Here is a list of people and organisations who can help.

Mental Health Crisis Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes

24 hours a day, seven days a week urgent help or support for a mental health problem.
Tel: 111: Milton Keynes / 111 Option 2: Bedfordshire, Luton | Website:

If you feel yourself or others are at imminent risk of physical harm or you have harmed yourself or someone else, or are worried that you might, please call. Call the Emergency Services on 999.

Mind BLMK Crisis Café

Mental health crisis support and help in a safe, calm and relaxed atmosphere. Self-referral.
Tel: (01525) 722 225 | Website:

17.00 – 23.00, 365 days a year


Shout Crisis Text Line

To start a conversation, text the word 'Shout' to 85258. If you're feeling low, anxious, worried, lonely, overwhelmed, suicidal or not quite yourself, we are here for you.
Tel: 85258 | Website:

Mind BLMK Suicide Prevention Pathways Service

The Suicide Prevention Pathway Service aims to provide support for individuals who have mental health/wellbeing needs and may have accessed medical, clinical or emergency services. Individuals will not be at immediate risk of suicide but may need support to improve their mental health and wellbeing.
Tel: 01525 203 778 | Website:



Offers a number of activities from their Wellbeing Centre and local venues.
Tel: 0300 330 0648 | Website:

Every Mind Matters

Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

The Samaritans

Free helpline for those who want to speak to somebody  
Tel: 116 123 | Website:

24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


CALM is for men in the UK who need to talk
Tel: 0800 58 58 58 | Website:

5pm - midnight, 365 days a year.

Men's Advice Line

Helpline for male victims of domestic abuse.
Tel: 0808 801 0327 | Website:

Switchboard LGBT+

Provides a one-stop listening service for LGBT+ people on the phone, by email and through instant messaging.
Tel: 0300 330 0630 | Website:

Money Advice Service

Tel: 0800 138 7777 | Website:

National Debt Line

Tel: 0808 808 4000 | Website:

The Farming Community Network

Supports farmers and families within the farming community through difficult times.
Tel: 0300 111 999 | Website:

BLMK Keeping Well Service

Wellbeing and psychological support for workers in health and care across BLMK.
Tel: 01908 724227 | Website:

Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes National Problem Gambling Clinic

Problem gambling? In debt? Out of control? Feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed or stressed. 
Tel: 020 7381 7722 / 080 8802 0133 | Website:


(Mon-Fri 09.00 – 17.00. Leave a contact number, they will get back to you within 72 hours.)


Relate Bedfordshire and Luton

Tel: 01243 356350 | Website:

Bedfordshire Wellbeing service

Offer a range of confidential talking therapies and specialist support
Tel: 01234 880 400 | Website:

Men in Sheds Bedford

Our aim is to keep men active and healthy by getting them out of the house and meeting people, making friends, and doing stuff. Have fun working with others in pursuing their hobbies and practical interests.
Tel: 07592 483336 | Website:

Carers in Bedfordshire

Support for carers.
Tel: 0300 111 1919 | Website:

Cruse Bereavement Care – Bedfordshire

Support, advice and information when someone dies.
Tel: 0808 808 1677 | Website:

Path to Recovery (P2R) Bedfordshire

Drug and alcohol advice, treatment and support to the individual or whole family. 
Tel: 0333 332 4019 | Website:


Mid Bedfordshire Citizens Advice

Tel: 01767 601 368 OR 01525 402 742 | Website:

Citizens Advice Bedford

Tel: 01234 867944 | Website:

Bedfordshire & Luton Recovery College

Face-to-face courses and workshops which focus on mental health well-being and recovery.
Tel: Bedfordshire: 01234 263621 / Luton: 01582 708917 | Website:



Total Wellbeing Luton

Supports people living in Luton who want to improve their physical and emotional health.
Tel: 0300 555 4152 | Website:

Luton Community Chaplaincy

Pastoral and spiritual support for those of all faiths and none
Tel: 07557 686218 | Website:


Alcohol and Drugs; Support to cut down or stop.
Tel: 0800 054603 | Website:

9.30 am - 5pm weekdays

Luton Citizens Advice

Tel: 0808 278 7847 | Website:

Milton Keynes


A programme of free courses delivered by Adult Education aimed at supporting adults (19 +) who may dealing with low mood, anxiety or sleeping difficulties. 
Tel: 01908 252083 | Website:


Milton Keynes Talking Therapies

NHS talking therapies for common mental health problems like stress, anxiety and depression. Self-referral or talk to your GP.
Tel: 01908 725099 | Website:

Relate MK

Relationship support and counselling
Tel: 01908 310 010 | Website:

Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm (9.00am – 3.00pm Friday)

Carers MK

Support for carers.
Tel: 01908 231703 | Website:

Gamblers anonymous MK

A fellowship of people who have joined together to do  something about their gambling problem and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.
Tel: 0330 094 0322 | Website:


Tues 19.30 -21.30.

Addiction Recovery Community (ARC) Milton Keynes

ARC Milton Keynes helps people break a cycle of addiction to substances such as heroin, cocaine, and new psychoactive substance as well as long term alcohol or gambling addictions.
Tel: 0190850730 | Website:


Milton Keynes Citizens Advice

Tel: 0808 278 7991 | Website: