Further Help & Support

Where to get further help and support

If you're experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, there are lots of places you can go to for help.

Young Minds

Telephone: 020 7089 5050 (general enquiries)

Telephone: 0808 802 5544 (parents helpline, for any adult with concerns about the mental health of a child or young person)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

National charity committed to improving the mental health of all babies, children and young people. Provides information for both parents and young people.

 

ChildLine

Telephone: 0800 1111
Website: www.childline.org.uk

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything - no problem is too big or too small.

 

Samaritans

Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)
Website: www.samaritans.org

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

 

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line

Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday)
Email: online contact form
Website: http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff.

 

Various helplines:

www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

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