If you need to talk to someone urgently:
- The Samaritans of Solihull
- freephone 116 123
- email: email@example.com
- NHS 111 - call 111
Talking it all through
There are times in all of our lives when things can seem to be running away from us. Often, these will be as a result of day to day affairs which we can cope with. If you need a little more help though, there is help available.
For face to face help with issues such as debt, housing and accommodation or other social care issues you can visit the Community Information and Advice Hubs in North and South Solihull.
Getting out and about
If you feel lonely or bored and want help finding meaningful activities, The Solihull Directory may have details of organisations in your area that interest you.
Your GP can also refer you to the Health Exchange which has its own directory of community activities available in the borough.
Solihull Mind provides a number of services for people requiring emotional support, including:
- a seven day a week drop in service for anyone struggling with mental health issues, with lunch available for a small charge on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
- a women only drop in on a Friday afternoon between 1.00pm and 3.00pm
- a support group for women experiencing domestic violence
You can contact Solihull Mind by:
- visiting the www.solihullmind.org.uk website
- emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- calling 0121 742 4941
Counselling and psychological services
In Solihull, therapies are provided by the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) service.
You can be referred to IAPT by your GP or refer yourself by:
- calling 024 7667 1090 (Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 4.30pm)
- visiting www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk/iapt
The Solihull Directory also has a number of local counselling services.