Helpline numbers and useful websites if you need some help now

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If you need to speak to somebody more urgently for help, you could contact one of the following organisations:

All ages


NHS 111 or 999

Samaritans 116 123 (open all year 24/7)Samaritans 

Bristol Mindline 0808 808 0330 

Mind Helpline Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm) Mind

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35. Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight) Calmzone

Men’s Health Forum: 24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email. Menshealthforum 

Mental Health Crisis Team – 01934 836497 or 01934 836447

Stonewall. The UK charity for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies.  They offer information and support. Phone 0207 593 1850 (Mon-Fri 9.30-5.30) Stonewall

National Domestic Abuse Helpline. Provide support and information for anyone experiencing domestic violence. Phone: 0808 200 247 (24hrs a day) National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Support for veterans. Guide for veterans

There is a list of other Helplines and useful information on the NHS website NHS list of helplines and other help


If you are a young person needing urgent help, please see Wellspring's page on Crisis help for young people Crisis help for young people