Emotional Wellbeing




Talking therapies

  • Steps 2 Wellbeing: For patients suffering with low mood/depression, anxiety or stress, Steps 2 Wellbeing is a free, confidential, NHS service, for people aged 18+. They provide a service in Southampton, for people registered at a Southampton based GP surgery an offer treatment for these conditions. Their contact number is 0800 612 7000. Alternatively, please arrange an appointment with a doctor to discuss your concerns further. 
  • No Limits: For our younger patients, you can access an alternative service called No Limits. You can pop in to our Advice Centre without making an appointment and speak in confidence to one of our trained workers about bullying, stress, anxiety or anything else that is affecting your emotional health and well-being. We may be able to support you to deal with some of the issues that are worrying you. Relationships, housing, money, health, substance use for example. We can also provide you with weekly counselling sessions, where you can talk to the same counsellor each week about anything that is bothering you. If you are aged 13-19 and suffering with confidence or anxiety issues, you can meet with other people facing similar issues at our Teen Safe House group. The telephone number for No Limits is 023 8022 4224. Their Advice Centre is at 13 High Street Southampton, SO14 2DF.
  • Life Changes Counselling: "Life Changes" is a community counselling service situated in Central Southampton, which is independent, confidential, and open to all individuals over 18. Contact Information: Tel no: 07444 001845  Mon - Fri  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Self-Help Guides

  • Harmless: self-harm support organisation providing a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm. They do not have a phone number, but can be contacted by email.
  • Mind: UK charity for mental health. Local branch is called Solent Mind
  • Moodjuice: self-help guides written by NHS Scotland
  • Moodgym: note this is Australian-based. It is a free, interactive self-help program that provides cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) training in order to help users prevent and cope with depression.