Local health services

Mental health support

This page has information, advice and resources to help protect your mental health.

If you're in need of urgent NHS mental health support, contact the Leicester Partnership NHS Trust's central access point.

Every Mind Matters

It's important that you take care of your mind as well as your body and to get further support if you need it.

Public Health England's Every Mind Matters website has tips and advice to help you look after your mental health during the pandemic. 

We’ll all be experiencing highs and lows and it’s perfectly normal to miss loved ones, get frustrated, feel anxious or stressed. 

Every Mind Matters can help get you started with your NHS online plan, showing you simple steps to help deal with stress, boost your mood and feel on top of things.

Visit the Every Mind Matters website 

P3 Rutland mental health and wellbeing service

This service is for people in Rutland who are aged 18 and over. It provides information, advice and guidance to help people improve and maintain their mental health and wellbeing.

Whatever your circumstances, P3 can help. Visit the P3 website to find out more.

You can also get in touch by emailing: RutlandMHWRSS@p3charity.org or calling: 07923 169 469 from Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.30pm.


The RISE team are part of Rutland County Council's neighbourhood approach to supporting people through social prescribing and other methods. This includes a dedicated Mental Health Care Manager, who specialises in supporting people with a range of mental health related issues.

You can find more information about RISE and refer yourself for support by using the Joy social prescribing app.

You can also get in touch with the RISE team by emailing: rise@rutland.gov.uk or calling: 01572 758 850

Turning Point

You have free telephone access to round-the-clock urgent mental health telephone support - call Turning Point: 0808 800 3302


Vita Health Group works with the NHS to provide mental wellbeing services to support local residents in Leicestershire and Rutland.

VitaMinds is a free talking therapy service designed to support individuals by providing the tools needed to get things back on track. 


A Leicester based mental health charity for the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups. Adhar Project is committed to helping people with these conditions as well as their families, carers and health professionals. They have 30 years of experience in helping adults and families live healthier, happier and productive lives.

They are offering support with

  • advocacy services - information and advice to make informed decisions
  • recovery project - help with recovering from a Mental illness
  • employment, health and wellbeing support
  • support groups

Visit the Adhar website

Adults and older people

These organisations offer mental health information, advice and support:

Children and young people

  • Young Minds - tips, advice and guidance on where you can get support for your mental health
  • Health for Teens - covers subjects that promote a healthy body and mind. It links you to more information if you need it, and supports you to get in touch with local services
  • ChatHealth - a confidential text messaging service, where you can contact your local public health nursing (school nursing) team. Just send a message, you don’t have to give your name: 07520 615 387
  • VitaMinds -  short-term psychological therapies to adults 16-years and over, who live and are registered with a GP in Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland

If you're worried about your child's mental health the Family Lives website has information and advice to help you.

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