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Useful organisations

If you have been affected by anything discussed during the interview or would like further information on health-related issues, here are contact details for organisations that you might find helpful.

LOCAL HELP

Your GP

They will be able to provide help and advice. Your GP can also provide access to appropriate specialist services and local organisations.

Call 111

You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

Local organisations

They provide a range of services including support groups, help lines and information. Details can be obtained from your GP, your local library, or the internet.

NATIONAL HELP

Finding an NHS dentist

To find out more about NHS dental services, how to find an NHS dentist (including advice on getting dental help during the COVID-19 pandemic) and treatment costs, see https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/ and https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/how-to-find-an-nhs-dentist/

Help with dental costs

This NHS website provides details on when patients are entitled to free NHS dental care as well as a link to the NHS Low Income Scheme – see https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/dentists/dental-costs/get-help-with-dental-costs/

Health Talk Online

Providing balanced information about everyday life with a range of health conditions and issues, what to expect both physically and mentally, overcoming difficulties, treatment and talking to health professionals - see www.healthtalk.org

Mental Health Foundation

For a wide range of information about mental health issues - see www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Helplines partnership provides a comprehensive list of mental health helplines in the UK – see www.helplines.org/helplines

The Samaritans

The Samaritans provide a confidential service for people in despair and who feel suicidal:

Tel (free): 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org

Supportline

A confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue:

Tel: 0170 8765 200 or visit www.supportline.org.uk

The Youth Wellbeing Directory

Helps you find support for mental health and wellbeing of young people up to age 25 across the UK – see www.annafreud.org/children-young-people/youth-wellbeing/