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Helplines

These mental health helplines and listening services can offer expert advice or support when you need it most.

If you need support immediately:

 

Samaritans

Confidential support for people in crisis or experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

 

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

 

Other helplines:

 

Anxiety UK

A charity providing support for those experiencing an anxiety condition.

 

Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon - Fri, 9.30am to 5.30pm)

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk 

 

CALM

The Campaign Against Living Miserably is for men aged 15 to 35. 

 

Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (Daily, 5pm to Midnight)

Website: www.thecalmzone.net 

 

Childline

A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. Childline is free to contact counsellor for anything - no matter how big or small.

 

Phone: 0800 1111

Website: www.chidline.org.uk

 

MIND

The Mind InfoLine offers callers confidential help on a range of mental health issues. 

   

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm, except Bank Holidays)

Website: mind.org.uk

 

RETHINK

Working together to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

 

Tel: 0300 5000 927 (Mon - Fri, 10am to 2pm)

Website: www.rethink.org

 

SANE

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental health problems,    their families, carers and friends. 

 

SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30 to 10.30pm)

Textcare: comfort and care via SMS: www.sane.org.uk/textcare

Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum

Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

 

The Mix

Providing judgment-free info and support for young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues,        including mental health problems. They offer support via phone, email, web chat, peer to peer and counselling services. 

 

Telephone: 0808 808 4994 (11am - 11pm, free to call)

Crisis support: Text 'THEMIX' to 85258

Website: www.themix.org.uk/get-support

 

YoungMinds

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

 

Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon - Fri, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Suggestions?

 

If you have a recommendation for a useful helpline or have any questions about any of the helplines listed or how to access them, please get in touch below!