Support 

Below are some organisations and resources which offer support in LGBTQ+, mental health, disability  

Crisis Support 

Samaritans

Samaritans provide 24 hour support 365 days of the year. They offer a non-judgemental service to people struggling, experiencing loneliness, isolation and people in crisis. Their phone number is 116 123

Hup Of Hope

Hub of Hope is a database provided by ​Chasing The Stigma which can direct people to the relevant mental health services local to them and crisis lines. It is available online and on a free app. 

CALM

The Campaign Against Living Miserably provides a helpline for men experiencing mental health ​difficulties. Men can call 0800 58 58 58 between 5pm and midnight 365 days a year or use the webchat. 

SANEline 

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. They are are open every day of the year from 4.30pm to 10.30pm on 0300 304 7000.

The Mix

The Mix provides support for people under 25 and can be contacted on on 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm), or support can be accessed via email using this form on The Mix website or by using their crisis text messenger service.

Papyrus HOPELINEUK 

Papyrus can be contacted by people under 35 who are feeling suicidal on 0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–10pm), email pat@papyrus-uk.org or text 07786 209 697.

Mental Health Charities

Time To Talk

Time to Change works to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems.

 

Mental Health Foundation 

The Mental Health foundation conduct research and influence policy, ensuring that improvements are made to how mental health is treated in society.

Mind 

Mind campaigns  for greater awareness and access to support. Mind can answer all your questions surrounding mental health and give you tailored advice about what support is available to you.

BEAT 

Beat supports anyone dealing with an eating disorder. They offer support, advice, information and training on all types of eating disorders.

 

OCD Action

OCD Action provides support, information and campaigns behalf of people affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK provides information and support for people living with bipolar disorder

Young People 

The Mix 

The Mix provides support for people under 25 and provides information and support for young people on a range of issues including mental health, relationships and sex education, drugs, friendships, bullying, education and jobs.  

Student Minds

Student Minds provide advice, support and empowers students at university to look after their mental wellbeing.

Head Meds

Head Meds provides information for young people about mental health medication.

 

Young Minds  

Young Minds is  the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. They provide resources, training and also offer a Parents Helpline. 

Childline

Childline provides support for anyone in the UK under 19 with any issue they are going through. Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. 

Kooth

Kooth 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.

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