Mental Health

If you need help URGENTLY, please contact the practice when we are open, ring 111 when we are closed or go to the nearest Accident and Emergency Department where a “RAID” mental health team can help you.

The link below takes you to Forward Thinking Birmingham’s urgent help service

https://www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk/get-help-urgently

Samaritans also offer immediate help 24/7 -call them on 116 123 or follow this link

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us

You may be visiting this page at the suggestion of one of our Practice Team or simply looking for resources to help yourself.

We have listed the various organisations which can help or offer advice. Some are specific to students and other resources depend on your age.

You are welcome to make an appointment to discuss your symptoms or concerns with any of our doctors especially if the resources below are not of help to you.

(If you click on any of the NHS links below and need to return to the UMP page, you should click on the tab labelled University Medical Practice at the top of your screen.)

For students of any age

The University offers a variety of services which you can find out more by clicking this link

https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/as/studentservices/counselling/index.aspx

The University has a series of very helpful self-help guides on Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders and other problems. You can access them by clicking on the link below

 http://www.selfhelpguides.ntw.nhs.uk/birmingham/

For anyone up to and including the age of 25

Forward Thinking Birmingham is the City’s Mental Health Partnership which offers a wide range of services which are detailed on their website [link below] or by dropping into The Pause , 21 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6BH

https://www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk/

For anyone aged over 18

Birmingham Healthy Minds provides a variety of services including talking therapies. You can find out more by calling them on 0121 301 2525 Monday to Friday 9.30 to 4.30 or following this link:

http://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services/birmingham-healthy-minds/

They also offer a Walk- In Service at Katie Road Health Centre , Katie Road, Selly Oak B29 6JG on Monday between 10 and 11 am to speak to someone about arranging a talking therapy