To find out more about Equally Well UK, contact:
project manager for Equally Well UK
078 9100 5608
If your organisation isn’t yet a member and would like to find out more contact:
Business Development Assistant
Helplines and crisis contacts
Equally Well UK is a membership campaign that promotes and supports collaborative action to improve physical health among people with a mental illness. Equally Well cannot offer personal mental health support or answer queries about individual situations, however our partner organisation Rethink Mental Illness have a helpline.
Rethink Mental Illness
Rethink Mental Illness works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, recover a better quality of life. It provides effective services and support and campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding.
National Advice Service: 0300 5000 927 (Open 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday)
If you are at all concerned about your health or the health of a friend or relative you can contact your doctor or you may find useful information from one of the sources below.
If you need immediate help:
In an emergency:
Go to your local A&E department
If you’re in crisis and need to speak to someone:
Call NHS 111 (for when you need help but are not in immediate danger)
Contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment
Use the ‘Shout’ crisis text line – text SHOUT to 85258
Other sources of advice and support:
Mind offers advice, support and information to people experiencing a mental health difficulty and their family and friends. Mind also has a network of local associations in England and Wales to which people can turn for help and assistance.
Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (except bank holidays).
InfoLine: 0300 123 3393 to call, or text 86463
NHS mental health services
You can find information about other helplines on Centre for Mental Health’s website. Equally Well is a campaign hosted by Centre for Mental Health