Privacy Notice

This Privacy Policy relates to the use of any personal information collected from volunteers or group members of No Panic Sheffield.

  • We always obtain consent before collecting your personal details.
  • No Panic Sheffield collects only basic information such as your name, telephone number, address, email address if you have agreed to share this with us.
  • The information will be used to send you our e newsletter and to keep you informed about our events such as self-help meetings or our AGM. Your information will not be shared with any third parties without your consent.
  • If you change your mind about receiving communications from us you can click the unsubscribe button at the foot of any of our emails or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know.
  • All reasonable security measures have been put in place to protect against any unauthorised access to, or disclosure or loss of your information.
  • No paper copies will be kept of your information.
  • Please let us know if your information changes as it is important that the information we hold is up to date.
  • If you decide you no longer wish to be a volunteer or group member of No Panic Sheffield group please let us know so that your data may be removed from the system.
  • If any significant changes are made to the use of your personal information we will first seek your permission.

By continuing to use our services or communicating with us by email you are confirming that you agree for No Panic Sheffield to hold your data electronically and that you have understood and agree with our privacy policy outlined above.


Useful links

Please find below links to online resources that you may find useful



24 Hour Service

Papyrus HOPELine
Call 0800 068 41 41 for free. If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact HOPELINEUK for confidential support and practical advice. Click here to visit the website. 

Sheffield Rethink Helpline 

Call 0808 801 0440. Calls from a landline are free but calls from a mobile may be charged by your provider. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Sheffield Rethink Helpline can offer advice to anyone struggling with their mental health. For more information click here.


Call 116 123 for free. Operates a 24-hour service available every day of the year. If you prefer to write down how you’re feeling, or if you’re worried about being overheard on the phone, you can email Samaritans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.To visit the website click here

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Call 0114 226 3636. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you call, you'll speak to a professional in your local NHS mental health service. They can discuss your current mental health needs and provide access to further support if needed. For more information click here


A free web resource that provides information about addiction, co-occurring disorders  and mental health issues. To visit the website click here.


Another useful resource click here.


No Panic UK

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 Tranquillisers. No Panic also provides support for the carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorders. To visit the website click here.

Sheffield Mental Health Guide

The website is to help local people easily find accurate information about mental health in our city. It’s designed to help Sheffield folk navigate the highs and lows of life, whether they have a diagnosis or are just having a difficult day. To visit the website click here.

Sheffield Mind

Providing mental health services to people in Sheffield. For more information click here.

Sheffield Rethink 

They offer a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning.To visit the website click here.

Psychology Resources

For Anxiety and related mental health issues. For more information click here. 


Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig, a biography about major depressive disorder.

Lost connections by Johann Hari, a book exploring the bio-psycho-social causes of depression.

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, a popular science book written on sleep by a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at UC, Berkeley. 

The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: All You Want to know about OCD for people living with OCD, carers, and clinicians by Lynne Drummond.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy


Information from the NHS about CBT, to visit the website click here.


Explains what cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is, what it is for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist. Click here to visit the website.


Information for anyone who wants to know more about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Click here to visit the website.


Age UK 

The country's leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Providing advice and support for older people who need it most. If you’re going through difficult times or you’re feeling sad, you should seek help and support early on. For more information click here.

NHS, Free Therapy or Counselling

You can get free psychological therapies like cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) on the NHS.

You can refer yourself directly to an NHS psychological therapies service (IAPT) without a referral from a GP.

For more information click here.


Eating Disorders

A free web resource that provides information about eating disorders, co-occurring disorders  and mental health issues. To visit the website click here.







OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Sheffield Support Group

This support group is well-established having formed in 2006 and having met on a monthly basis since then. The group is co-facilitated by a health professional and a volunteer with OCD and we aim to provide a safe and supportive environment for adults with OCD and related conditions to gain information, learn coping strategies and share support. Click here to access the website. 

Panic Attacks


Information about Panic Disorders To visit the website click here


Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family. Click here to visit the website.



The UK's largest provider of relationship support, offering a range of services with couple and family relationships. Click here for the website.



Students Against Depression

A website for students who are depressed, have a low mood or are having suicidal thoughts. Bullying UK is a website for both children and adults affected by bullying. For more information click here.


A student's guide to looking after your health at university 

Click here for more information. 


Teen body image & self esteem: A practical guide for parents

An informative guide on how parents can help teens cultivate positive body image and self-esteem. Click here to be directed to the site.


Anxiety, anti-depressants & my mental health. Click here for the video.

Stephen Fry- The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive. Click here to find the video. 

 8 signs someone is secretly depressed. Click here for the video.

OCD symptoms, types, treatment tips & help. Click here for the video.

Mental Health- In our own words. Click herefor the video.