Samaritans - Helpline 08457 90 90 90 (UK)
Confidential emotional support for anyone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You can also e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to 'Chris' P.O. Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA for support.
Some centres also offer face to face support, usually by appointment.
Support Line - 0208 554 9004
A confidential helpline providing emotional support to individuals of any any on any issue. Support line also has a database of local services. Ring for helpline opening hours. You can also email email@example.com
Saneline - 0845 767 8000
Offers practical care and support for anybody affected by mental health problems. Open noon to 11pm Monday to Friday, noon to 6pm Saturday & Sunday.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
A helpline for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.
5pm to midnight, every day of the year
Nightline (For University Students)
National organisation of NightLine student helplines in Universities across the UK. Visit the website to find out if your Uni has one.
No Panic - Helpline 0808 808 0545
Support for people who experience panic attacks, and those with phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, general anxiety disorder and who are withdrawing from tranquillisers. (10am-10pm every day)
email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Webpage:www.nopanic.org.uk
They will be able to provide help and advice. Your GP can also provide access to appropriate specialist services and local organisations.
You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
NHS mental health services
Find local mental health services on the NHS website. www.nhs.uk
Childline Free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday.
Mind -Infoline Offers advice and support to service users; has a network of local associations in England and Wales to which people can turn for help.
0300 123 3393, text number: 86463
Beat Provides helplines, self-help groups and online support to anyone affected by eating disorders.
Helpline: 0808 801 0677,
Youthline: 0808 801 0711,
Studentline: 0808 801 0811
NSPCC Provides helplines and information on child abuse, child protection and safeguarding children.
0808 800 5000
Young Minds Young Minds has a Parent Helpline that offers free confidential telephone and email support to any adult worried about the wellbeing of a child or young person.
0808 802 5544
Youth Wellbeing Directory
Helps you find support for mental health and wellbeing of young people up to age 25 across the UK.
Free resource about mental health and addiction issues. It has advice and documents on issues including depression, anxiety, self-harm, bipolar, eating disorders and coping.
Health Talk Online
Aims to provide balanced information about the experience of everyday life with a range of health conditions and issues, what to expect both physically and mentally, overcoming practical difficulties, making decisions about treatment and talking to health professionals.
Mental Health Foundation This website offers a wide range of information about mental health issues.
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. They support young people under 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, as well as people concerned about someone else.
Their HopelineUK service is open 9am - midnight every day of the year (including weekends and bank holidays).