Samaritans - 116 123

Free confidential 24 hour helpline for people feeling distress or despair.

CALM – 0800 58 58 58

Helpline is available 5pm – midnight for men feeling down or suicidal. Webchat is available online.

Men’s Health Forum Text, chat and email 24 hour stress support for men.

Victim Support – 0808 16 89 111

Helpline for people affected by crime or traumatic events available 24 hours a day.

Rape Crisis

Support for those who have experienced rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence –

Mind – 0300 123 3393

A mental health charity that offers a variety of free services.

No Panic – 0844 967 4848

Support line available 10am – 10pm for suffers of panic attacks and OCD

SANE – 0300 304 7000

Line operates 4.30 – 10.30pm and offers emotional support, information and guidance for those affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

NHS – 999

If you are feeling suicidal, at risk to yourself and/or others please call the emergency services or go to your nearest A & E.


Bereavement Counselling by webchat weekdays 9am – 9pm


Information and tips for coping with common mental health problems

There are many more sources of support listed on the NHS website which can be found here.