Rethink Head Office
5th Floor Royal, London House
22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX
Tel: 0845 456 0455 (general enquiries)
National Advice line: 0208 974 68 14 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am to 3pm; Tuesday & Thursday 10am to 1pm)
Rethink works to help everyone affected by mental illness recover a better quality of life by providing information, advice and advocacy services. The website has useful sections on employment, money, benefits and legal rights too.
Network 79 Lever Street. Manchester M1 1FL
Tel: 0845 122 8641
Offers information and support to people who hear voices as well as friends, relatives and carers.
PO Box 9090 Stirling FK8 2SA
Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (24 Hours)
Deaf or hard of hearing: 08457 90 91 92
Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The service is available 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
1st Floor Cityside House, 40 Adler Street, London, E1 1EE
Tel: 0845 767 8000 (6pm to 11pm every day)
SANE offer emotional support and information to those experiencing mental health problems, their families and carers. They provide information on illnesses and sypmtoms, local and national mental health services, treatments and therapies.
Tel: 0845 4647
NHS Direct delivers telephone and e-health information services day and night direct to the public.
Useful books & resources
Morrison A, Renton J, French P & Bentall R (2008).
Think You're Crazy? Think Again: A Resource Book for Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis. Routledge.
Freeman D, Freeman J & Garety P. (2006).
Overcoming Paranoid and Suspicious Thoughts. Robinson.