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COVID-19 - Counselling and Emotional Support - Caring For Plymouth

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Updated 12 October 2022



Citywide

 

Age UK Plymouth

A shop 'n' drop service for older people plus a phone friends welfare call to those isolated. Demand for these services is high, but can be accessed by telephone (9am-5pm) or by email.

Website

Email

Phone

ageuk.org.uk/plymouth 

enquiries@ageukplymouth.org.uk

01752 253980 / 256020


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Andy's Man Club

Andy's Man Club is peer to peer support for any man over 18. The group meets every Monday evening from 7pm (except bank holidays). 

Website

Facebook

Email

andysmanclub.co.uk

facebook.com/andysmanclub/

info@andysmanclub.co.uk


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British Red Cross

A specialist service for those people who have suffered a traumatic bereavement or who are suffering with complex grief.

Website

Email

Phone

redcross.org.uk/lonely

connectplymouth@redcross.org

01752 831617


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CALM Helpline

Confidential, anonymous and free support, information and signposting to men anywhere in the UK.

Website

Phone

thecalmzone.net/

0800 58 58 58


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Devon Mind

If you are feeling anxious and concerned at this time you can speak to one of our team by telephone or email. 

Website

Email

Phone

devonmind.com

admin@devonmind.com

01752 512280 


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Hamoaze House

Support for people whose lives are affected by substance use.  

Website

Email

Phone

hamoazehouse.org.uk

office@hamoazehouse.org.uk

01752 566100 


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Harbour Plymouth

Harbour offer harm reduction advice, treatment and support around a range of substance misuse issues and problems.  

Website

Facebook

Email

Phone

harbour.org.uk

facebook.com/harbourcharity/

harbourcentre@harbour.org.uk

01752 434343


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Head Space Plymouth- Colebrook

Help and support for people approaching a mental health crisis. Call  07890 257614 between 6 and 10pm each evening.

Website

Email

Phone

colebrooksw.org/head-space/

headspace@colebrooksw.org

07890 257614 


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Jeremiah's Journey

free support to children, young people and their parents/carers who have or are about to experience the death of someone special. Call 01752 424348 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12 noon - 1 pm.

Website

Phone

jeremiahsjourney.org.uk

 01752 424348 


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Livewell South west- Plymouth Options

Plymouth Options are able to provide support via telephone appointment, video consultation or an offer of computerised CBT. Due to COVID-19 we are not able to offer face to face appointments at this time. Make a referral online or email plymouthoptions@nhs.net. If you are not able to refer in this way we can accept referrals via our phone line on 01752 435419 but there may be a delay due to our limited admin resource.

Website

livewellsouthwest.co.uk/plymouth-options


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Macmillan Cancer Support

Support, guidance and information Any pre-booked appointments will now be taking place over the phone; counselling appointment via this method where possible.

Website

Phone

plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk/mustard-tree

01752 430060 


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Marbles Lost and Found

A general mental health information hub produced by a Plymouth mental health service user who by sharing their journey hopes to help others. Lots of helpful local information and links.  

Website

marbleslostandfound.co.uk/home


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Memory Matters

Telephone support for people in Plymouth and Cornwall living with dementia. 

Website

Email

Phone

memorymatterssw.co.uk/

hello@memorymatterssw.co.uk

01752 243333


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Moments Café and Memory Matters Dementia Hub

Support is now available via the telephone only (Monday to Friday).

Website

Email

Phone

moments-cafe.com

momenst@memorymatters.org.uk

01752 219810 / 01752 243333


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Relate Plymouth

We are now offering face to face sessions and we are working in a COVID safe  environment.

Website

Email

Phone

www.relateplymouth.co.uk

relateplymouth@googlemail.com

01752 213131 / 0752 2288 426


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SALT (Sexual Abuse Listening Therapy) South West

Listening therapy for female adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Some support also available for close partners/supporters of survivors.

Email

Phone

email@saltsouthwest.co.uk

01752 600599 


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Samaritans of Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon

A webcam counselling service from week beginning Monday 30th March, for individuals and couples, available on the website.

Website

Phone

samaritans.org

 01752 116123 


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Simply Counselling

Counselling service for individuals and families affected by domestic abuse.

Email

Phone

simplycounsellingcic@gmail.com

01752 560900 / 07568323363


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Sunflower Women's Centre

For women with support needs, including mental health. Will remain open for those who are experiencing a decline in their mental health and wellbeing who need emergency non-medical support, particularly linked to domestic abuse.  

Email

Phone

office@trevihouse.org

01752 977614


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National Helplines

 

Age UK National Advice line

Services for anyone over 50. National Advice line 0800 055 6112 open every day 8am-7pm. 'Call in Time' telephone befriending service via the website.

Website

Phone

ageuk.org.uk/services/befriending-services/sign-up-for-telephone-befriending/  

0800 055 6112


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Alcoholics Anonymous

AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help. For all the latest updates from AA, including how to find AA meetings online and advice surrounding the current situation, please go to the weblink below

Website

Email

Phone

alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/Members/Coronavirus-News

help@aamail.org

0800 9177 650 


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Alzheimer's Society

Dementia Connect Support Line for people affected by dementia during the pandemic.

Phone

0333 150 3456


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Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Support for men. Telephone helpline is open 5pm to midnight each day. Webchat also available 5pm to midnight each day (accessed via the website). 

Website

Phone

thecalmzone.net/2020/03/a-little-help-to-get-you-through-these-weird-times/

0800 58 58 58


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CRUSE Bereavement Care National Helpline

Free and confidential one-to-one support for bereaved people, friendship support groups. Call the national helpline for one-off support. Lines open 9:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and 9:30am to 8pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Website

Phone

cruse.org.uk/coronavirus/cruse-services

0808 808 1677


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FRANK

Free and confidential one-to-one support for bereaved people, friendship support groups. Call the national helpline for one-off support. Lines open 9:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and 9:30am to 8pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Website

Phone

talktofrank.com/contact-frank

0300 1236600


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National Self Harm Network

Provides crisis support, information and resources, advice, discussions and distractions. Closely monitored, available 24/7 

Website

nshn.co.uk/

 


Respect Phoneline

A team of friendly Advisors who will listen without judgment and offer you honest advice to help stop use of violent and abusive behaviours. The phone line is open Monday to Friday and webchat can be accessed via the website.

Website

Email

Phone

respectphoneline.org.uk/

info@respectphoneline.org.uk

0808 802 4040

 


Shout 

Text 'Shout' to 85258 and a trained Crisis Volunteer (CV) will be available to chat. Designed to help individuals to think more clearly and to take their next steps to feeling better.

Text

85258

 


Silverline

Free and confidential one-to-one support for bereaved people, friendship support groups. Call the national helpline for one-off support. Lines open 9:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and 9:30am to 8pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Website

Phone

thesilverline.org.uk

0800 4 70 80 90


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Latest COVID-19 guidance

For the latest COVID-19 guidance and information, please view the GOV.UK website.

If you need medical help, go to NHS 111 online.

Read the latest Government COVID-19 guidance


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