The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) has an 'It's Good to Talk' section on its website which offers loads of information and practical advice about counselling and what to expect. It can also help you find a qualified and accredited therapist in your area should you not like what you see on this website!
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) also offers excellent information on psychotherapy and registered psychotherapists in your area.
In Jersey we are very lucky to have some wonderful charities who offer help, advice and support for a myriad of different life issues.
Mind Jersey has a great website giving loads of up to date information on Mental Health Issues and where to find the appropriate support. They hold monthly meetings for carers and work tirelessly to erase the stigma too commonly associated with mental illness.
Victim Support in Jersey is available for anyone who has been affected by crime. They offer practical help, emotional support and information to victims and their families. The service is free and confidential.
The Community Bereavement Service in Jersey offers support for both adults and children in times of bereavement. It doesn't matter how long ago it was. If you are struggling, they are there to help.
Autism Jersey supports local people with autism in Jersey and offers a range of services in the community. Please visit their website for more information.
Other helping organisations can be found on the Citizens Advice Website.