Need help?

Getting help

If you are struggling with your own mental health issues at the moment please get help. If you haven’t seen your own GP, that’s a great place to start.

If you are in crisis or in need of urgent help the following organisations can help.

The Samaritans

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The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call.

This number is FREE to call and you don't have to be suicidal


0300 304 7000

SANE provides emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including families, friends and carers.

The SANEline is available on 0300 304 7000 from 4.30pm to 10.30pm every evening.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

0800 58 58 58

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – for men

Call 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight every day -
Visit the webchat page:


0800 068 41 41

Papyrus – for people under 35

9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 10pm Bank Holidays


0800 279 6888

LawCare – provide support and information for anyone in the legal community who is feeling the pressure of work or study, experiencing relationship or financial problems, coping with illness, dependency, bereavement, anxiety or depression.

Helpline open Monday to Friday 0900-1730