Crisis Support

  • If you are in crisis and are concerned for your own safety, call 999, or go to A&E
  • Call Samaritans on 116 123 or email them on

General Listening Lines:


  • SANEline offers support and information from 4.30pm–10.30pm: 0300 304 7000.


  • Mind offers advice Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm except bank holidays: 0300 123 3393
  • Or email:



  • Switchboard is a line for LGBT+ support. Open from 10am–10pm: 0300 330 0630.
  • You can email:
  • Or chat online here.

The Silver Line

  • The Silver Line is a line, open 24/7, for those over the age of 55: 0800 4708 090.


  • Childline a confidential line for children to call if they need help or advice about any topic: 0800 1111.
  • You can also access 1-2-1 counselling here.
  • Or send emails by signing into your Childline Locker here.

A-Z of Mental Health Support:



  • Refuge supports those who have experienced domestic violence by offering refuges and recovery services
  • Their helpline is open 24 hours a day every day: 0808 2000 247.
  • You can also email:

The Survivors Trust

  • The Survivors Trust aims to support and empower survivors of rape, sexual violence and/or childhood sexual abuse.
  • Their helpline is open Mon 10am-7.30pm, Tues 10am-12pm & 1.30pm-7.30pm, Wed 10am-7.30pm, Thur 10am-4pm & 5pm-7.30pm, Fri 10am-2pm: 08088 010 818


  • The NSPCC offer support and help for children affected by abuse.
  • If you are worried about a child,email or call 0808 800 5000.
  • If you are 18 and under and need help, call 0800 1111.


Action on Addiction

  • Action on Addiction provide information, residential rehab and community based addiction treatment.


  • Addaction is a drug and alcohol charity working with adults and young people, in community settings, in prisons, in residential rehab and through outreach.
  • For advice and support, join their webchat.


Anxiety UK

  • Anxiety UK is a charity working to relieve and support those living with anxiety by offering information, support and understanding.
  • Call their infoline Mon-Fri 9.30am - 5.30pm: 03444 775 774. Or text: 07537 416 905.

No Panic

  • No Panic offers support and information for those who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders.
  • Call their helpline, open everyday 10.00am - 10.00pm. NOTE: calls cost 5p a minute + your access charge: 0844 967 4848.
  • Youth Helpline (13-20 year-olds), open everyday 10.00am - 10.00pm: 0330 606 1174.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar UK

  • Bipolar UK offer advice and support for those living with bipolar disorder.
  • If you have questions or concerns about bipolar, call 0333 323 3880 to leave a message which will then be followed up on within three working days.

The Bipolar Foundation

Borderline personality disorder (BPD)

BPD World

  • For more information about BPD, and to search for support groups and help nearby, visit the BPD World website.

Complementary Therapy

Therapy Directory

  • Search for complementary therapists in your area here.

What therapy treatments are there?

  • Learn about different therapy treatments here.


Counselling Directory

  • Search for counsellors and psychotherapists in your area here.

Information on Counselling

  • Read about what to expect from counselling on the NHS choices website here.


Depression UK

  • Depression UK offers support and friendship to anyone affected by depression.

Depression support groups

  • Find out more about depression support groups here.

Eating Disorders

Beat Eating Disorders

  • Beat offers support and information for those living with eating disorders. Their helplines are open 12pm-8pm during the week & 4pm-8pm on weekends & bank holidays, you can also email:
  • Adult Helpline: 0808 801 0677/
  • Studentline: 0808 801 0811/
  • Youthline: 0808 801 0711/
  • Live 1-2-1 webchats are also available.

Anorexia and Bulimia Care

  • Anorexia and Bulimia Care provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for those living with eating disorders, and their families.
  • Their helpline is open from 9.30-5.30pm Mon-Fri: 03000 11 12 13.


Hypnotherapy Directory

  • Find a hypnotherapist in your area here.

What is hypnotherapy

  • Read about the different types of hypnotherapy here.

LGBT+ Support


  • Find information and support near you on the Stonewall website.

  • Call their info line, open (Mon-Fri 9.30am - 5.30pm): 08000 50 20 20

Maternal Mental Health

Maternal Mental Health Alliance


Nutritionist Resource

  • Find a nutritionist in your area here.

What is a nutritionist?

  • Read about what nutritionists do here.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

OCD Action


  • OCD-UK work with children and adults whose lives are affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
  • Call their information line Mon - Fri from 10am - 4.45pm: 03332 127 890.
  • Or email:

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


  • Visit the PTSD UK website for information and guidance on where to get help.

ASSIST Trauma Care

  • ASSIST Trauma Care offers support for adults and children, individuals and families, affected by a wide range of traumatic occurrences.
  • Call their helpline: 01788 560800.


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