Important Contacts

Navigating the complexities of mental health can be challenging, and seeking support is a courageous step toward wellbeing. Whether you're in crisis, need someone to talk to, or are looking for advice, you're not alone. This page compiles essential contacts for mental health support in the UK.


In Crisis? If you or someone you know is in crisis, it's important to reach out immediately. The helplines listed here offer confidential and compassionate support 24/7.


Seeking Advice or Support? For those seeking advice, guidance, or simply a listening ear, the organizations listed provide a range of services to support your mental health journey.


Remember, reaching out is a sign of strength. Explore the resources below, and know that help is available whenever you need it.

Your mental health matters, and support is just a call or click away.

Samaritans UK  provides confidential, non-judgmental support 24/7. Their dedicated volunteers offer a listening ear to those in emotional distress, ensuring no one faces their struggles alone. Whether in crisis or seeking someone to talk to, Samaritans is a lifeline of compassion and understanding.

Sound of Silence UK is there for you whether you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, self-harm, extreme anxiety or depression. They have trained responders to help assess your situation and provide coping tips and resources to better manage your mental health.

SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline, offering specialist emotional support, guidance, and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends, and carers. Open every day of the year from 4 pm to 10 pm, our helpline is here for you, especially during moments of crisis, recognizing that these moments vary for each individual.

CALM is a dedicated charity campaign focused on preventing male suicide and promoting mental well-being. Committed to providing support, CALM offers a helpline and online resources to help individuals navigate challenges and promote open conversations about mental health. Join the movement to combat loneliness, encourage mental wellness, and save lives.

PAPYRUS UK is a charity dedicated to preventing young suicide (under 35s) by providing support, raising awareness, and offering intervention services. Committed to saving young lives, PAPYRUS offers confidential helplines and resources for individuals struggling with suicidal thoughts and those concerned about someone else. Join the mission to create a society where young people feel understood, valued, and supported in their mental health journey. Reach out to PAPYRUS for assistance, encouragement, and vital resources.


If someone is in a severe mental health crisis or in immediate danger, it's crucial to seek urgent professional help. In the UK, you can call  NHS 111 for non-emergency medical advice or NHS 999 in cases of emergency. These services will connect you with the NHS, ensuring swift intervention and appropriate medical attention to ensure safety and provide the necessary treatment. It's essential to prioritize the well-being of individuals facing severe mental health challenges and to involve medical professionals promptly for their care and support.