Updated September 2020
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
British branch of this worldwide network
0800 917 7650
Anorexia and Bulimia Care
03000 11 12 13
Mon-Fri 9.30am to 6pm
08444 775 774
Text Service: 07537 416 905
Cruse Bereavement Care
Mon & Fri 9.30am – 5pm (exc. bank holidays)
Tues, Wed, Thurs 9.30am – 8pm
0808 808 1677
Eating Disorder Association
Weekdays 12pm – 8pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays 4pm–8pm
0808 801 0677
0808 801 0711
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
Eating Disorders Association
24 hour support line
028 90 235959
10am – 10pm daily
0300 330 0630
Everyday 10am -10pm
0844 967 4848
Men’s Advice Line
Male Domestic Abuse
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am -5pm
Wednesday 9am -8pm
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
Daily 10am – Midnight
0300 999 1212
Prevention of Young Suicide (under 35)
Weekdays 10am-10pm, Weekends and bank holidays 2pm-10pm
0800 068 4141
07786 209 697
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
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.
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.
Increasing understanding and awareness of depression
Bristol Crisis Service For Women
Support to women in emotional distress, and particularly to those who self-injure.
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.
Includes information on treatment and online resources.
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.
*You can also ask your GP for a referral