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Emergency Resources /
If an emergency arises, please do not handle it alone.
In urgent cases please call the emergency services
From the UK
Helpline: 116 123
A helpline available for anyone struggling to cope and providing a safe place to talk 24 hours a day
Text SHOUT to 85258
Helpline: 0800 1111
ChildLine is a free, 24 hour, confidential helpline for children and young people who need to talk childline.org.uk
0300 123 3393
Mind provides advice and support (including an online chat facility) on a range of topics including types of mental health problems, self-harm, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales. mind.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 801 0525
Rethink Mental Illness offers practical help and information (including an online chat facility) for anyone affected by mental illness on a wide range of topics such as The Mental Health Act, living with mental illness, medication and care.
Helpline: 0300 304 7000
SANE provides confidential emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness. It also provides a resource for anyone affected by suicide. sane.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 808 4994
The Mix provide non-judgmental support and information (including an online chat facility) for young people under 25 on a variety of issues including mental wellbeing, sex & relationships, exam stress, money, drugs and self-harm.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
The 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline, run by Refuge is for women experiencing domestic abuse, their family, friends and others calling on their behalf. nationaldahelpline.org.uk
Women’s Aid provides practical support and information for women experiencing domestic violence via the Survivor’s Handbook and local domestic violence services.
Helpline: 0808 801 0327 Men’s Advice Line is a confidential service for male victims of domestic abuse offering support to help men keep themselves (and their children) safe. mensadviceline.org.uk
Helpline: 0300 123 1110 Drinkline is a confidential helpline for those worried about their own or someone else’s drinking. They can put you in touch with your local alcohol advice centre for help and support.
Helpline: 0800 9177 650
Alcoholics Anonymous provides opportunities to share experience, strength and hope to recover from alcoholism.
Helpline: 0300 123 6600
FRANK provides a confidential service to anyone wanting information, advice or support about any aspect of drugs. FRANK also has an online chat support facility. talktofrank.com
Helpline: 0808 8020 133
The National Gambling Helpline offers confidential support, advice and free counselling to people concerned about their gambling or the gambling of friends or family.
Citizens Advice Service provides information on benefits, employment and housing and help on debt, credit and legal issues.
Helpline: 0800 138 7777
MoneyHelper brings together the support and services (including an online chat facility) of three government-backed financial guidance providers.
Kicks Count is the UK’s leading baby movement campaign providing information guide for expectant mums and dads and a range of support options.
Helpline: 0800 0147 800 Tommy’s provides a free information service about health in pregnancy, plus bereavement support for anyone who has experienced a pregnancy loss.
Helpline: 03457 30 40 30
British Pregnancy Advisory Service is an independent healthcare charity caring for women and couples who decide to end a pregnancy or are considering adoption.
Fertility Network UK offers information, advice and support for anyone suffering from infertility related problems.
Helpline: 0300 330 0700
The UK’s leading charity for parents provides education on all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.
Helpline: 0800 138 0509
Twins Trust help parents to meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.
Helpline: 0808 808 1677
Cruse Bereavement Care provides support after the death of someone close including face to face, telephone, group support, as well as bereavement support for children.
Helpline: 0808 808 1677
Support for children and young people affected by the death of someone close.
Helpline: 0800 448 0800
The National Bereavement Partnership provides a support helpline, counselling referral and befriending service for all those suffering from bereavement, grief, living loss, mental health issues, and those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
Helpline: 0808 800 4040
Cancer Research UK provides easy to understand information to anyone affected or concerned about cancer.
The National Autistic Society provides information and guidance to autistic people and their families.