NHS Services

These services are recommended by the NHS for those living anywhere in England; you can access help at the following by visiting their websites or using the phone number posted.

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Samaritans

Mind

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

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

Mind

SANE

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

Textcare – comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most.

Peer support forum

SANE

Men’s Health Forum

24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.

Men’s Health Forum

Relate

The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.

Refuge

Advice on dealing with domestic violence.

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)

Refuge