National UK Resources

AGE UK

‘Age UK's vision is for a world where everyone can love later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling in a number of ways…’
0800 678 1174
www.ageuk.org.uk

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

‘Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.’
0800 9177 650
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

BEAT

UK’s eating disorder charity provides phone support and information everyday between 4pm -10pm.
Helpline 0808 801 0677
Youthline 0808 801 0711
www.b-eat.co.uk

CENTREPOINT

‘Centrepoint provide accommodation, health support and life skills to homeless young people aged 16-25, to them back into education, training and employment.’
0845 466 3400
www.centrepoint.org.uk

CALM

For men aged 15 – 35.
'Our national helpline is open 7 days a week, 5pm to midnight. Callers can talk through any issue, we’ll listen and offer information and signposting. Calls are anonymous & confidential and won’t show up on your phone bill. Calls are free from landlines, payphones and Orange, Virgin & 3 mobile networks. Other mobile networks and supermarket brand sims may charge.'
0800 58 58 58
www.thecalmzone.net

CARERS UK

‘Our expert telephone advice and support service is here if you want to talk about caring. If you're looking for answers, our online information and support is the best place to start.’
0808 808 7777
www.carersuk.org 

CHILDLINE

‘Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. You can talk to us on the phone, by email or through 1-2-1 counsellor chat. Whatever feels best for you.’
0800 1111
www.childline.org.uk

CITIZENS ADVICE

‘We provide free, confidential and impartial advice. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face.
People come to us with all sorts of issues. You may have money, benefit, housing or employment problems. You may be facing a crisis, or just considering your options.’
England 03444 111 444
Wales 03444 77 20 20
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

COUNSELLING DIRECTORY

‘Find a counselor or psychotherapist near you.’
www.counselling-directory.org.uk

FRANK

Friendly, confidential drugs advice.
0300 123 6600
www.talktofrank.com

HOPELINE UK

Confidential young suicide prevention advice.
0800 068 4141
www.papyrus-uk.org

LGBT FOUNDATION

Advice, support and information for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
0345 3 30 30 30
www.lgbt.foundation

MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

‘Support and research for good mental health.’
020 7803 1100
www.mentalhealth.org.uk

MIND

‘We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.’
0300 123 3393
www.mind.org.uk

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

‘N.A. is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.’
0300 999 1212
www.ukna.org

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE

‘The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.’
0808 2000 247
www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

NIGHTLINE

‘Nightline is a student listening service which is open at night and run by students for students. Every night of term, student volunteers answer calls, emails, instant messages, texts and talk in person to their fellow university students about anything that’s troubling them.’
www.nightline.ac.uk

NATIONAL SURVIVOR USER NETWORK

NSUN provides information and networking opportunities, promotes self-management, and peer to peer support. It aims to collate up to date and valid information that can be used to inform and influence mental health policy makers and service providers.
020 7820 8982
www.nsun.org.uk

REFUGEE COUNCIL

The Refugee Council's Holistic Integration Service supports newly recognised refugees to make the challenging first steps towards resettlement.
020 7346 6700
www.refugeecouncil.org.uk 

RELATE

Our services include Relationship Counselling for individuals and couples, Family Counselling, MediationChildren and Young People's Counselling and Sex Therapy.
0300 100 1234
www.relate.org.uk

RETHINK MENTAL ILLNESS

We provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.’
0300 5000 927
www.rethink.org

REVOLVING DOORS

‘We’re looking for individuals who want to make their feelings known directly to those who provide our country’s social, health and justice services. If you have experience of the cycle of personal crisis and crime and would like to use your experience to help others we’d like to hear from you.’
020 7407 0747
www.revolving-doors.org.uk/

SAMARITANS

'Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal…We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.'
116 123
www.samaritans.org

SANE

‘SANE runs a national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. We are open every day of the year from 4:30pm to 10:30pm.’
0300 304 7000
www.sane.org.uk

ST MUNGO’S

‘We provide a bed and support to more than 2,600 people a night who are either homeless or at risk, and work to end homelessness and rebuild lives.’
0203 856 6000
www.mungos.org

PANDAS FOUNDATION

‘The PANDAS Foundation is here to help support and advise any parent who is experiencing a perinatal mental illness. We are also here to inform and guide family members, carers, friends and employers as to how they can support someone who is suffering.’
0843 28 98 401 (every day from 9am-8pm)
www.pandasfoundation.org.uk

SHELTER

‘Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services.’
0808 800 4444
www.shelter.org.uk/

TOGETHER

We offer a wide variety of support to help people deal with the personal and practical impacts of mental health issues.
0207 780 7300
www.together-uk.org

YOUNG MINDS

Our free Parents' Helpline is a lifeline to thousands of parents and carers each year who are worried about the emotional problems or behaviour of a child or young person.
0808 802 5544
www.youngminds.org.uk




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