Improving the nation’s mental health through education, support and inclusion.

Here in the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health illness each year. Our goal is to help people rebuild their self-esteem by tackling some of the challenges caused by social exclusion, disability and other life circumstances.

Our mission


As an independent charity based in the UK, we are committed to tackling mental health illness. Here in the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health illness each year. Mental health includes a person’s emotional, psychological and social well-being.

An obvious widespread problem, yet it is estimated that only a quarter of sufferers receive ongoing treatment, leaving the majority of the UK population tackling these debilitating issues on their own.

We have recognised this ongoing dilemma and are determined to rebuild a society where no young person or adult is left tackling mental health problems alone.

Our goals are to:

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How to help

What's the best way to help a friend, team-mate or partner?

The easiest way to help someone you’re worried about is to give them a safe, non-judgmental space to voice their thoughts. By simply listening to them and being physically and emotionally present, you’ll be far more effective than trying to offer advice.

Speaking to someone that’s prepared to listen is often the first step. If you have a story you’d like to share with us, or simply want to start the ball rolling, you can start the conversation with one of the links below.

Helpful numbers

If you feel someone needs help beyond your ability, or simply want further advice for yourself or a loved one, you can find a list of helpful phone numbers.

If you feel that you or the person in question is unable to stay safe, always contact 999 immediately and seek emergency support.