Crisis contact details (UK)

***IF YOU ARE IN A CRISIS,
OR IMMEDIATE DANGER
TO YOURSELF OR OTHERS
CALL THE SAMARITANS
ON 116 123 OVER ANY
OF THE OTHER NUMBERS
***

Remember:
You don’t need to necessarily be suicidal to be having a crisis that requires help. Don’t think you’re a bother to anyone. You won’t be wasting anyone’s time, and you won’t be any trouble to anyone you contact.

The Samaritans
116 123
jo@samaritans.org

https://solis.directory/ Provides localised information including NHS and private sector therapists.

Support Line
They help with pretty much EVERY problem that requires emotional support.
Helpline: 01708 765200
Email: info@supportline.org.uk

Careline
0845 122 8622
Mon-Fri 10am-1pm, 7-10pm

Mind
0845 766 0163
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Rethink
0845 456 0455 or 0207 840 3188
advice@rethink.org

Saneline
0845 767 8000
6 – 11pm daily. Offers multilingual support

NHS Direct
111
24 hour Self Injury Support

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support
0808 802 9999
Daily 12 – 2.30pm, 7 – 9.30pm

Survivors UK for male abuse victims
0845 122 1201 Mon, Tue, Thur 7 – 9.30pm

National Self Harm Network
0800 622 6000
7 – 11pm

Anxiety Alliance
0845 296 7877
10am – 10pm
anxietyalliance@ntlworld.com

No Panic 0808 808 0545

Anxiety UK
08444 775 774 Mon-Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm
support@anxietyuk.org.uk

Depression Alliance
0845 123 23 20

B-eat Eating Disorder Association
08456 341 414
Mon-Fri
12 noon-5 or 8.30
help@b-eat.co.uk

Crossline National Christian Helpline
0300 111 0101
9am – midnight

OCD Action
0845 390 62 32
10-4 Mon-Fri
support@ocdaction.org.uk

Young Minds for parents
0808 802 5544
Mon-Fri 9.30am -4pm
parents@youngminds.org.uk

Hearing Voices
0845 122 86 42
Tues 1 – 4pm

Premier Lifeline (Christian)
0300 111 0101
Daily 9am – 12mn

Chinese Mental Health Association
0845 1228 660
Mon-Fri 4-6pm

BPD World Support for Borderline Personality Disorder
08700 053 273

Bipolar UK
0333 323 3880 or 020 7931 6480
info@bipolaruk.org.uk

Domestic Violence
0808 2000 247
24 hour

Survivors of bereavement by suicide
0844 561 6855
9am – 9pm daily

Cruse Bereavement 0844 477 9400
9 – 5pm

Alcoholics Anonymous
0845 769 7555

Frank (drugs)
0800 77 66 00 24 hours (Multilingual)

Narcotics Anonymous
0300 999 1212

Alzheimers Society
0845 300 0336

Dementia helpline
0800 888 6678
9.00 – 21.00 Mon-Fri
9.00 – 17.00 Sat-Sun
helpline@dementiauk.org

Post-Natal Illness
020 7386 0868
office hours

Parentline
0808 800 2222

Muslim Youth Helpline
0808 808 2008
Mon – Fri 6pm – 12mn
Sat – Sun 12noon – 12mn
help@myh.org.uk

Muslim Community Helpline
0208 904 8193, 0208 908 6715
Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm

Jewish Helpline
0800 652 9249
Sun-Thurs 12-12mn
Friday 12-3pm (winter) 12-6pm (summer)

Rethink – Asian mental health helpline
0808 800 2073
Mon & Wed 4 – 7pm, Tues, Thur 12 – 3pm

National Debtline
0808 808 4000
Mon – Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 9.30am-1pm

ASIST Gypsy and Traveller suicide and depression helpline
07393561735

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) Help for men with a variety of issues 0800 58 58 58
5pm-midnight 365 days a year. Web chat: https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/
5pm-midnight 365 days a year.

National Breastfeeding Line
0300 100 0212

NCT Breastfeeding Line
0300 330 0700

Shelter – housing and homelessness advice
0808 800 4444.
It’s free and available 365 days a year. https://england.shelter.org.uk/get_help/helpline

HopeLineUK for under 35s
0800 068 4141
text 07786209697
pat@papyrus-uk.org
10am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends and 2pm – 10pm bank holidays

The Mix for 13-25 year olds
0808 808 4994
4pm – 11pm every day
https://www.themix.org.uk/get-support/speak-to-our-team

Switchboard for LGBTQ+
0300 330 0630
chris@switchboard.lgbt
10am – 10pm every day

Blue Cross Pet Bereavement helpline
08000966606

Lifelink [Scotland only]
Self-referral service for counselling and 1-1 support.
https://www.lifelink.org.uk/

Crisis Text Line
Text SHOUT to 85258
24/7

Women’s Aid
(Website has guidelines for hiding the fact you have been accessing help if you are in danger here.
Also has large EXIT SITE button to take you to google quickly if needed.
Women’s Aid Live Chat
Email (response within 5 days)

Breathing Space (Scotland Only)
0800 83 85 87
Mon-Thur 18.00-2.00
Friday 18.00 through to 6.00 Monday [24 Hour Sat/Sun] BSL translation relay service

StepChange (debt advice)
0800 138 11118
https://www.stepchange.org/
Mon-Fri 8.00-20.00
Sat 8.00-16.00

PDSA (emergency line for animal/pet medical treatment – support given for low income etc.)
0800 731 2502

 

Thanks to hairyfacedhooman for originally posting this compiled list, and thanks to the others who contributed in the comments.