There are many services available locally and nationally which can offer you support or information. They can also give you advice on specific concerns or mental health issues.
Below is a small selection which might be useful. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to use our feedback form and let us know.
New Dawn Suffolk advice for women, men, young people on domestic abuse and those experiencing forced marriage
Lighthouse Women’s Aid Support for women, young people and children experiencing domestic abuse in their personal or family relationships
Survivors in Transition Support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
Suffolk Rape Crisis Support for women and girls aged over 14 who have experienced any form of sexual violence, at any point in their lives
Turning Point National and local Alcohol and drug misuse information and support
BEAT National Eating disorder charity providing support and information, including helplines and online chat
Suffolk InfoLink To search for local support, groups, activities and wellbeing and mental health information
Suffolk Libraries Regular activities and events held in libraries, including for families and children, older adults and wellbeing
Support Groups Suffolk Mind promote and hold regular support and peer groups, to support mental health and wellbeing
CALM A national campaign against male suicide, including helplines, webchat and information
Age UK Services for older adults including a help line, befriending and local support services
WAVES A Suffolk Mind service for those living with personality disorders, and people with complex emotional needs, providing support and access to groups.
Suffolk Night Owls A telephone, email and text service run by Suffolk Mind for anyone who needs emotional support including those with complex emotional needs.
Citizen’s advice can offer practical advice and support for benefits, housing, family, legal issues and health
Suffolk Lives Matter Sufolk’s suicide prevention strategy, information about suicidal warning signs, advice and further contacts for help and support
Hope after Suicide Loss Support for those bereaved by suicide
Papyrus National charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide
Suffolk Young People’s health project (4YP) – Information, support and drop-ins for young people in Suffolk
Young Minds National charity for children and young people, providing information and links to other helplines and support
The Source Information, advice and support for young people, including an online chat
Children & Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub Information and advice for children, young people and parents or carers who are experiencing mental health issues. Including a referral form if you are concerned about or child or young person’s mental health