Useful Links

Below you will find a number of resources that may be useful.

Please note, Making Changes is not responsible for the content of external websites.

NHS 111 Service

NHS 111 is a new service that’s being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Read more at the NHS 111 website


The Samaritans support anyone in distress, around the clock, through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Their service can help people before it’s too late.

Find out more on the Samaritans website

PAPYRUS - Prevention of young suicide

Every year over 1600 young people take their own lives in the UK. Many thousands more contemplate suicide; many harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling.

PAPYRUS exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide.

PAPYRUS draws from the experience of many who have been touched personally by young suicide across the UK and speak on their behalf in their campaigns and in their endeavours to save young lives.

Find out more on the PAPYRUS website

Mind, the mental health charity

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

More information is available on the Mind website

BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Vision – to safeguard the value of human relationships through

Mission – being the leading body and voice for talking therapies

Value – with our core values and the Ethical Framework at the heart of all we do

Our objectives
BACP is established:

i. to promote and provide education and training for counsellors and/or psychotherapists working in either professional or voluntary settings, whether full or part time with a view to raising the standards of counselling and/or psychotherapy for the benefit of the community and in particular for those who are the recipients of counselling and/or psychotherapy; and

ii. to advance the education of the public in the part that counselling and/or psychotherapy can play generally and in particular to meet the needs of those members of society where development and participation in society is impaired by mental, physical or social handicap or disability.

To read more on the BACP, visit their website

Counselling with Making Changes

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