Useful links and resources
In case of emergency:
European-wide emergency number: 112
Go to the Psychiatric Emergency ward of Hôpital Purpan:
Place du Docteur Baylac - TSA 40031 - 31059 Toulouse cedex 9 - 1st floor
SOS Helpline: English-speaking confidential helpline (3pm-11pm daily).
National Institute of Mental Health: provides in-depth information on mental health.
Black Dog Institute: provides in-depth information on depression and bipolar disorder.
Students abroad: provides information about culture shock and cultural adjustment.
Message: parenting resource for English-speaking parents and parents-to-be living in and around Paris.
Domestic Violence Help Paris: provides resources and an English-speaking support group for victims of domestic violence.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): English-speaking meetings for alcoholism in Paris.
Outremangeurs Anonymes (OA): English-speaking meetings for eating disorders in Paris.
AADHD: English-speaking support group in Paris for adults with ADHD.
Counselling In France: directory of English-speaking therapists in France, by area.
Psychology Tools: provides CBT tools and psychoeducation for a wide-variety of issues and disorders.
CBT for insomnia: online Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy program for insomnia.
Authentic Happiness: provides resources and information on positive psychology:
Websites that provide free guided relaxation and/or meditation exercises: