Wellbeing resources

Mental health help and support services

 

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Samaritans

Provides confidential, non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

  • Call 166 123 (24 hours a day, free to call

  • jo@samaritans.org


Mind

Mind provides confidential mental health information services. With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind also has a network of nearly 200 local Mind associations providing local services.

  • 0300 123 3393 (9am-5pm Monday to Friday)

  • info@mind.org.uk

Rethink Mental Illness

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England and Northern Ireland.

  • 0300 5000 927 (10am-2pm Monday to Friday)

  • info@rethink.org

  • rethink.org

Sane

Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them

Childline
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything no problem is too big or too small.
Elefriends

Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it's like to struggle sometimes, and this is a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Our "Being active" theme helps community members easily share and find content about being active, to motivate, inspire and support each other.