Useful Information

Hello, please find below different websites and contact information that you might find useful. This list is not exhaustive and will be added to over time. If you know of a source of information that you found useful but is not listed here, please let me know so that it can be added for others.

Crisis
Call 999/111
Contact your local crisis team
Shout! (Crisis text line) 85258
Rape crisis: find local services 0808 802 9999 (12-2.30pm, 7-9.30pm daily)

Mental Health

Anxiety UK
A charity that provides support and services for those with anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression
Help
Infoline (9.30am-5.30pm M-F): 03444 775 774
Textline: 07537 416 905

Beat
A charity that informs and provides support on around eating disorders
Support services
One-to-one web chat
Helpline (open 12-8pm M-F, 4-8pm S/Su): 0808 801 0677

Blurt Foundation
A social enterprise dedicated to helping those who have been and are affected by depression
Resources
Free Printables

CALM
Campaign Against Living Miserably: a movement against suicide
Services
Helpline (open 5pm-midnight daily): 0800 58 58 58

Mental Health Foundation
A charity aiming at mental health prevention
Information

Mind
A charity that provides information, services and support to those with mental health problems and advocates of raising awareness and understanding
Information
Infoline (9am-6pm M-F): call: 0300 123 3393 / text: 86463

No Panic
A charity aimed at helping those with anxiety disorders
Resources
Helpline (open 10am-10pm daily): 0844 967 4848
Youth Helpline: 0330 606 1174

Rethink Mental Illness
A charity helping improve the lives of those who live with mental illness. They provide a range of services and campaigns
Advice and information
Help in your area
Advice contact details

Samaritans
A charity that provides confidential support and helplines to those who are in distress
Helpline (open 24 hours): 116 123
Email jo@samaritans.org (response time: 24 hours)

SANE
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, families and carers
Information
Helpline (open 4.30-10.30pm daily): 0300 304 7000

YoungMinds
Information and services focusing on children and young people mental health for CYP, parents and professionals
Information
Parents contact form
Parents Helpline (open 9.30am-4pm M-F): 0808 802 5544

Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous
Helpline (open 24 hours): 0800 917 7650

Narcotics Anonymous
Helpline (open 8am-midnight daily): 0300 999 1212

National Gambling Helpline
Helpline (open 8am-midnight daily): 0808 8020 133

Relationships, Abuse, Crime, Housing

Cruse Bereavement Care
Offer support, advice and information to all when someone dies
Information
Helpline (open 9.30am-5pm M/F, 9.30am-8pm T/W/Th): 0808 808 1677
Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk

Family Lives
National family support charity
Website
Helpline (open 9am-9pm M-F, 10am-3pm S/Su): 08000 28 22 33

NSPCC
A charity to help prevent abuse and neglect
Helpline (8am-10pm M-F, 9AM-6PM S/Su): 0808 800 5000 (Under 18 Childline: 0800 1111)
Email (24 hours): help@nspcc.org.uk

Refuge
A charity helping woman and children in domestic violence
Information
Helpline (24 hours): 0808 2000 247

Relate
The largest provider of relationship support in the UK
Help

Shelter
Give advice, support and legal services to those with housing issues and homelessness
Help
Helpline: 0808 800 4444

Victim Support
Independent charity offering support and advice following a crime
Help and support
Supportline (24 hours): 0808 168 9111