Useful Contacts

The Wellbeing & Mental Health Helpline – The helpline is a listening, information and emotional support service for those concerned about their own mental health, or that of someone they know. Free phone Helpline Number – 0800 915 4640 (open Monday to Friday 7pm-11pm Saturday & Sunday 12 midday to 12 midnight)
NHS 111 – Please call for advice & speak to a highly trained advisor, supported by health care professionals.Call 111 – Available 24 hours, 365 days a year, calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
Samaritans – Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.Call 116 123 – Available 24 hours, 365 days a year, free phone
Rethink Mental Illness -Support and advice for people living with mental illness.Call 0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
NSPCC – Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.Call 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)
0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
SMART Recovery UK – SMART Recovery UK face-to-face and online groups help people decide whether they have a problem with alcohol and drugs, build up their motivation to change, and offer a set of proven tools and techniques to support recovery.Call 0330 053 6022 for general enquiries about SMART Recovery UK (9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday)
Alzheimer’s Society – Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.Call 0300 222 1122 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm on weekends)
YoungMinds – Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals. Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)