Mental Health

NHS Every Mind Matters


This is an NHS site covering mental health advice and support and it has an update for coronavirus:



Young Minds


Tips, advice and guidance on where you can get support for your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This site is a fantastic site designed for young people - and it has been updated for areas of concern during the pandemic including anxiety, eating disorders, OCD, low mood, self isolation and bereavement.



Action for Happiness

Action for happiness have lots of great resources to share and ideas for activities. They have just launched their April calendar- Active Coping, a really easy way to engage in positive behaviours.




Good Thinking . UK

Links to lots of apps, online, phone support etc regarding anxiety, feeling low, stressed, sleep issues. It shows pros and cons of different support.



Time to Change

Lots of resources for reducing mental health stigma. This page has information on wellbing and coronavirus and links to Mind & Rethink for further mental health support. 




Anxiety UK

Online and phone support and resources to help manage anxiety



The Calm Zone

Support for men's mental health - with phone and online support



IAPT mental health self-referral

You can self refer to our local counselling service if you feel you would benefit from this type of support.  You will need to complete an online application in order to process your self-referral.

Information about this service:

Please note that the referrals are processed between 9am and 5pm, and must not be used if you feel in crisis.

If you have urgent mental health needs, please contact your GP for an emergency appointment, call NHS 111, or visit A&E.

You can also call one of the following helpline numbers:

  • The Samaritans: 116 123
  • Saneline: 0300 304 7000
  • The Mental Health Helpline: 01438 843 322

We accept referrals from clients who are aged 16 years and over and registered with a GP in Hertfordshire.





Isabel Hospice - counselling support for bereaved families


Isabel Hospice can provide support to families bereaved through the coronavirus.



Music 24 - Music Therapy


Music 24 offer music therapy - please click on link to find out more:



New Leaf Recovery and Wellbeing College

Follow link for free educational courses to help you take control of your well-being