Friends in Need is a way for people affected by depression to meet online and in their local area. It’s free to join and a great way to share support.


Why should I join?

Talking to people who understand how you feel can make a huge difference

Through Friends in Need you can chat online, find others who share your interests and meet up with people near you.

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What's going on near you?

Need someone who understand me in Bristol

Hi I'm tony I live in Bristol and would like to meet and chat to new people maybe meet up for a drink and chat I work early in the morning so I'm free from 12 most days and get lonely and upset and feel confusion over water to do so would like to make some friends xx

Started by cookantony
8 months ago
BristolCity of BristolUK

Need friends

Just want somebody to talk to

Started by justmeandmine
6 months ago

Earls Court Self Help Group

We're a small and friendly group that meets once a month in the Earls Court area. We get together to talk, listen and share ideas together about living with depression and anxiety. No judgments and nothing scary, just a welcoming place to come for a cuppa and a chat, where you can be yourself and share support with others who understand. The group meets on the first Monday of the month at at 6:30pm. Please email for more information and the dates and venues of meetings.

FIN Team
Started by finteam
10 months ago
Earls Court, London SW5UK

Depression Dating

A tip-orientated relationship-support group for sufferers of depression and their partners.

Started by fyby
3 years ago

Looking for people in West Midlands

Just looking to chat with fellow sufferers in the local area

Friends (Birmingham)

This group is for people suffering in (or local to) Birmingham, UK. If you need to be more active or want to meet more people this is for you! Also, if your not having much luck on this site then feel free to join this group to get the ball rolling ~ koe

Sheffield support group

Hi! I am new here and I realize there are no active groups in the area of Sheffield. I though it would be nice to have one. Feel free to chat about anything

Started by mawmi
13 hours ago
SheffieldSouth YorkshireUK

Anyone from Derby?

Looking for friends in derby, I am going through a bad stage and I feel lonely, so if anyone would like to be my friend then join and message me

Started by maizy95
6 months ago

Anyone in the Northamptonshire area

Hi, I was looking for groups in my local area and could not seem to any, however there seem to be groups for other places. I thought it would be a good idea to start one, so people can make new connections in there local area.

Started by mammablue
2 years ago

Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead - Social Groups

- We meet up each day in the Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead area. - We have a monthly timetable showing our activities such as: art, crafts, model making, walking, visiting our Landshare, a reading group, bowling and wellbeing groups. - We meet in the evenings too! Why not try our quiz night, games night, music night or cinema night. - How about a day trip with us? - It's also a place where you can just pop along to meet new people and have a chat and a cuppa!

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Whether you are affected by depression or you’re supporting someone with depression, our community can help you:

  • Maintain recovery
  • Meet new people
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  • Share your experiences
  • Make a difference

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