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Mental health support

We're offering mental health support to all our customers through Vita Health Group.

Mental health support from Longhurst Group and Vita Health Group

Are you feeling anxious or stressed? Worried or upset? Or maybe you’ve just not been feeling like yourself lately? If so, you’re not alone.  

One in six people experience common mental health problems every week in England. If you’re struggling, we can help.  

At Longhurst Group, we believe that your mental health is just as important as your physical health.  

We also believe that no one should face mental health problems on their own and that’s why we’re proud to have partnered with Vita Health Group. 

Vita Health Group provides free and confidential mental health support to all of Longhurst Group customers aged 18 and above.  


Vita Health Group support

Vita Health Group can offer a range of support that includes:

  • 24/7, 365 days a year access to their wellbeing platform
  • wellbeing support

Vita Health Group's mental health support includes:

  • Computerised CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Supported CBT
  • individual session based counselling.

Getting in touch with Vita Health Group

Getting in touch is easy. You can contact Vita Health Group directly by phone or email for an assessment to find out what support would suit you. 

24-hour helpline: 0300 131 2100

Email: admin.support@vhg.co.uk

  • Please include "Longhurst Group" in the subject of your email
  • Please provide a contact number in the email, and state clearly that you give consent for Vita Healthcare to contact on the number you provide.

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis and require immediate support, there’s help available. Below we’ve listed the crisis numbers for multiple charities in the UK. In an emergency, please dial 999.   


Additional wellbeing and financial support

Below are details of charities and not-for-profit organisations who offer health and wellbeing support or financial support and advice.

Mental Health First Aiders

MHFA England is the only provider of licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training in England.

  Mental Health First Aiders

The Samaritans

Samaritans works to make sure there's always someone there for anyone who needs someone.

  The Samaritans

Time to Change Champions

People with lived experience of mental health problems are at the heart of our campaign to end stigma and discrimination.

  Time to Change Champions

MindEd Coronavirus Resilience Hub

Helping frontline colleagues to manage their mental health and wellbeing.

MindEd have selected the best advice and tips from their large panel of international experts. It’s been created with NHS Health Education England in partnership with NHS England-Improvement, supported by Skills for Care.

  MindEd Coronavirus Resilience Hub

Mind

Our children are facing a mental health crisis. We're determined to make sure every young person gets the support they deserve. So many young people are struggling. We need to help them before they reach crisis point.

As part of their Every Mind Matters campaign, MIND have put together 10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus.

  Mind

Rethink mental illness

We campaign and influence, driven by people with personal experience of mental illness, we campaign nationally and locally to push mental health up the public agenda and change government policy for the better.

  Rethink mental illness

Galop

If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.

  Galop

SANE

We believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone. SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. We are open every day of the year from 4.30pm to 10.30pm on 0300 304 7000.

  SANE

No Panic

No Panic is a registered charity which helps people who suffer from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders including those people who are trying to give up Tranquillizers. No Panic also provides support for the carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorders.

  No Panic

Women's Aid

A grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.

  Women's Aid

The Men's Advice Line

A confidential helpline, email and webchat service for male victims of domestic abuse and those supporting them.

  The Men's Advice Line

The Mix

Free information and support for under 25s in the UK.

  The Mix

Rape Crisis

Get information, help and support after rape, sexual assault or sexual abuse.

  Rape Crisis

Alcoholics Anonymous

An international mutual aid fellowship with the stated purpose of enabling its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety".

  Alcoholics Anonymous

Stonewall

Acceptance without exception. Stonewall campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people across Britain.

  Stonewall

Refuge

Refuge supports women,children & men experiencing domestic violence with a range of services.

  Refuge

BEAT

The UK's eating disorder charity. They exist to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

  BEAT

Shelter

Shelter believes everyone should have a home.

  Shelter

Cruse Bereavement Care

A charity which offers free information and advice to anyone who has been affected by a death. Provides support and counseling in groups and one to one. Offers education, support, information and publications to anyone supporting bereaved people.

  Cruse Bereavement Care

Action on Smoking (ASH)

Action on Smoking is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.

  Action on Smoking (ASH)

British Nutrition Foundation

The BNF provide impartial, evidence-based information on food and nutrition. Our core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all.

  British Nutrition Foundation

British Heart Foundation

The BHF's vision is a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. We fund research to keep hearts beating and blood flowing.

  British Heart Foundation

Macmillan

Whatever cancer throws your way, we're right there with you. We provide physical, emotional and financial support to help you live life as fully as you can.

  Macmillan

Marie Curie

We provide care and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Last year we cared for over 40,000 people across the UK.

  Marie Curie

Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends are trained colunteers who encourage others to learn a little but about dementia. Champions run information sessions in their community and inspire others to help those living with dementia live well.

  Dementia Friends

The Money Advice Service

Free and impartial money advice, set up by government. Advice and guides to help improve your finances; Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead.

  The Money Advice Service

Citizens Advice

Giving people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.

  Citizens Advice

The Good Grief Trust

The Good Grief Trust exists to help all those suffering grief in the UK. They aim to find the bereaved, acknowledge their grief and provide reassurance, a virtual hand of friendship and ongoing support.

  The Good Grief Trust

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