Mental Wellbeing

Services in Leicestershire

National Mental Health Services

Alongside visiting your local GP, there are also a wide range of national mental health charities and organisations who can offer support for pregnant and/ or post natal women. These include:

  • NHS Every Mind Matters. There are some useful apps and information if you are caring for someone with mental health.
  • Anxiety UK supports those who are living with anxiety. Call 03444 775 774.
  • Family Lives provides information for parents and children. Call 0808 800 2222.
  • Mind Charity provides information and signposting. Call 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am- 6pm) or text 86463. They also have a sister website Elefriends.
  • No Panic provides programmes and supports those with anxiety. Call 0844 967 4848.
  • NSPCC supports your during pregnancy and post birth. Call 0808 800 5000 or email
  • Rethink Mental Illness advice service, Monday- Friday, 9.30am- 4pm. Call 0300 5000 927.
  • Samaritans. Call 116 123 for free 27/4 or email for a response within 24 hours.
  • SANEline supports those affected by mental health as well as their families, 4.30pm- 10.30pm every day of the year. Call 0300 304 7000.
  • The Association for Post Natal Illness. Call 020 7386 0868.
  • PANDAS Foundation provides information and support for anyone experiencing perinatal mental health
  • Open PAWS provides perinatal anxiety support through tools and techniques.
  • Turning Point Crisis Support. Call 0808 800 3302