There is always someone who cares.

If you are here, please know that we are so proud of you. You can get through this – you have survived every bad day so far. Let’s get through this one together.

Take a deep breath, and a brave step – call one of the numbers below to talk to someone about what is on your mind. There is always another human on the end of the line waiting for you.

You matter, and deserve to be heard.  


Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call them today on 116 123.

SHOUT 85258

You can access SHOUT’s textline by texting HECTOR to 85258 to speak to someone today. It is free, confidential and open 24/7.

Local NHS Helpline

Find a local urgent NHS helpline. It is 24/7 and will help you discover the best pathway to care for you or a loved one. 


CALM’s helpline is open every day from 5pm – midnight for anyone who needs a moment to talk through life’s problems. Call them on 0800 58 58 58.


Mind have both an information line and a legal line, so you can get advice and signposting on any mental health issue you are facing.


If you are a child or young person, you can call Childline on 0800 1111. No problem is too big or too small. There is always someone here for you.

Young Minds - Parents

If you are a concerned parent or guardian, call 0808 802 5544. Find out opening times and more information in the link below.


If you are under 35 and feeling suicidal, or you are worried about a young person’s mental health, please call Papyrus on 0800 068 41 41.

Hub of Hope

Can’t find what you need? Visit Hub of Hope for a list of local services that can help you. There is always someone to turn to. 

Looking for resources?

We’ve compiled a list of resources that you may find helpful.

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