Woking Counselling Support Karen Mackey

Emergency Support
For urgent medical help call 999 or attend A&E
You can contact your local mental health Crisis Team, Surrey’s is 0800 915 4644
Samaritans: 24-hour freephone helpline 116 123 or text 07725 909090 or email: jo@samaritans.org

SHOUT: free 24-hour text service, for anyone in crisis, anytime anywhere. Text shout to 85258

Other Support

ADHD Foundation: https://www.adhdfoundation.org.uk/
ADDISS: http://www.addiss.co.uk/
The UK Adult ADHD Network: https://www.ukaan.org/
The UK ADHD Partnership: https://www.ukadhd.com/

Alcohol Abuse
For individuals:
Bottled Up: www.bottled-up.com
Catalyst: 01483 590150, https://www.catalystsupport.org.uk (Surrey based)

For families affected by alcohol or drugs
Adfam: https://adfam.org.uk/, 020 3817 9410
Al-Anon: https://al-anonuk.org.uk/, 0800 0086 811
Bottled Up: www.bottled-up.com

Armed Forces
Combat Stress: 24 hour helpline 0800 138 1619

National Autistic Society: https://www.autism.org.uk
Attwood and Garnett: https://attwoodandgarnettevents.com/ - Courses and some resources from Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett
Autism Understood: https://autismunderstood.co.uk
See also Asperkid's Secret Book of Social Rules, Jennifer Cook O'Toole:

If you are looking for support for your family or individual support for a child or adult with autism, I recommend https://www.mackeypsychology.co.uk
Ellen is a Clinical Psychologist with many years of experience supporting people with autism. As well as working for the NHS she sees people privately, both online and face-to-face, from rooms in Wheathampstead, (near St Albans, Hertfordshire).

Cruse Bereavement Care: free helpline 0808 808 1677
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death: https://www.sands.org.uk
Saying Goodbye - support for miscarriage and baby and infant loss https://www.sayinggoodbye.org/
The Miscarriage Association:Pregnancy Loss Information & Support https://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/

Carers UK: https://www.carersuk.org/ , 0808 808 7777 ( Mondays to Tuesdays 10-4pm)

Domestic Violence
Domestic abuse: https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk helpline 0808 2000 247
Refuge: https://refuge.org.uk
Your Sanctuary: https://www.yoursanctuary.org.uk (based in Woking). Helpline: 01483 776822- available 9am to 9pm 7 days per week. In an emergency call 999.

For Male Victims:
Respect: 0808 8010327
Refuge: Advice Line 0808 801 0327

For Perpetrators:
Respect: 0808 802 4040

Drug Abuse
Adfam: https://adfam.org.uk/, 020 3817 9410
Drugfam: https://www.drugfam.co.uk/, 0300 888 3853
Catalyst: 01483 590150, https://www.catalystsupport.org.uk (Surrey based)
Frank: 0300 1236600, https://www.talktofrank.com

Eating Disorders
Beat Eating Disorders: https://beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Gambling Addiction
Gamcare: https://www.gamcare.org.uk/

LGBT+: https://switchboard.lgbt
Lesbian and Gay Foundation: 0845 330 3030
Transgender Zone Forum: https://www.transgenderzone.com/

Learning Disabilities
Ellen is qualified to do Cognitive Assessments and work with people with learning disabilities. For her contact details, please see above under Autism.

Mental Wellbeing
Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/
Saneline: Out of hours mental health support line 0300 304 7000

Especially for Men
Campaign against living miserably (CALM): helpline 0800 585858, 5pm-midnight everyday

Rape and Sexual Abuse
Rape Crisis England and Wales: 24 hour helpline, everyday 0808 500 2222 Website: https://rapecrisis.org.uk/
RASASC Guildford: helpline Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7.30-9.30 01483 546400
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC): helpline 10-4pm Mon, Wed, Fri, 2-9pm Tue and Thurs – 0808 801 0331
Especially For Men
Survivors: Text 020 3322 1860 Monday – Sunday midday-8pm or chat on WhatsApp: 07491 816064

The BBC website is useful for information organizations offering support on a huge range of issues: https://www.bbc.co.uk/actionline

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