Addictions

  • Beating Addictions – providing concise, informative articles based on the most up-to-date research

Alzheimer’s

Bereavement

  • Cruse (Dudley & Wolverhampton Branch) – offering support after the death of someone close.  Tel: 0808 808 1677 or 01384 26287

Drugs

  • Switch Dudley – the young person’s alcohol and drug service in Dudley.  Tel: 01384 241440

General

  • Citizens Advice Bureau – help resolve legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policy makers.  Tel: 03444 111 444
  • Dudley Council for Voluntary Services (DCVS) – an independent local voluntary organisation that supports, promotes and develops local voluntary action.               Tel: 01384 573381
  • Let’s Get Healthy Dudley – supporting you to make simple healthy lifestyle changes, including stopping smoking, losing weight, eating healthily and getting active.  Tel: 0800 061 4962

Mental health

  • Black Country Health Care NHS Foundation Trust – providing a wide range of integrated mental health services to children, adults and older people across the communities
  • Black Country Mental Health – aiming to improve the mental health of people living in the local area.  Tel: 01384 442938
  • Rethink Mental Illness – supporting people with mental health issues to get through crises and to live independently.  Tel: 0300 5000 927 (advice and information)
  • The Samaritans – if something’s troubling you, then get in touch. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Tel: 116 123

Relationships

  • Relate Dudley – offering advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.

Young people

  • Kooth.com – free, safe and anonymous online support for young people
  • The What? Centre – providing a high quality client-centred service for young people between the ages 13-25.  Tel: 01384 379992