Advice and support
Gives free confidential information and advice to help people sort out their money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Support for children and young people
020 7336 8445
Provides information and advice for anyone with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person.
Free, national helpline for children and young people in trouble or danger.
Listening, support and information service run by students for students.
Other places you could go for support
Infoline on issues relating to older people.
Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
020 7837 7324
Provides information, support and referral services.
020 7346 6700
The UK’s largest organisation working with refugees and asylum seekers.
0300 100 1234
Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support.
Produces guidelines on best practice in health care, including
recommended treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
08444 775 774
Works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by
providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range
of services, including 1:1 therapy.
Carers UK is the voice of carers. It improves their lives by providing
information, advice, support and by campaigning for change.
Mental health charities, groups and services
https://youngminds.org.uk (for parents)
Call 116 123
We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.
TappyTwins (UK) C.I.C.
We are a forward-thinking, one stop support service that focuses on the mental and emotional health and well-being of children and adults; through 1-2-1, workshops and family support. Whilst we encourage positive and emotional well-being, we hold a firm focus on prevention.
Visit the webchat page
Face to face and Online support and live chat service for teenagers. A division of Tappy Twins.
Visit the webchat page
Out of hours medical support
they will help you find the support and help you need.
020 7780 7300
Supports people through mental health services.
The Centre for Mental Health
020 7827 8300
Working to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems.
0845 123 2320
Provides information and support to those who are affected by depression via publications, supporter services and a network of self-help groups.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
Call 0800 58 58 58
Call 0800 068 41
For people under 35 years of age
BACP Find a Therapist Directory
Through the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) you can find out more about counselling services in your area.
0843 28 98 401 (every day from 9am-8pm)
PANDAS Foundation vision is to support every individual with pre (antenatal), postnatal depression or postnatal psychosis in England, Wales and Scotland. We campaign to raise awareness and remove the stigma. We provide our PANDAS Help Line; Support Groups offer online advice to all and much more.
0300 123 6600
Free 24-hour national drugs helpline.