Mental Health

Numbers to call for information, advice and support
around your own mental health or someone else's.

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YoungMinds offer a crisis messenger 24/7 for free crisis support across the UK. They aim to connect you with a trained volunteer within 5 minutes of messaging the number. You can text anonymously - they will only share your number if they feel you are in danger.  Read more on their website here.

HOPELineUK offer confidential support and advice for people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide, or someone who is concerned about a young person who has thoughts of suicide. They can tell you where you can access help and give you advice on how to talk to others about suicide. 

Rethink Mental Illness can offer advice and practical help on community care, the mental health act, welfare benefits, criminal justice and carers rights. They can also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care and treatment. 

Rethink Mental Illness 

0121 522 7007

Samaritans offer a safe place to talk to someone anytime you need about any issue you are facing. They are all trained volunteers, and you can talk about whatever you are feeling - you don't have to be suicidal. They can also give you the contact numbers of organisations that may help you with your situation. 

Samaritans Helpline

116 123


Text Line

0800 068 41 41

Advice Line
0300 5000 927

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger


0800 58 58 58

CALM offer a helpline for men in crisis or for those worried about a man in their life. 5pm - midnight for free crisis support across the UK. All calls are anonymous. They also have a webchat to talk online - here.

CALM helpline

Remember to call 999 if you or someone else is at risk of harm.

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