Depression, Anxiety & Stress

Black Country Emotional Support Helpline

This service offers support to people aged 16 and over. They provide emotional support to callers who are in distress, in need for reassurance or when people just need to be listened to. They also support in aiding people to identify coping mechanisms so that they will be able to manage any difficult experiences. You can contact this services on 0808 802 2288. Opening times are Monday to Friday 18:00 – 03:00 and Saturday and Sunday 14:00 – 03:00.

Telephone: 0808 802 2288



Here4Youth is an integrated service supporting young people to be healthy, safe and happy. They offer free individual support by listening to the choices that are important to you.

Telephone: 0138 424 1440

Website: Cranstoun: Here4YOUth Dudley


Lighthouse Counselling offers help and support to the residents of the Dudley and surrounding Boroughs. Lighthouse Counselling is run by a number of compassionate, professional and experienced volunteer counsellors, support workers and staff. The aim is to help people overcome difficulties and work through the issues that affect them.



Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927




Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123



Talking Therapies

Bettertogether’s talking therapies services offer a variety of treatments to individuals experiencing common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, low mood and stress. These aim to help you on your way to recovery.

Telephone: 0345 146 1800

Website: Talking Therapies Services

Victim Support Services

This information is intended to help sign post people to groups available locally by other providers. Victim Support is there to help all victims and witnesses of crime right across England and Wales. Their services are free of charge and confidential.

Website: Better Together: Victim Support Services


This service is a free NHS app designed to help you deal with any stress, anxiety and depression you are experiencing. The app includes advice, tips and tools which help improve mental health and wellbeing. It can be downloaded for free either on the App Store or Google Play.


Dudley Talking Therapy Service

This service provides support for individuals aged 16 or over (school leavers) who are experiencing common mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, low mood, panic or phobias. People with long term physical health conditions also receive treatment with this service to help manage their mental health and wellbeing.



This service provides support for individual’s aged 11-18. Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well being platform for children and young people which is accessible through mobile phones, tablets and computers. Kooth is also a free service and may be accessed at any time.



Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393


Safe & Sound Dudley

Safe and Sound is a partnership made up of public sector and voluntary organisations covering Dudley borough. By actively working together it aims to address community concerns around crime, disorder, Anti-Social Behavior and substance misuse.

Website: Safe & Sound Mental Health Help Hub



This service offers online support as it offers secure, immediate access to CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) programmes, tailored to individual’s specific needs. This service is flexible as you can access it from your computer, table or mobile phone. It is easy to use and makes your experience interesting as it uses interactive tools and activities. This services also means you do not require face to face support.


The Arts of Change

The AoC provide counselling and therapy to individuals, couples, families, community groups and organisations of all ages in Dudley and Sandwell.

Telephone: 01384 211168



Veterans Gateway

Use our Self Help resources to find information and advice or contact our advisors for support by phone or email.