Outside Support & Services

If you experiencing mental health issues or require immediate assistance, there are many places that offer support and are available to help you.

WeListen is a volunteer organisation that focuses on lending an ear for support. Although our staff is working towards becoming licensed psychologists, we are not able to provide individual or emergency psychological support in a clinical manner at this time. In the meantime, here are some places that can be of assistance:

Samaritans

Samaritans offers round the clock support for individuals experiencing feelings of distress, despair or thoughts of suicide, in a confidential and non-judgemental manner. Support is provided via phone, email, face-to-face and handwritten letters.

Phone: 116 123 (Operates 24 hours/day, free of charge)

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: http://www.samaritans.org

 

Saneline

Saneline is a free helpline for those in a crisis seeking support. The support line is open every day between 4:30 pm – 10:30 pm.

Phone: 0300 304 7000

Website: http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/crisis

 

ChildLine

ChildLine is a free helpline that provides support for anyone under the age of 19 living the UK. Trained counsellors are there to talk you through any issues you may be facing. They offer support day and night via phone, email or 1-2-1 counsellor chat.

Phone: 0800 1111

Website: http://www.childline.org.uk

 

Anxiety UK

A charity that offers support to specific to individuals suffering from anxiety.

Phone: 08444 775 774

Website: http://www.anxietyuk.org.uk

 

PAPYRUS

PAPYRUS is dedicated to preventing young suicides. Their free national helpline, HOPELineUK, provides advice and support for young individuals or anyone worried about a young person.

HOPELineUK: 0800 068 41 41

Website: http://www.papyrus-uk.org/help-advice

 

Beat

A charity dedicated to helping individuals battling eating disorders. Provide information, support, and encouragement for those seeking assistance in eating disorder treatment and recovery.

Phone: 0845 634 1414 (adults) or 0345 634 7650 (under 25-years)

Website: http://www.b-eat.com

 

Rethink Mental Illness

Provide expert advice and information to anyone affected by mental health issues. They offer over 200 mental health services and run 150 support groups across England.

Phone: 0300 5000 927 (10 am – 2 pm Monday through Friday)

Email: info@rethink.org

Website: http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice