Mental Health and Wellbeing - immediate support and help
Shout (for children, young people and adults) Text CONNECT to 85258 (UK), 24 hours a day More info: giveusashout.org
If you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help, get in touch with Shout, the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.
Available 24 hours a day for children and young people, help and advice about a wide range of issues, talk to a counsellor online, send ChildLine an email or post on the message boards.
Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.
Offers advice and support to service users; has a network of local associations in England and Wales to which people can turn for help and assistance.
Rethink Mental Illness works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, recover a better quality of life. It provides effective services and support and campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding.
SANE services provide practical help, emotional support and specialist information to individuals affected by mental health problems, their family, friends and carers.
NHS mental health services
Find local mental health services on the NHS website.
You can also get advice from NHS 111 phone service.