Do you need urgent help?

If you need to speak to someone right now, here are some confidential options which provide 24/7 support.  If you're worried you might hurt yourself or someone else, please call 999, or go to your nearest A and E.

Lifeline

For people who are experiencing distress or despair.

0808 808 8000

Childline

Helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night.

0800 1111

Samaritans

24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You don't have to be suicidal to call us

Information & Support

From treatment to recovery, whether it's for ourselves or supporting someone else, we've got a range of information to help you on the way.

It can be tough to know where to start if we, or someone we care for, is experiencing a mental health issue. Explore our guides below, which walk you through causes of mental illness, treatment, recovery and support.