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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?

Croydon Services - what help can you access?

About Croydon IAPT (Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies) Service, counselling, wellbeing. Many free via the NHS, some are low cost. General information on what is available in the area and how you can access it!

Coping with Depression at work

How do you cope with Depression if you are in employment?

South Coast friendship

This is a group for people living on the south coast. A laid back group to chat and make friends

Started by purity
11 months ago
WorthingWest SussexUK

possible meet up

anybody on here from Haywards heath/Burgess hill and surrounding areas .Thinking about doing a meet up if anybody would be interested. not sure when or what we can do

Started by daley23
2 months ago
West SussexUK


Talk about the hobbies that you are doing to help keep busy when dark days arrive

Started by daley23
2 months ago
West SussexUK

Northdevon Support group

This group is for people around North Devon to connect who are suffering with depression and anxiety, Also to support each other an make new friends, Maybe even meet if people are comfortable and help each others recovery. :) all ages welcome we are all in the same boat here.

Started by tozzymuffin21
2 years ago


I know there are few members from Sheffield here and i wondered if anyone wanted to meet up.

Started by emma22
2 years ago
SheffieldSouth YorkshireUK

Rotherham South Yorkshire

Hey people, i created this group just to see if there are any local people wanting to talk, but obviously feel free to talk if your not from around here :)

Started by andyuk86
5 months ago
RotherhamSouth YorkshireUK

Lonely weekends

A group for anyone else who may feel lonely, especially on the weekends

Started by thelostboy
2 months ago

Stevenage Meetup

A non-specific group for anyone close to Stevenage, or further if you want. The idea is that we meet up once a month for tea/coffee/chat. There are several good independent cafes in the Old Town which make perfect venues.

Started by martin2381
2 years ago

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