Need urgent help?

If you’re in need of emergency care or crisis support, please contact one of the below numbers immediately:

Samaritans: 116 123 (freephone)

CALM: Helpline for men open 5pm to midnight seven days a week. National number: 0800 58 58 58. London: 0808 802 5858.

HOPELineUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 and anyone who is concerned about a young person.

Call: 0800 068 41 41 (open 9am-10pm Monday to Friday, 2pm-10pm weekends and bank holidays)

Saneline: 0300 304 7000 (open 4:30pm-10:30pm daily)

Mindinfoline: 0300 123 3393 (open 9am-6pm Monday to Friday, except bank holidays)

Rethink advice and information service: 0300 5000 927 (open 9:30am-4pm Monday to Friday)

Refuge, 24-hour National Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Respect, Men’s Advice Line (for male domestic abuse victims): 0808 8010327 (open 9am-8pm Monday to Friday)

Respect, Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Phoneline: 0808 8024040 (open 9am-8pm Monday to Friday)

Galop, National LBGTQ+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428 (open 10am-5pm Monday to Friday and 10am-8pm Wednesday and Thursday)

If you have taken an overdose or injured yourself badly, dial 999 immediately.