Mental Health Helplines And Resources

mental health helplines resources

Everybody could use a helping hand. If you’re in need of extra support please know that you don’t have to go through it alone.

Call 999 if you or someone you know experiences an acute life-threatening medical or mental health emergency.

Call 111 if you or someone you know needs urgent care, but it’s not life threatening.

NHS Crisis Line: 0800 028 8000

Alcoholics Anonymous
British branch of this worldwide network
0800 917 7650

Anorexia and Bulimia Care
03000 11 12 13

Anxiety UK
Mon-Fri 9.30am to 6pm
08444 775 774
Text Service: 07537 416 905

Eating Disorder Association
Weekdays 12pm – 8pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays 4pm–8pm
0808 801 0677
B-eat Youthline
0808 801 0711

Bipolar UK
0333 323 3880 or 020 7931 6480
Note: This is a callback service

(Campaign Against Living Miserably) For men aged 15-35
5pm to midnight daily Nationwide: 0800 58 58 58
London: 0808 802 58 58

Combat Stress
For Veteran’s Mental Health
24 hour helpline
0800 138 1619 or text 07537 173683 

Cruse Bereavement Care
Mon & Fri 9.30am – 5pm (exc. bank holidays)
Tues, Wed, Thurs 9.30am – 8pm
0808 808 1677?

Eating Disorders Association
24 hour support line
028 90 235959

LGBTQ Switchboard 
10am – 10pm daily
0300 330 0630 

No Panic
Everyday 10am -10pm
0844 967 4848

Men’s Advice Line
Male Domestic Abuse
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am -5pm
Wednesday 9am -8pm
0808 8010327

For people affected by learning disabilities
Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm
0808 808 1111

The leading mental health charity in England and Wales
0300 123 3393 or text 86463

Narcotics Anonymous
Daily 10am – Midnight
0300 999 1212

Dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
24 hour helpline for children
0800 1111 
24 hour helpline for adults concerned about a child
0808 800 5000
Email: help@nspcc.org.uk.

Prevention of Young Suicide (under 35)
Weekdays 10am-10pm, Weekends and bank holidays 2pm-10pm
0800 068 4141
07786 209 697

Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre
Daily 12:00 – 14:30 then 19:00 – 21:30
National Helpline: 0808 802 9999

Rape Crisis
Open daily inc. bank holidays 12pm -2:30pm and 7pm-9:30pm
0808 802 9999

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
24 hour helpline 0808 2000 247

Expert mental health advice line
Mon – Fri exc. bank holidays 9:30am – 4pm
0300 5000 927

Nation wide mental health charity
4.30pm – 10.30pm daily
0300 304 7000

Confidential support in times of despair
24hrs 7 days a week
116 123

Young Minds (UK
For urgent help text YM to 85258
Non-urgent helpline for parents worried about their child: 0808 802 5544 (Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4pm)

The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network
The UK’s largest independent organisation specialises in working psychologically, with people who identify as Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean.

Useful Resources : Certified Support Websites

Black Dog Tribe
A social networking platform for people affected by mental health problems

Black Minds Matter
A trusted forum for culturally-competent mental health programs and services for Black and marginalized communities.

Blurt Foundation
Increasing understanding and awareness of depression

Bristol Crisis Service For Women
Support to women in emotional distress, and particularly to those who self-injure.

Counselling Directory
Find the right professional support near you.

Loveland Therapy Fund (USA)
Offers free therapy vouchers to black women and girls. Also coordinates access to care with Therapy for Black Girls, National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network, Talkspace and more.

Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.

Rest for Resistance (USA)
Rest for Resistance is a trans-led organisation that aims to empower LGBTQIA+ people of colour.

Mental Health Foundation
UK Mental Health Charity

*(England only) Search form to find mental health services in your local area. You can also ask your GP for a referral.

OCD Action
Includes information on treatment and online resources.

Relationship Support.

The Wheel Of Wellness
A visual framework to help improve your wellbeing. Comes with  tips to test, activities to try and places to visit.

The Listening Place
Free Face-to-face Support for people battling suicidal ideation.

?USA Helplines

Suicide Prevention Line
24/7 confidential support

Nationwide toll-free from 6pm to 10pm PST.
(310) 855-HOPE or (800) TLC-TEEN

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