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Mental health services

If you, or someone you know is suffering with mental health issues, the following services may be able to help:

Your GP

Your GP can offer you advice and treatments to improve your mental health.

Berkshire Healthcare – Talking Therapies service

Talking Therapies offers help for common mental health problems including mild to moderate and moderate to severe, anxiety, depression, stress and phobias. The service also runs regular stress control sessions for the general public locally.

For more information phone 0300 365 2000.

Books on prescription

The Books on Prescription scheme is being run by Bracknell library in conjunction with GP practices to help people with common mental health problems, such as anxiety, depression, phobias and eating disorders to find out more and develop strategies to manage the conditions.

For more information phone Bracknell Central Library on 01344 423149.

Cruse bereavement service

Cruse help with support, counselling, education, advice and information on bereavement issues.

Counsellors are available by phone on 01344 411919 or email at

The Samaritans

The Samaritans offer a 24 hour a day Telephone helpline, offering emotional support for people in crisis.

01344 455556 (Bracknell)

08457 909090 (UK)