Depression, Anxiety and Stress

italk psychological therapy service

italk is a free service for patients with depression, anxiety or stress aged 16 and over who registered with a GP locally.

The main therapy offered is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which is a talking therapy which looks at thoughts, feelings and behaviours and teaches coping strategies and other ways to manage how you are currently feeling.

View the italk Services brochure for more information.

Call: 023 8038 3920

Facebook: @italkHampshire

Twitter: @italkHants



YPI Counselling

Supporting hundreds of young people, parents and professionals each year, YPI is the leading youth counselling charity in Basingstoke. They provide mental health and emotional support to young people aged 11 to 25 years old and parents of all ages through a range of interventions including 1-to-1 counselling sessions, group work and psycho-educational activities.

Telephone: 01256 423 878



Please read the service criteria for YPI counselling.

Hampshire and IOW CYP Crisis Line

A free crisis line for children and young people in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is available for children and young people aged 11 to 17 who are experiencing mental health crisis.
Callers will have immediate access to:
  • One to one confidential, emotional support
  • Advice on healthy coping skills and resources
  • Signposting to useful apps and websites
Telephone: 0300 303 1590


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123




Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem, campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393


Every Mind Matters Quiz

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. There are simple things we can all do to look after our mental health and wellbeing – take the quiz to get started today with a free plan, expert advice and practical tips.


Mental Health Support Directory

You can find out where to go for support and advice, along with useful addresses and websites to help keep you well in our Mental Health Support Directory.


Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.



Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927