The OS Society is able to offer support and signposting to Old Stoics struggling with their mental health via the Stowe Therapy Team. If you are concerned about your mental health or the mental health of a fellow Old Stoic, please do contact the Old Stoic Office for help.
Telephone: 01280 818349
Initially, we will put you in touch with a member of the Stowe Therapy Team to obtain advice about how best to offer support.
If you find you’re struggling and could do with a bit of extra support for your wellbeing you might find some of these resources helpful.
Please note we are not responsible for the content displayed on external links.
Drugs: https://ukna.org/article/about-na-menu - Narcotics Anonymous
Sexual Addiction, including use of porn: https://atsac.org.uk/nature-of-sexual-addiction/
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction.
https://www.winstonswish.org/death-through-suicide/ support for young people up to the age of 25.
If you’re thinking about having counselling you might find the following helpful to find a therapist in your area.
Video “ I had a black dog, his name was depression.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc
https://www.lifesigns.org.uk/ Self injury support
Centre for Clinical Interventions
Self Injury Support for Women
If you’re having suicidal thoughts there is support available to you, now.
If you’re worried you might harm yourself or others, please either dial 999 or go directly to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital to get help. [keep this para on main page and include in hyperlink page].
Many adults experience suicidal feelings at some point in their lives, but it’s important to remember that often these feelings are temporary. If you’re going through a difficult period, please consider talking to someone; this might be:
A trusted friend or family member
Your GP. Contact them and be willing to explain the reason why you need help.
The Samaritans, tel. 116 123
Papyrus (0800 068 4141)
This is a voluntary organisation which supports teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal.
‘If you are thinking about suicide; read this first’ https://metanoia.org/suicide/