If you feel you need some help right now, try these links and numbers.
If you are in an emergency situation – if you or others are in danger – please call 999.
For Covid-19 health concerns, visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19
Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 917 7650. Supporting alcoholics with recovery.
BEAT Eating Disorders Helpline 0808 801 0677 YouthLine 0808 801 0711. Support for people with eating disorders.
Beaumont Society 01582 412220. Information for support of the transgender community.
CALM 0800 58 58 58. Online and phone support for men struggling with life, evenings 5pm to midnight
ChildLine 0800 1111. Online and phone support for young people.
Combat Stress 0800 138 1619. For active service personnel and veterans coping with trauma, PTSD, anxiety or depression.
Galop – LGBT Domestic Abuse 0800 999 5428. Support for people experiencing abuse or hate crime.
MenCasa Support for male victims of domestic abuse, domestic violence and false accusation.
MIND 0300 123 3393. Information about different difficulties, i.e. bipolar, personality disorder, dissociation, anxiety, panic, paranoia, eating problems, psychosis, self-harm, OCD, post-natal depression, PTSD etc
Muslim Youth Helpline 0808 808 2008. Help and confidential support for young Muslim people.
NAPAC (National Association People Abused in Childhood) 0808 8010 331. Supporting people who have experienced abuse in childhood.
NHS Direct 111. If you have an urgent medical problem and don’t know what to do.
No Panic Helpline 0844 967 4848 Youth Helpline 0330 606 1174. Support for people experiencing panic or anxiety.
Papyrus; Prevention of Young Suicide. 0800 068 4141 Support for young people with suicidal feelings.
PODS – Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors 0800 181 4420. Information and support about coping with trauma, dissociation and dissociative identity.
Rape Crisis for Female Survivors 0808 802 9999. Support if you have experienced rape or sexual assault.
Refuge 0808 2000 247. For women and children experiencing domestic violence.
SafeLine Male Survivors 0808 800 5005 Young People 0808 800 5007. Supports men and children who have experienced abuse.
Samaritans 116 123. Support if you feel you are in a crisis.
SaneLine 0300 304 7000 For men who have experienced sexual violence.
Shelter 0808 800 4444. For people in need of urgent support around homelessness.
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline 0300 330 0630. A safe space for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional wellbeing.
Women’s Aid. 0808 2000 247. For women and children experiencing domestic violence.