MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY

999

If you are in a serious mental health crisis call 999 or visit your local A&E department.

SAMARITANS

116 123

Call Samaritans to talk about anything that is upsetting and if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, available 24/7.

YOUNGMINDS PARENTS HELPLINE

0808 802 5544

Call the Parents Helpline if you are a concerned parent or carer for detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25. Available 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

YOUNGMINDS CRISIS MESSENGER

85258

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

ANXIETY UK

03444 775 774

Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition. Available Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 7.30pm and Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 2pm.

BEAT EATING DISORDER HELPLINE

If you are struggling with an eating disorder or negative thoughts towards food, call this number to speak to a trained support worker who will be able to help you. Available 12pm–8pm during the week, and 4pm–8pm on weekends and bank holidays.

CHILDLINE

0800 11 11

When you call Childline, you’ll get through to a counsellor, they’re there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about. Available from 9am to midnight.