Feel like you have no one you can talk to?

Sometimes you need to speak to someone about an issue that may be personal or the stress from an issue at work may be getting to much to bear. There are a sites that can help with stress, depression, anxiety, debt, bereavement, work life balance and many other issues you may be facing that you feel no one close to you can help with.

Below you will find some of the options recommended by the ISU.

For You By You

For You By You support civil servants, past and present, when times are tough, listening without judgement and offering practical, financial and emotional support.


ABLE are a staff network who support people with disabilities within the Home Office. Many ISU members have benefited directly and indirectly from the fine work ABLE do. We join with their ongoing campaign to ensure that people who have disabilities are not defined by them and instead receive the dignity and support at work we all deserve.

Employee Assistance Programme

This website is provided by HELP Employee Assistance as part of its employee well-being programme.

The website has hundreds of articles providing practical, impartial and up to date information on a wide range of topics.  The website is supported by a team of professional advisors, available around the clock

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. It is a safe place to listen, share and be heard. It is part of the mental health charity Mind. 

A Safe online community of people who are anxious, down and not coping who support each other by sharing what is troubling them, guided by trained professionals. 

One You is a scheme run by Public Health England and has articles, quiz’s and apps to help you survey and track your health. It can help you understand and manage issues in your life such as drinking, smoking, eating, sleep and stress. 

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