Sometimes you need a bit of extra information, or maybe just someone to talk to. The mind can be a very lonely place. Here are some people you can call. This list is constantly updated. If you have a service that you would like to be included on this page, get in touch at email@example.com.
If you feel that you or someone you know may be a risk to themselves or others, then please dial 999 immediately.
Samaritans (116 123) operates a 24-hour service available every day of the year. If you prefer to write down how you're feeling, or if you're worried about being overheard on the phone, you can email Samaritans at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALM - CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is an excellent resource for young men who are feeling unhappy. As well as their website, CALM also has a helpline (0800 58 58 58).
Childline (0800 1111) runs a helpline for children and young people in the UK. Calls are free and the number won't show up on your phone bill.
People contact Bullying UK about all aspects of family life including child development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support. They also respond when life becomes complicated and provide support around family breakdown, aggression in the home, bullying, risky teenage behaviour and mental health concerns of both parents and their children. It is good to talk and they can help you find solutions and recommend further support within their own wider services and/or from their many partner organisations.
Depression Alliance is a charity for people with depression. It doesn't have a helpline, but offers a wide range of useful resources and links to other relevant information.
Papyrus (0800 068 41 41) is a voluntary organisation supporting teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal.
STUDENTS AGAINST DEPRESSION
Students Against Depression is a website for students who are depressed, have a low mood or are having suicidal thoughts.