Help by phone


Non-emergency NHS number. Speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.

Line open: 24/7

Phone: 111


Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Line open: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm

Phone: 0300 123 3393 or text: 86463


Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.

Line open: Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm

Phone: 08444 775 774

OCD Action

Support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Includes information on treatment and online resources.

Line open: Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm

Phone: 0845 390 6232


A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news, and treatments.

Line open: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Phone: 0845 120 3778 


Young suicide prevention society.

Line open: Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm & 7-10pm. Weekends 2-5pm

Phone: 0800 068 4141

Rethink Mental Illness

Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

Line open: Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm

Phone: 0300 5000 927 


Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness.

Line open: 6-11pm, 365 days a year

Phone: 0845 767 8000


CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35.

Line open: 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year

Phone: 0800 58 58 58