NHS self help tool

If you’re 16 or over, this NHS depression and anxiety self-assessment quiz can help you better understand how you’ve been feeling recently.

With each question, think about how you’ve been feeling over the last 2 weeks.


Steps2change provides talking therapies for people 16 years and older experiencing problems with anxiety, depression, stress, and offers help with issues like bereavement or the impact of a traumatic event.

If you feel that you would like to access talking therapies you don’t need to make an appointment with your GP or healthcare professional. You can self-refer to our service by:

Click here to take you to Steps2change website.


The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. CALM exists to change this. Join the campaign to take a stand against suicide. CALM aims to prevent male suicides and helps young adult men who are in crisis.  It’s free, confidential and anonymous.

Visit the CALM website


Meeting the challenge of mental illness.  We believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone.

Visit the SANE website


MIND provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

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When to use the 111 service

NHS 111 is here to make it easier and quicker for patients to get the right advice or treatment they need, be that for their physical or mental health.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To get help from NHS 111, you can:

  • Go online to 111.nhs.uk (for assessment of people aged 5 and over only).

  • Call 111 for free from a landline or mobile phone


What to do if you’re not feeling okay.
You can get in touch about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how large or small the issue feels, Samaritans can help you.

If you’re feeling low, anxious or stressed and you think that talking to another person may help you cope you can call the new mental health helpline in Lincolnshire which is open 24/7. Click here if you need urgent help.