Nutrition

Mental Health Helplines

Remember, it’s alright not to feel alright sometimes. If you need to talk, here are some free contacts you can get in touch with:

 

In an emergency, call 999 or go to your local A&E.

Call 111 if you need help but aren’t in immediate danger, or contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment.

 

Shout

A 24/7 crisis text line.

Text SHOUT to 85258

 

Samaritans

Offering confidential support for anyone with feelings of distress or despair.

Phone number: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

 

Anxiety UK

Providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with anxiety.

Phone number: 03444 775 774

 

Beat

The UK’s eating disorder charity.

Phone number: 0808 801 0677 (adults) or 0808 801 0711 (for under-18s)

 

Relate

Provides relationship support for anyone struggling with their relationships.

Website: www.relate.org.uk

 

Men’s Health Forum

Stress support for men by text, chat and email.

Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

 

No Panic

Offering support for those who suffer with panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Phone number: 0844 967 4848

 

Can’t find what you need here?

There are lots of helplines and websites dedicated to support people with mental health issues. Take a look at these lists:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/crisis-contacts/

 

 

Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you’re concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.



Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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