Immediate Support
If you are in a crisis or any other person is in immediate danger – don’t use this site. These resources can provide you with immediate help.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK
Offers a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide.
UK-wide, open 24/7
Samaritans
Samaritans
If you just need to talk, these services offer confidential support from trained volunteers. You can talk about anything that's troubling you, no matter how difficult.
UK-wide, open 24/7
Call: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org for a reply within 24 hours
Text: "SHOUT" to 85258 to contact the Shout Crisis
If you are under 19:
Call: 0800 1111 The number will not appear on your phone bill
If you live in Wales:
7pm-11pm every day
Call: 0808 164 0123 (Welsh language line)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Mind
Provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
UK-wide, open 24/7
National Domestic Abuse Hotline
National Domestic Abuse Hotline
If you are exepriencing domestic abuse.
UK-wide, open 24/7
Community Advice and Listening Line, Wales
C.A.L.L. (Community Advice and Listening Line, Wales)
These services are for anyone who's struggling. They won't judge you. They're free and anonymous.
Wales, open 24/7
Call:  0808 132 737
Text: “help” followed by a question to 81066
NHS 111
NHS 111
111 will tell you the right place to get help if you need to see someone. You may be able to speak to a nurse, or mental health nurse, over the phone.
UK-wide, open 24/7
Call:  111
Nightline
Nightline
If you're a student, you can look on the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too.
UK-wide, open 24/7
Saneline
SANEline
If you're experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else.
Every day 4.30pm–10.30pm
Switchboard
Switchboard
LGBTQ+ services with operators all identifying as LGBTQ+
Every day 10am–10pm
Online chat on: switchboard.lgbt
Find a helpline
Find a helpline
If you don’t live in the UK or unsure where to turn.
Call 999 or go to A&E now if:
Someone's life is at risk – for example, they have seriously injured themselves or taken an overdose. You do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe.
Call:  999