Mental Health Resources
If you’re struggling with your mental health or need urgent advice or support, there are lots of places you can find help. Remember, you are never alone and there is always somewhere there to listen and support you. Below are some of the UK resources which are available.
Please note, the resources and advice given on this website are for informational purposes only.
Need Urgent Support?
If you need urgent support, right now, day or night, you can reach out to these helplines.
If you don’t feel you can keep yourself safe right now, please seek immediate help.
Remember, you are not alone and you deserve the help you need. Find out more at mind.org.uk.
The Samaritans are available to offer support 24/7. If you’re in crisis or need urgent mental health support you can call the Samaritans for free at any time, from any phone.
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Looking for Advice or Support?
If you’re looking for advice or non-urgent support for yourself, a friend or somebody you’re concerned about.
YoungMinds run a free, confidential parents helpline, which parents / carers can call if they are worried about how a child or young person is feeling or behaving.
Rethink Mental Illness
Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who support them,
The Mix provides judgement-free information and support on a range of issues for young people aged 13-25.
CALM offer accredited, confidential and free support to men anywhere in the UK through a helpline and a webchat service.
Contact is a collaboration of mental health charities and organisations, convened by The Royal Foundation. Each organisation offers mental health support for veterans. A wide range of support is available through these organisations for servicemen and women and their families.
Time to Change
Time to Change is a growing social movement working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems.
Heads Together is a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which combines a campaign to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health with fundraising for a series of innovative new mental health services.