Additional Resources

Emotional Support

Debt Advice

Relationship Stresses

Self-harm Prevention

Suicidal Thoughts


Mental Wellbeing Online Resources

Emotional Support

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK's helpline provides friendly support and guidance on how to deal with anxiety, discuss techniques for immediate short-term relief of anxiety symptoms through to helping you find the right path of action for more long-term support. Call 0344 477 5774.


CALM (Campaign against living miserably) is for men who need support. Call 0800 58 58 58, 5pm to midnight.


  • Call the LGBTQ community helpline on 0300 330 0630.
  • Call Mind Out on 01273 234 839.

SANE line

SANE line is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance, and information to anyone affected by mental illness every day of the year. Call 0300 304 7000, 4.30pm to 10.30pm, or leave a message on 07984 967 708 giving your first name and a contact number, You can also email the SANE line.

Survivors Trust

The Survivors Trust is a free, national helpline 7 days a week for people aged 16 or older who are survivors of rape or sexual abuse and violence 0808 801 0818.


Debt Advice

Breathing Space debt respite scheme

The scheme freezes payment demands and legal action by creditors while you get free debt advice. Call 0800 138 1111.

Citizens Advice Cornwall

Call 0344 411 1444.

Step to change charity

Call 0800 138 111 for free debt advice

Relationship Stresses


CLEAR is a Cornwall based charity for people of all ages and all genders impacted by abuse, sexual abuse, rape and other forms of emotional trauma. Providing person-centred counselling, trauma focussed therapy and group activity. Call 01872 261 147.

First Light

First Light provides specialist support to male and female, adult and children who have been impacted by sexual violence and domestic abuse in Devon and Cornwall. Call 0345 812 1212.


Call 0300 003 0396 or find your nearest local Relate centre.

Safer Futures recovery pathways

Safer Futures provides advice, support, recovery and behaviour change programmes for people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. 0300 777 4777.

Susie Project Cornwall

Offers support to men and women who have experienced domestic abuse and are no longer with their abuser. The project aims to help people in Cornwall regain their confidence, self-esteem and realise their ambitions for the future. Call 01209 699 241.


Free confidential counselling and outreach for people who have experienced any form of domestic abuse or family violence. Call 07815 136 743 or visit the WAVES Counselling Project website for more information.

Women's Centre Cornwall

Women's Centre Cornwall offers face-to-face support in mid, east and north Cornwall but also provide an outreach providing face-to-face support to women and girls who have experienced any form of sexual or domestic violence or abuse. Call 01208 76 466.

Self-harm Prevention

Battle Scars

Calm Harm App: Uses dialectical behaviour therapy based principles to resist or manage the urge to self harm.

Life Signs

Self Injury Support Network: Web chat for women and girls. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7pm to 9.30pm

Self-Harm UK: Support for young people who self-harm

Suicidal Thoughts

Andy's Man Club

Provides talking groups for men all over the UK encouraging conversations about mental health on Facebook, Twitter and local meet groups, Find your nearest Andy's Man Club group – unfortunately no local groups on Isles of Scilly, however all online support is still accessible.

Apps to help with suicidal thoughts

distrACT app

The distrACT app gives you easy, quick and discreet access to information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

Stay Alive app

This app is full of resources, info and tools to help stay safe in a crisis. Visit the Prevent Suicide website to find out more.


Papyrus is for people under 35 experiencing suicidal thoughts. Call 0800 068 4141.


Call 116 123.

Shout 24/7 text service

If you are struggling to cope and need immediate help text SHOUT to 85258.

Staying Safe

If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are supporting someone else, the Staying Safe website provides information on how to make a safety plan, video tutorials and online templates to guide you through the process.


Cornwall Bereavement Network

The Cornwall Bereavement Network website has a comprehensive directory of a wide range of bereavement support and services.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care supports people after the death of someone close, local individual and group support. Call 0808 808 1677.

Mental Wellbeing Online Resources

Centre for Clinical Interventions

Centre for Clinical Interventions provides self-help guides and workbooks based on CBT.

Clear Fear

Clear Fear is an app that helps you to learn to reduce they physical responses to threat as well as challenging thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions.

Living life to the full

Free online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) course plus a wide range of other free recourses. Register for a free session CBT course.


The MIND website has a wealth of online resources, information and training materials to support your mental health.

Self-help anxiety management (SAM)

SAM is an app that can help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour.


Woebot uses tools from CBT to think through situations to reduce stress and challenges. This includes depression, anxiety, relationship problems, procrastination, loneliness, grief, pain management and more.

Free and NHS accredited apps

Search your phone's app store for:

  • Breathe
  • CBTI coach
  • Daylight cognitive therapy
  • Headspace
  • PTSD coach
  • Sleepio
  • Smiling Mind
  • Stop Breathe Think


  • Overcoming depression: A self help guide using CBT by Paul Gilbert

YouTube videos

Search for Breathing and relaxation', ‘Progressive muscle relaxation’ or 'Guided meditations for relaxation and improved sleep'.