Membership gives you access to our one to one and group support services, along with the option to join our contact book so you can make pen and phone friends. We send you out a bi-monthly newsletter with information and news. You can also access our member’s only coffee afternoons and have some social time with other members of No Panic over the phone. If you’re looking for information on our contact book service, the information and application form is available through the my account section of this website.
We hope that you can find support, information and answers to many of your questions surrounding these disorders and, in time, make a full recovery like many of our members have.
Winner of the Guardian Charity of the Year Award
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
Member of the Help Lines Association
Sponsored by SpeakServe, who help us with their Telephone Conference Lines
This website is dedicated to the late Colin Hammond, founder of No Panic. Without Colin’s hard work the invaluable support of No Panic would not exist today.
As this is carers week I am sure many people suffering from anxiety would wish to say a big thank you for the help they receive if they have a carer, which is often a family member or friends. The people that care are there every day doing the best they can to help and trying to understand how best to support someone with, for example phobias or obsessive compulsive disorder, are just two examples…
Read More Here: http://www.nopanic.org.uk/carers-week/
We’re Recruiting Volunteers for our Helpline
We are looking for people to volunteer with us on the helpline helping those with anxiety disorders to cope and recover. Please see our above poster, you can also download it on the button below. You can find out more and apply online using the various buttons below as well.
Download the Poster Volunteering Information Apply Online
The Open Forum is holding a conference on the new Mental health strategy for England. Including talks by speakers on how the strategy will be implemented by the NHS. Click the title to read more.
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Ladies Night in Telford has been canceled.
Support & Advice Page Highlights
Looking for our publicity opportunities please see our dedicated page.
Symptoms! All Those Scary, Concerning Symptoms & How Normal They Are.
No Panic’s Anxiety Symptoms Explained gives you a list of the most common symptoms experienced, and explains those with specific names like feelings of depersonalisation & unreality or hyperventilation. These symptoms can be reduced with techniques like breathing. If you need reassurance please have a look at the article & please don’t Google them. If you Google a symptom you just find all illnesses that the particular symptom can be related too, not the answer to the question you need to ask. If yours isn’t on the list ask No Panic. Click on the picture to read the full article.
When you feel so tense & can’t relax. Try This!
When you feel so tense and can’t relax with your normal methods due to anxiety, we have a method that may help. A physical muscle relaxation technique physically tires you out and relaxes you. This can be done to help you get to sleep as well as to help relax you. We suggest that you have someone read the exercise to you so it’s easier to use. Click the picture below to read more.
I’m new to Anxiety, Help!
Anxiety can be a big thing when your new to it, we’ve produced a guide to get you through the first steps. Working through the basic techniques and seeing your doctor for the first time and some of the first symptoms you may experience. Try not be be afraid it is all going to be alright. Click the Panic Button below to read more.
Share your story with complete anonymity.
Cathartic is a website where people can post their issues, worries and experiences without fear of judgement or the risk of your post being identified back to you. Cathartic.co has been built with anonymity at its core; no personal details are stored, all IP’s are masked, even your cookie is destroyed as soon as the session is closed.
Anonymous communication can significantly benefit people who are feeling scared, anxious, depressed, lonely, embarrassed, stigmatised or bullied. Often people can be nervous or worried about discussing their issues and problems because of the stigma that is attached.