If you are struggling with your mental health, our recommendation as a place to start is the Hub of Hope.
There are also a number of other services available (listed below).
The Hub of Hope is the UK’s leading mental health support database. It is provided by national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place for the first time.
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You can find the telephone number for the local NHS ‘crisis line’. NHS Mental Health urgent helplines support people of all ages. You can call for yourself or someone else. You will be able to speak to a mental health professional.
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Samaritans is a 24/7 service that provides a listening ear for someone; no matter what the problem.
It is confidential and free.
Text Shout is a relatively new text service for people who may be experiencing a crisis or suicidal thoughts.
It is also 24 hours 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Text ‘shout’ on 85258
Young people can also access this service: Text ‘YM’ to 85258