Do you need mental health help now?

If you want to talk to someone right away, have a look through the list of organisations you can call for immediate help.

The Samaritans helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for people who want to talk in confidence. Call 116 123 (free).

If you’ve had thoughts of self-harming or are feeling suicidal, contact someone you can trust immediately, such as your GP, or a friend, colleague or relative.

 

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Mind Charity

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

Website: www.mind.org.uk

CALM

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)

Website: www.thecalmzone.net

NHS Helplines

The NHS Helplines page offers advice and various signposting for issues around abuse, addiction, alzheimer’s, bereavement, eating disorders, parenting and relationship issues.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/

The Mental Health Foundation

Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Backup Buddy

Backup Buddy is a mental health app for UK Police and Staff giving support and advice when you need it.

More information or to download the app – http://backupbuddy.uk/