In Case Of Emergency

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The helplines listed below are based in the UK, if you are outside of Great Britain, please check local listings. If you are in deep crisis please contact your GP.

The Samaritans are open 24/7 365 days a year


Gamblers Anonymous

0330 094 0322

Cruse (Bereavement Charity)

0808 808 1677

Alcoholics Anonymous


Al-Anon for family and friends of Alcoholics

0800 0086 811 from 10 am – 10 pm, 365 days a year

Useful Books, Websites and apps

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Staying Sober Without AA  Dr Charles Deemer

Dying for a drink Dr T Cantopher

Drinking: A Love Story Caroline Knapp


Mental health

I had a Black Dog Matthew Johnstone

Depression curse of the strong Dr T Cantopher

Lost Connections Jonathan Hari

In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts Dr Gabor Mate

Minfulness and Spirituality

Change your thoughts, Change your life Dr Wayne W Dyer

The Art of Living Thich Nhat Hanh

Lives of the Stoics Ryan Holiday

Mark Manson




The Incredible Years  Caroline Webster-Stratton

About Psychotherapy

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Dr Patrizia Collard

Love’s Executioner Irvine D Yalom

Man’s Search for Meaning Viktor E Frankl

How Psychotherapy works

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone Lori Gottleib

Why You Should Try Therapy Today

Introducing Psychotherapy: A Graphic Guide Nigel Benson and Van Loon

Relationships and Sex

How to Think about Sex Alain De Botton

The Five Languages of Love Dr Gary Chapman

Eight Dates To Keep Your Relationship Happy, Thriving and Lasting Dr J Gottman

The Gottman Institute

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