Each area will have an IAPT service or similar. To get details of local services simply google ‘area name’ followed by IAPT. Such services are usually accessed via self referral or GP referral.
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust offer free self help resources for various mental health related difficulties including depression and low mood, sleeping problems and stress.
Telephone access to speak to a doctor about distress or difficulty. You will be given details and availability of a doctor to telephone. They do not do crisis response or offer diagnosis or treatment.
A not for profit service offering psychotherapeutic intervention to doctors across the UK. The service is based in London, but after an initial consultation, appointments can be carried out via Skype or Facetime. They offer up to six sessions of 1 to 1 support by a consultant psychiatrist. The service is costed based on grade. At the time of writing a consultation for a trainee of any grade is free with follow up sessions costing £50 each. At the time of writing a consultation for a GP or consultant is £50 with follow up sessions costing £90 each.
A charity run by volunteers which provides a peer support network for doctors and medical students with mental health problems including stress, burnout, anxiety, depression, psychosis and eating disorder. Free service which relies on donations.
They have an online forum, events and online articles available.
Confidential service for GPs or GP trainees which provides mental health support, including stress, depression and addiction. Does not provide secondary care level mental health support. Accessed via email or telephone.
A service for doctors and dentists with physical or mental health problems. Accessed via telephone. However, this is a London based service which requires payment for out of London doctors or trainees.