Useful links to help with your mental health in Bedfordshire and Luton.

The Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service provides one-to-one sessions and/or group workshops. Find out more about this service on the Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service website.

The service offers help with depression, anxiety, sadness, extreme shyness, obsessive behaviour, phobias, relationship difficulties including depression and common mental health symptoms or other psychological issues.

The Luton Wellbeing Service offers a range of free and confidential talking therapies and specialist support. You can watch the Service Introduction Video to find out about the type of help that is provided. 

The mental health charity Mind BLMK supports people across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. Simply complete their online form or ask your GP.

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Self-help guides

There are a range of self-help guides produced by the NHS in Bedfordshire. They cover topics like depression, anxiety, controlling anger, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress and many more.

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Help for young people

Bedford Open Door is a charity providing free and confidential counselling to young people. Counselling is provided by a team of fully trained, experienced and friendly volunteer counsellors.

Young people can just 'drop-in' for a chat with a counsellor between 10.30 -12.00pm on a Saturday morning or 5.00-7.00pm on a Tuesday evening. You can make appointments for other times too. Call 01234 360388 or email: [email protected]

Online mental health services 

NHS Choices have a useful page of links helping people to get online support for their mental health.

If you know of any help and support services for mental health near you then please email us and we will update this page with your suggestions. Thanks. ;-)