Useful contact information for crisis care

If you need to talk to somebody for help and support immediately, listed below are some useful numbers for services you may wish to approach:

Tel: 116 123 (24 hours, free to call in UK and Ireland)
Confidential, non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide.

Mind Infoline
Tel: 0133 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)
The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress.

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line
Tel: 0300 5000927 (10am-2pm Monday to Friday)
Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them.

Tel: 0300 304 7000 (6pm-11pm)
A national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.

The Mix
Tel: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)
Provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems.

Tel: 0800 1111
A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen.

A supportive online community where you can be yourself. Run by Mind.