West Berkshire Council

Mental Health: Sources of Help and Support

Links to support groups and services that can give you help and support

MIND are a good place to start.  They provide general guidance about available support and servicesinformation about legal rights, and information about types of mental health problems, amongst other things. Download this handy leaflet pdf icon Emotional Wellbeing West Berkshire - Guide to Local Mental Health Services Z card [3Mb] listing useful information and contact details.

If you have been diagnosed with a mental illness, or think that you might have one

You can use the information below to find support groups and services that can give you help and support:


If you care for someone with a mental health illness

If you feel that you need help and support, listed below are some services that can help:


The West Berkshire Directory

The West Berkshire Directory Mental Health Services provides links to POhWER advocacy services, The Samaritans (Newbury), Health Talk Homepage and many other charities and organisations related to mental health based in West Berkshire.


Other charities

There are various other charities that can provide information and guidance about mental health, some are listed below:

  • SANE - offers emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness
  • Calmzone - support for men need to talk or find information and support about mental illness
  • Young Minds - support for children and young people with a mental health illness