08457 90 90 90 in the UK and Northern Ireland
1850 60 90 90 in the Republic of Ireland
Text service: 07725 90 90 90 (UK) or 0872 60 90 90 (Republic of Ireland)
Email support: firstname.lastname@example.org
PO Box 90,
The Samaritans provide confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. You don’t have to be suicidal to call them, they are there to listen if you’re worried about something, feel upset or confused, or you just want to talk to someone.
If you find it impossible to talk about your problems, you can email email@example.com
In addition to the telephone lines and confidential email service, numerous local branches offer a face-to-face service. To see if there is a branch in your area click here.
For help, advice and reassurance, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year ring 111 when it’s less urgent than 999.
The Mix has a free helpline for young people to talk to trained supporters about any issue that’s troubling them:
0808 808 4994.
Papyrus is the UK national charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people. For practical advice on suicide prevention: HOPELineUK 0800 068 41 41
The YoungMinds Parents’ Helpline offers free confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25. Free telephone 0808 802 5544 Monday to Friday 9.30am-4pm or email.
Helplines Partnership allows you to find a helpline for your particular need.
Telephone 0300 330 7777 or email.