Local support servicesFree unless otherwise indicated.
- University of Plymouth Medical Centre
Provides general medical services for students at University of Plymouth. Out-of-hours GPs in Plymouth can be found by calling NHS 111; dial 111 from any phone.
- Plymouth Online directory
Offers information and advice about support services, activities and organisations for people who live in Plymouth.
- Plymouth Options
Plymouth Options is a city-wide service for adults in Plymouth with common problems such as anxiety and depression. Provide counselling, CBT. Self-refer or via GP.
- Plymouth Community Mental Health Teams
Supporting severe and/or enduring mental health problems.
- The Zone
Charity offering free, confidential support and information to young people. Anyone aged 16–25 years can drop into The Zone on any day of the week (Monday – Friday, 12pm – 5pm) to speak with one of the Youth Support Volunteers.
- Icebreak at the Zone
Icebreak provides a friendly and accessible service committed to supporting and empowering people aged 16–25 years who are experiencing emotional distress.
- Insight at the Zone
The Insight team is a free and confidential Early Intervention Service offering support to people aged 18–35 years who may be experiencing symptoms of early psychosis.
- Plymouth Mind Recovery College
Recovery College is for everyone, whether you experience mental health challenges, have contact with someone who does or are interested in the courses offered. All courses are designed to contribute towards wellbeing and recovery. This service makes a small charge for courses.
- Harbour Centre
Harbour helps anyone, including family and friends, affected by the misuse of drugs and alcohol by providing information, education, assessment and care co-ordination.
- Twelves Company
Twelves Company is a registered charity and the lead agency for the Plymouth Sexual Assault Referral Centre. They provide support to men, women, children and young people who have been affected by rape and serious sexual assault.
Relationship counselling. Sex therapy. Family counselling. This service charges on a sliding scale.
- Eating Disorder Support
Psycho-education, information, individual and group therapy for those suffering from eating disorders.
- Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care can support you after the death of someone close and if someone you know has died and you need to talk.
- The Bereavement Counselling Service
Offers specialist bereavement counselling in response to complicated grief.
- Operation Emotion
Plymouth-based voluntary organisation that operates, encourages and develops services for adult male survivors of sexual abuse.
Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
- Rethink Mental Illness
Structured and goal-focused to support people to become more involved in social, leisure, educational, training, volunteering and employment opportunities.
- Advice Plymouth
The new partnership between Plymouth Citizens Advice Bureau, Plymouth Guild, Routeways and Age UK Plymouth.
- Simply Counselling
Simply Counselling is a community interest company that provides counselling to individuals, couples, carers and families in the Plymouth area. This service charges on a sliding scale.
Counselling service offered by registered Christian caring agency with a Christian ethos committed to providing an inclusive service to those who seek help, whether they be of another faith or of no faith at all.