While I don’t offer an emergency service, I do hope that some of this information may be helpful.
For books, podcasts and other resources do scroll down.

Cathy Rowland IconEmergency Helplines:



24-hour helpline – 116 123.
SMS – text SHOUT to 85258

NHS sussex

Sussex Mental Healthline

0800 030 9500 24-hour helpline

Cathy Rowland IconOther Organisations:



A national charity with local branches. There is much useful information, sources of support on their website.

Young Minds

Young Minds

A mental health charity for young people.



A charity which seeks to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness.



A leading UK charity providing emotional support to those affected by mental illness.

Cathy Rowland IconInteresting Books:

These are highly readable best sellers which cover a wide range of subjects around mental health and general wellbeing.

The Compassionate Mind by Paul Gilbert. Published 2013 by Robinson.

How to be Human by Ruby Wax. Published 2018 by Penguin Life.

Why Has No one Told Me This Before? By Dr Julie Smith. Published 2022 by Penguin Random House UK

The Four Pillar Plan by Dr Rangan Chatterjee. Published 2018 by Penguine Random House UK

Cathy Rowland IconPodcasts:

How do you cope? Radio Five Live. Sensitive interviews with people in the public eye who have coped with extraordinary life events.