Mental Health:

First Response

Livewell Southwest’s First Response Service is a 24/7 crisis line providing advice, support and signposting for people experiencing mental health difficulties.

If you feel worried about your mental health or that of a loved one or a friend, you can call the crisis line on 0800 923 9323.

The Zone- The zone

The Zone mental health support page

Devon Mind– Your local centre of excellence for mental health advice, information and support for all sections of the community in Plymouth (Devon).

Young Minds: Well-being and mental health– Fighting for young people’s mental health. We are leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.

NHS Depression and Anxiety Service – The NHS provide a service across Devon and offer a range of different types of treatments and therapies for people experiencing problems with low mood/depression, anxiety or stress. Anxiety and depression are things we all likely to experience at some point. If you are, then you’re not alone. It is estimated that one in four of the adult population will suffer from anxiety and depression at some point in their lives. There is support available to you to help you overcome your difficulties. This service is a free, confidential NHS service for people aged 18+.

Kooth – Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people 

Online counselling support

XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults. Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet, desktop, and free at the point of use.

Qwell Counselling

Alongside you when you need us

Free, safe and anonymous mental wellbeing support for adults across the UK

Call the Samaritans on 116 123

Head Space– offers an out-of-hours service for people who consider they are approaching a mental health crisis. The service aims to provide a non-clinical setting with access to peer support.

Plymouth Options-offer support to manage depression, anxiety, stress and life pressures.

NHS Choices Moodzone is there to help with whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional difficulties of life.

Mindfulness -can offer a way to understand yourself better and help you to enjoy our life more.

Silvercloud– an online CBT therapy service by Livewell Plymouth, with modules to help with anxiety and depression.

CALM -run a free and confidential helpline and web chat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for males who needs to talk about life’s problems.


Mental health for parents/carers/relatives