service with extensive training in spirituality, religion, mental health and counselling. The service is here for anyone who has a spiritual need, whether or not they belong to a faith group. It provides support in hospitals, care centres and in the community, for you, your carers and family. Find out more about the
Stronger Together Northamptonshire Hub
A service available for health and social care staff, to provide rapid access to assessment and local evidence based mental health services and support where needed. The hub offer is confidential, free of charge and open between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Call 01604 651100 or email
email@example.com. Find out more about
Substance to Solution
- A free and confidential support for adults experiencing difficulties with drugs and alcohol. This service listens to your needs and makes sure to tailor the support offered. Find out more about on the
Change Grow Live website.
- A service that works closely with Voice to provide non-judgemental specialist support to victims of domestic abuse. Call 01604 888211 between Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the
Voice Northants website for more information.
Support After Suicide
- We Mind and Kelly Matters offers an extensive range of support via telephone, virtual video and face to face. The service supports you, no matter when you were bereaved, where, how long since, or how you are connected to suicide. Visit the
WeMindandKellyMatters website to access the online referral form and for more information about the services available.
Supporting Independence Programme
- A free countywide service offering support for older people. This service is provided by Public Health Northamptonshire, helping you achieve a better quality of life. Visit the
Supporting Independence Programme page to find out more information.
- A safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing. The online service is available 24/7. To check your eligibility, visit the
University of Northampton Counselling and Mental Health Team
A team that provide free, confidential support to students in a safe place, who need help in managing their emotional and mental wellbeing. The services available include: counselling, mental health advice and drop in support during term-time. Email
email@example.com. Visit the
University website for more information about the services available.
Unplanned Intermediate Care Team
- A service that aims to give rapid assessment, treatment and support to patients who have had a recent decline in their physical health, who are at risk of admission to hospital. Find out more about the
Unplanned Intermediate Care Team.
Younger Persons with Dementia Team
A countywide service, providing specialist assessment, timely diagnosis, and support for adults under the age of 65 years with early-onset dementia. Find out more about the
Younger Persons with Dementia Team.