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) Calm zone
Men’s Health Forum: 24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email. Men's health forum 
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 Violence Helpline

If you’re under 25:
Childline 0800 1111 (open all year) Childline supports anyone under 19 in the UK Childline
NSPCC 0808 800 5000 NSPCC


Young Minds. Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals. Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4pm). 

Young Minds Crisis Messenger service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258 Young Minds

Shout Crisis Textline. If you need immediate support, you can text SHOUT to 85258 and chat by text. The service is free on most networks and available 24/7, and trained volunteers will listen to you, and work with to help you take the next steps towards feeling better. Shout

Papyrus: young suicide prevention society. Phone: HOPEline UK 0800 068 4141 (Mon to Fri,10am to 5pm & 7 to 10pm. Weekends 2 to 5pm). Papyrus

Kooth online Counselling and information. Kooth


Frank. Advice on drug use, if you are worried about yours or your friend’s drug use, talk to Frank. Phone: 0300 123 6600 Talk to Frank

The Mix. Information, support and listening for people under 25. Phone 0808 808 4994 (24 hours a day)The Mix

Runaway. For young people who are thinking of running away, have runaway, or have runaway and come back, concerns that someone you know is being treated badly and sexual exploitation. Phone or text: 116000 (24 hours a day) Runaway

Centrepoint. Free and confidential helpline providing homelessness advice and support to anyone in England aged 16-25. Phone: 0808 800 0661 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) Centrepoint

Winston’s Wish. National confidential helpline offering support, information and guidance for young people who have had someone they know die.
Phone: 0808 802 0021 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) Winston's Wish


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