Thank you for being open and honest about your feelings. Lots of support is available in the UK if you would find it helpful to seek further help for your psychological wellbeing. We have listed some different national services below. You can also discuss your mood with your doctor and explore the possibility of being referred for psychological support. .If you live outside the UK, please contact your doctor for information about mental health services local to you.

If you live in the UK and need urgent help, then please visit your local A&E department or call 111 to discuss the support available to you. If you live outside the UK, then get in touch with your doctor for information about where to get urgent help if you need it.

UK mental health support contact details:


Provides a free listening service open 24/7

Phone: 116 123

Or email: jo@samaritans.org.uk (Replies within 24 hours)

CALM-Men’s mental health charity

Provides a free helpline open from 5pm-midnight everyday

Call: 0800 585858

CALM also offers webchat which can be accessed via: https://www.thecalmzone.net/


Provides information and Resources (including information about how to help someone else struggling with their mental health), These can be found at: http://www.mind.org.uk

Call: 0300 123 3393

Text: 86463

Opening hours: 4:30pm – 10:30pm Monday to Friday.

Domestic Abuse Helplines

National Domestic Abuse Helpline: Refuge

Helpline open 24/7 Call: 0808 2000 247 More resources and a form to access online support anonymously can be found on their website: https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/Contact-us

Respect-charity for men experiencing domestic abuse

Free helpline available:

Monday: 9am – 8pm, Tuesday: 9am – 5pm,

Wednesday: 9am – 8pm, Thursday: 9am – 5pm

Friday: 9am – 5pm

Call: 0808 8010327

Email: info@mensadviceline.org.uk


Mental health resources for children and young people

Young Minds

Provides online resources for children, young people and their parents.


Young Minds Crisis Text Messenger (open 24/7)

Text ‘YM’ to: 85258

Parents Helpline: 08088 025544

Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm


Webchat and phone open 9am to midnight

Website: https://www.childline.org.uk/

Telephone: 0800 1111


Online resources: https://papyrus-uk.org/

Help line-contact for confidential support and advice for yourself or on behalf of a young person.

Call: 0800 068 4141

Text: 07860 039967

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

Opening hours:

Weekdays: 9am – 10pm

Weekends & bank holidays: 2pm – 10pm

Support Groups, Drop in Centres and CBT


Text care service – To access this complete the form on the Sane website:


Email: support@sane.org.uk

Sane also offer various support forums on their website http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/supportforum/support_rooms/


For emergencies please call 000

In addition, If you need to speak to someone urgently, call Lifeline 13 11 14 or Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467.

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