Age UK has a new helpline dedicated providing practical and emotional support to those over 70, especially those who are self-isolating and live alone.
Phone: 0166 299 2239
Alzheimers Society have a Dementia Connect support line for those worried about themselves or a loved during this time.
Phone: 0333 150 3456
Anxiety UK is a charity working to relieve and support those living with anxiety by offering information, support and understanding.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is a support line for men experiencing mental health issues.
Childline a confidential line for children to call if they need help or advice about any topic.
Phone: 0800 1111
1-2-1 virtual counselling: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/
Family Action aims to support adult family members to deal with the pressures of family life. They can provide a listening ear, answer particular parenting questions or help with guidance around more complex family issues. They can also provide longer-term support through regular sessions with their Befrienders and Counsellors. All support takes place via telephone, text message, web chat or email and is free.
Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. They provide an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.
MHM helps anyone aged 18+ who is experiencing emotional and mental health problems, providing information and support to empower people.
Phone: 0300 3230 189 (Mon-Sun 9am to 9pm)
Mind aims to support individuals with their mental health
A text messaging service providing expert advice and information for mothers who struggle with mental health issues during pregnancy and the baby’s first year.
Text: 07507 330 026 (Monday - Friday 9am – 4.30pm)
No Panic offers support and information for those who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders.
Papyrus UK is a charity working towards the prevention of young suicide.
Refuge is an organisation that helps women and children suffering from domestic abuse. They provide a freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
Respect offers a helpline for men suffering from domestic abuse.
Phone: 0808 8010327
Samaritans offers emotional support to all ages.
Phone: 116 123
The Silver Line is a helpline for those over the age of 55. The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Phone: 0800 4708 090 (24/7).
Stop It Now! aims to prevent child sexual abuse, the helpline is available for anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse.
Switchboard is a line for LGBT+ support.
A confidential mental health support free crisis helpline open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Phone: 0808 800 3302 (24/7)
Have a dedicated telephone line for anyone with a mental health concern to call for advice, information and guidance. You do not need to have a mental health diagnosis to use the service, you may be concerned about a friend, neighbour or relative and need some general advice about what to do.
Phone: 01858 411383 (Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fridays 9am-4.30pm).
Young Minds is a charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Parents Helpline - Monday to Friday 9.30am)
Text: text YM to 85258 (If you need urgent help)