We have put together a list of the local support groups & organisations that offer Mental Health support. Please let us know if you have any to add to the list.

B Positive Bedford

B Positive Bedford is a safe place to support your mental well-being in a welcoming, relaxed and non-judgmental environment. This is a fully inclusive group for adults over 18+

Bedfordshire Talking Therapies

We are Talking Therapies. We can deliver therapy digitally so you can get the help you need now.

To refer yourself to our service, please complete this form. You can also or call us on 01234 880 400.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) delivered by East London NHS Foundation Trust is part of a wider network of services that offer help and support to children and young people who have mental health difficulties and their families/carers.


Child Bereavement, Trauma and Emotional Wellbeing Service

The Creative Mental Health Charity PoetsIN

For those struggling with their mental health, created by those who have struggled with theirs.

Everything OK

Feelings can be confusing. It’s ok to have questions – lots of questions – about what you’re thinking or how you feel, and to not get what’s going on inside your head.

Everything OK is a website designed to help you find the help and support you need when you’ve got questions about your thoughts or feelings.

For Men to Talk

A chance for men suffering with anxiety, depression and grief to talk with other fellow sufferers.


HeadsUp is a campaign to help men stay happy. The campaign targets men aged 30-59 in Milton Keynes and Bedfordshire. The campaign is designed to offer men a source of information and guidance about any mental health issues they may be facing, communicated in a style to which they can relate.

Hub of Hope

The Hub of Hope is the UK’s leading mental health support database. It is provided by national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place for the first time.

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is a co-produced mental health drop-in service staffed by fully qualified NHS mental health professionals and trained volunteers in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

Opening Times



Mind BLMK offers a range of services aimed at meeting individual needs and promoting mental health recovery, wellbeing and independence.

Crisis Café

Please see the website for Crisis Cafés in the region.

Dunstable Groups

Dunstable Group Opening Times


Mind BLMK Young Person’s Sanctuary

Mind BLMK are delighted to be working collaboratively with CAMHS and East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) across Luton, Central Bedfordshire and Bedford, to provide crisis services for young people in need of mental health support.


Reflect text messaging service

Reflect is a free, confidential and 24/7 text support service for anyone in the UK who needs advice or help. It is part of the wider network of Shout services across the UK.

Richmond Fellowship: Bedfordshire Employment Service

The service provides advice and guidance to individuals experiencing problems with their mental health and needing support with their employment-related issues. We provide a free, impartial and confidential service to both employees and employers.

SEND parent, children and young person partnership service

Special educational needs and disability (SEND) parent, children and young person partnership service offers a free confidential support service for parents and carers of children with special educational needs.

Young Minds

Whether you want to understand more about how you’re feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who’s struggling, we can help.