MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
If you are in need of support there are many organisations ready to help you. Below you will find some of them.
The team at Freelancers Make Theatre Work have an excellent and much larger directory of services, including counselling services, practical self help, peer to peer support and sexual violence support services. You can find that directory HERE.
EMERGENCY & IMMEDIATE SUPPORT
The Theatre Helpline is a free, independent and confidential phone and email service that provides support to people working in the theatre industry.
Call 0800 915 4617
Immediate support for anyone who needs it, at anytime.
Call 116 123
For advice on your mental wellbeing.
FREE & LOW COST COUNSELLING SERVICES
The Theatrical Guild is the UK charity for backstage and front of house workers, with over 125 years’ experience helping people.
Talk to them about practical help at any stage of your career – from welfare and debt advice to financial support and counselling.
Applause for Thought is now a triple award-winning Community Interest Company that facilitates free and lower-cost mental health support, talks, consultancy and accredited mental health training to all those working in the arts and entertainment industry.
Able Futures provides support to the people working and living with mental health difficulties, employers and providers of apprenticeships.
Able Futures is a nationwide specialist partnership set up to provide the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions.