In a crisis situation. We really want you to find the support you need right now. If you are ever feeling unsafe, the quickest way to get support is to call 999 or go to A&E

Make an appointment with your GP and talk to them about how you are feeling. They will hopefully be able to help. 

Ring or text a friend or family member. Often our friends and family are keen to help. We just need to let them know how we are feeling.  

Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer emotional support and a listening ear. Call 116 123. It’s a Freephone number, which can even be called from a mobile that has no credit, and the call will not appear on your phone bill. It’s totally confidential. 

Mind is a charity that provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. You can call them on 0300 123 3393 or text 86463. 

SANEline is a specialist mental health helpline provided by mental health charity, Sane. You can call them on 0300 304 7000 between 4.30pm and 10.30pm each evening.

If you are under 19, you can ring Childline – 0800 111-  for help with any issue you are going through. They have trained counsellors who can provide support. 

Changing Faces is a charity that provides support to those living with a visible difference. They have self-help guides on their website and can help you to access trained practitioners. 

Please also see our support groups page for your nearest group.