Eight Bells Newbury Links


Links to Resources and Support

Mind – Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393

Rethink – Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

Phone: 0300 5000 927

Mental health foundation - Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

Samaritans - Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 08457 90 90 90 (24-hour helpline)

Together-uk – a national mental health charity working alongside people with mental health issues.

Phone: 020 7780 7300

Fax: 020 7780 7301

Blurt it out – Online mentoring for depression sufferers.

Anxiety UK – A Charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.

Phone: 08444 775 774

Depression Alliance – Charity for sufferers of depression which has a network of self - help groups. DA does not currently run a helpline but you can call our information pack request line on 0845 123 23 20 to leave your name and address, we will then send you an information pack . All calls will be charged at the local rate.

Email: information@depressionalliance.org

MDF – The bipolar organisation A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.

Phone: 020 7931 6480

Fax: 020 7931 6481

Email: info@bipolaruk.org.uk

Sane – Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness.

Phone: 0845 767 8000 (daily, 6pm-11pm)

SANEmail: sanemail@org.uk

SEAP – Mental health advocacy.

Phone: 0330 440 9000

Email: info@seap.org.uk

SEAP West Berkshire – Mental health advocacy.

Phone: 0300 343 5731

Email: WestBerkshire@seap.org.uk

Talking therapies – NHS counselling service which can help you work out how to deal with negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes. If you live in Reading, Newbury or Wokingham.

Phone: 0118 9769121

Email: talkingtherapies@berkshire.nhs.uk

Direct.gov.uk – Public service resource.

West Berks – local council.

Phone: 01635 42400

Email: info@westberks.gov.uk

Contacting the Council Out of Hours - EMERGENCIES ONLY - Phone: 01635 42161. It should be noted that this is NOT an extension of normal services, but for EMERGENCIES ONLY - i.e. life, death or serious injury or situations which may result in such emergencies.

Sovereign Housing – Housing association Berkshire.

Berkshire House, 22-24 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5LL

Phone: 0800 587 2325 (all enquiries and out-of-hours emergencies)* 24-hour textphone: 01635 582 650

Alcoholics Anonymous – Supporting those with alcohol issues.

Phone: 0845 769 7555

Narcotics Anonymous – Supporting those dealing with narcotics issues.

Phone: 0300 999 1212

Links to Companies and groups that have supported Eight Bells

Newbury Sound – local radio station/supporter



The Lions Club of Newbury


First Great Western

Newbury Racecourse

Award-winning Clos Maggiore Restaurant, London