Mental health and wellbeing

Mental health services in Slough

  • Mind Buckinghamshire gives advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
  • Friend in Need is a friendly peer support group to help you manage your depression and anxiety. You can email or contact the service on 01494 463364, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4pm .
  • Bucks Safe Haven aims to reduce the risk of suicide and self-harm in our communities during the night time hours. They offer face-face groups and 30 minute telephone or video support. You can self-refer from 6pm to midnight. For support call:
    • 01494 218098, 7 nights per week or
    • 01296 453017 on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Talking Therapies is a free, confidential NHS service for people aged 17 years or over. The service gives access to expert advice and techniques to help with depression, anxiety, stress, bereavement and relationship problems, panic attacks, work and money worries, sleeping problems, phobias, and much more. You can: 
  • self-refer by calling 0300 365 2000 to book an appointment for an initial assessment. You can contact them 8am – 8pm, Monday – Thursday and 8am – 5pm on Fridays
  • speak to your GP about mental health services and support
  • contact our Adult Social Care team on 01753 475111 (option1).
  • NHS Choices has  information about mental health, self-help information and a mood self-assessment quiz.
  • Slough Family Services Directory - find a list of mental health services and support groups.

If you have additional problems with your health (in addition to a mental health problem), speak to your GP for advice, who may refer you into another health service.