Mental Health Support

Information on mental health and how to get in touch with mental health services and support groups in Broxtowe.

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Anyone can suffer from a mental health problem, and people can and do recover from them.

Mental Health problems include but are not limited to:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Dementia

Broxtowe Borough Council is dedicated to supporting those struggling with their mental health and has set up a Mental Health Working Group to develop more ways to provide that support to its employees and its residents.


What to do if you’re struggling with your mental health

If you are concerned about your mental health, or you are worried about the mental health of a relative or someone you care for, the first thing to do is speak to your GP. They will help you decide what support is needed. 


Every Mind Matters

Public Health England recently launched its dedicated Mental Health page (Opens in a New Window) which has a wide range of practical support to help you manage your mental health.


The NHS website (Opens in a New Window) has a range of information and advice on mental health including tips for good mental health and links to organisations who can provide support.

Nottinghamshire Help Yourself

The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website (Opens in a New Window) provides information about useful support and organisations to help you.


NottAlone(Opens in a New Window) is a dedicated website providing information and support for young people’s mental health across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County. If you are aged under 25, are a parent or carer, or a professional who works with and supports young people, you can find information, advice and where to go to get help in Nottinghamshire.  NottAlone was designed by professionals, parents/carers and young people, to meet the needs of local people in Nottingham City and County. 

Mental Health Crisis

If you feel that you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk to someone urgently, call the mental health crisis line which is open 24 hours a day,  7 days a week, available to all ages, on Freephone 0808 196 3779

Alternatively, you may wish to visit one of the Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries. Call 0330 822 4100 from 4pm-11pm or visit 318 High Road, Chilwell, NG9 5EG between 6-11pm. Sanctuaries are for those 18 years and older.

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111 (Opens in New Window).

Mental health advice and help for young people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

If you are aged under 18 and need support with your emotional health and well-being , visit the NottAlone website (Opens in a New Window)

Be U Notts is able to provide early mental health and emotional wellbeing support for children and young people, and their parents / carers.

Be U Notts will accept self-referrals, parent / carer referrals, and health care, social care, education, and community referrals via:

Talking Therapies

NHS Nottinghamshire Talking Therapies provide a range of support to thousands of people to help them to improve their mood and find ways to manage. If you're ages 17 and a half years or over and registered with a GP in Nottingham, Bassetlaw, or Nottinghamshire they can help you find tools you need to get life back on track. 

Other support

List of recommended Support Organisations
Organisation Contact Description

Samaritans (Opens in a New Window)

Phone: 116 123


Provide support and someone to talk to.

Anxiety UK (Opens in a New Window)

Text: 07537 416 905

Phone: 03444 775 774


Information and support for sufferers.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (Opens in a New Window)

Phone: 01455 883 300


Details of counsellors and psychotherapists.

Eastwood Wellbeing Hub

Phone: 01773 768 363

Citizens Advice, Nottinghamshire Mind and Eastwood Volunteer Bureau are in partnership to provide support and free, confidential advice for people experiencing poor mental health.

Rethink (Opens in a New Window)

Phone: 0300 5000 927

Support for sufferers of severe mental illness and their carers.

Sane (Opens in a New Window)

Phone: 0300 304 7000


Out of hours helpline providing support and information.

Mind (Opens in a New Window)

Text: 86463

Phone: 0300 123 3393


Information and materials on depression and manic depression.