The Rethink Mental Illness advice and information service offers practical help on a wide range of topics such as The Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, and carers rights. We also offer general information on living with mental illness, medication and care.

How to contact us

Our advice and information telephone service is open from 1pm to 4pm, and our webchat service is open from 9:30am – 4pm Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays. Outside of these hours, please use the contact email below.

Looking for information about money, debt or benefits?

Why not visit our Mental Health & Money Advice Service?

Mental Health Crisis
Breathing Space

If you would like to speak to a member of staff regarding Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space, please call 0808 801 0745.

Are you trying to find a local service?

If you would like to learn more about what is in your area then Hub of Hope of a national database of mental health services that you can search by using your postcode.

Visit the Hub of Hope site now


Are you currently in a crisis or know someone who is? Please check our crisis support pages to find out which organisations can provide the most appropriate support depending on your circumstances.

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