Friends in Need

You can maintain recovery from depression by connecting with people,
being active, taking notice, learning and giving to others.

Welcome to Friends in Need

Friends in Need is a service that provides short-term support at a time when you need it most. If you are temporarily unable to look after yourself in one way or another, or you need support looking after a family member, then we can assist you in the areas you find most difficult.

Let's Chat

Talk to others about depression and wellbeing.

Let's Meet

Meet up locally with people who share your interests and hobbies.

Let's Do Something

From having a coffee to bike rides, theatre trips and walks, there are many events to take part in.

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.

Maintain Recovery

Meet new people

Challenge yourself

Share your experiences


The areas we most commonly help with include

Post hospital care, respite including alzheimers support, sitting-in service, family relief, shopping, cleaning, light care work, etc.
We are a friendly, caring team with a range of skills and experience including registered nurses.

I wasn’t sure about this site when I joined up, but I must say I’m really pleased I did, because there appears to be some really lovely, caring people here with loads of time to chat and give you a boost. I find talking online really helpful- especially when you can’t deal with face to face.”

Delbert M. Murphy

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Join The Community

Join our group to support others, and yourself, live an inspired life and feel good about it when it’s needed the most and take a step forward in creating a world that is healthy and full of happiness. Follow the navigation to contact us and join us in assisting the world in its fight against depression.