For those that are new to our site, The Respite Room is a collective on a mission to highlight mental health issues based on our own experiences with a want to help others.
We have all experienced varying degrees and aspects of mental health issues and discovered a common bond with a want to express ourselves in our own way. The Respite Room is a safe space to discuss issues surrounding panic disorder, anxiety and depression.
We are not experts, we don't have qualifications in the mental health field and we are not doctors. What we are is people that have experienced these things on mild to extreme levels. We have lived through these experiences and continue to battle with them.
We can be contacted on:
Whilst the phone number might not be the easiest to remember, we are a voluntary group and wanted to have some kind of means to be contacted via phone.
You matter. You matter to us and others. Your thoughts and you are not a burden, please do not think you are. We are here to talk to and WANT to talk to you.
If you are feeling particularly vulnerable or need urgent help then please refer to the following information:
- speak to a friend, family member or someone you trust as they may be able to help you calm down and find some breathing space
- call the Samaritans 24-hour support service on 116 123
- go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department and tell the staff how you are feeling
- contact NHS 111
- make an urgent appointment to see your GP