Where to turn for help

Where to turn to for help

 

It is okay to not be okay. We all need someone to talk to sometimes. If you feel overwhelmed, at risk of abuse or experiencing financial need, there are people you can call on for support:

 

Mental health

 

 

ORGANISATION

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Mental Health Foundation

 

Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities

 

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

 

Mind

 

A mental health charity

 

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm) Website: www.mind.org.uk

 

PAPYRUS

 

Youth suicide prevention society

 

Phone: 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 9am to

10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)

 

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

 

Samaritans

 

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair

 

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline) Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

 

SANE

 

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers

 

Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

 

YoungMinds

 

A charity dedicated to children’s mental health

 

Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to

Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)

 

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

 

Cruse Bereavement Care

 

Support for grief and bereavement

 

Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to

5pm)

 

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Domestic violence

 

 

ORGANISATION

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

NSPCC

 

Child protection charity

 

Phone: 0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)

 

0800 1111 for children (ChildLine’s 24-hour helpline)

 

 

 

ORGANISATION

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

 

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

 

Refuge

 

Advice on dealing with domestic violence

 

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline) Website: www.refuge.org.uk