This Space cannot offer support or advice in response to individual queries. For immediate support and advice, we recommend the following services:

Mind: Information and advice on mental health, including legal information.

Call: 0300 123 3393 (UK) (open 9am-6pm) / Email: or

Samaritans: A confidential and non-judgemental listening service for anyone in distress.

Call or Text: 116 123 (UK) (open 24 hours) / Email:

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

Call: 0300 304 7000 (UK) (open 6pm-11pm) / 24 hour support forum

For directories of further mental health support services, click here or here.

We are currently working to improve this page by creating a directory of mental health services, including those that support specific mental health issues, and those that offer mental health support for marginalised groups. If you would like to recommend service(s) to be included, please get in touch at