Useful contacts

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy.

Helpline 08444 775 774 Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm

CALM

Helpline for men at risk of suicide, or wishing to talk to someone.

0800 5858585 or 0808 8025858 if you are within London. (5pm – midnight, everyday) London text service (start your first message CALM 1) and Merseyside text service(start your first message CALM 2) on 07537 404 717. Same service hours.

Carers UK

Helpline providing advice & information for carers on any issue including benefits, residential care, the Carer’s Act and respite care.

Helpline 0808 808 7777 Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Email advice@carersuk.org

Mind

Information service for users of mental health services, carers and other groups. Information on types of mental distress, treatments, therapies and legal information.

Mind Helplines

Papyrus

Suicide prevention for young people up to the age of 35

0800 068 41 41 Monday - Friday 10am – 5pm & 7pm – 10pm, Weekends 2pm – 5pm
Or text: 07786 209697

Email pat@papyrus-uk.org

Rethink

Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

Helpline 0300 5000 927 Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm

Samaritans

The Samaritans provide 24 hour, confidential, emotional support for anyone in crisis.

Helpline 08457 90 90 90
Email jo@samaritans.org

Sane

SANE services provide practical help, emotional support and specialist information to individuals affected by mental health problems, their family, friends and carers.

Helpline 0845 767 8000
Email support

YoungMinds

Charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Parents Helpline 0808 802 5544 Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4pm