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Mental Health Support

After six months of membership, you can request Mental Health Support. This service aims to provide short-term structured support for members facing life stressors such as bereavement, issues with work or relationship difficulties, and support for mild to moderate distress.

Request access to a Mental Health Counsellor

This service is available after six months of membership.

Please ensure you've read and understood what is and isn't included. 

You must have been a member for a minimum of six months before you call.

You can request access to Mental Health Support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call our Mental Health Helpline on 0800 414 8247 from the UK or +44 800 414 8247 if you’re travelling overseas and select option 2, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We will arrange an assessment with a counsellor to determine if further Mental Health Support is clinically appropriate.


Mental health and wellbeing

We have a range of articles discussing issues around mental health, as well as ways to boost wellbeing.

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These are serious and acute conditions. At Benenden Health, unfortunately, we don't offer the intensive help you might need. We urge anyone experiencing these conditions to contact their GP or the Samaritans.

Call Samaritans: 116 123

Call the non-urgent NHS helpline: 111

Urgent call: 999

Medically reviewed by Cheryl Lythgoe on 3rd May 2022. Next review date: 3rd May 2023.