Crisis Resources

We have compiled a list of free mental health resources available in the UK.
Whether you're concerned about yourself or someone close to you, these organisations can offer support and advice in real time.


Confidential crisis support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Mind Infoline

Practical information and advice on mental health issues, where to get help and what treatments are available.
0300 123 3393 (9.00 – 18.00, Mon - Fri - local rates apply)


Mental Health support for men aged 15 – 45, Campaign Against Living Miserably.
0800 58 58 58 (free helpline, 17.00 - 00.00)


A charity for the prevention of young suicide (under 35s) that offers confidential advice and support.
0800 068 4141 (free helpline, 09.00 - 00.00)

Hub of Hope

A free application that helps you find local mental health support services in your community using geological technology.

No Panic

A charity helping people who experience any kind of anxiety disorder, including panic attacks and OCD.
0300 772 9844 (free helpline, 10.00 – 22.00)

LGBT Switchboard

Confidential support, information and referral services for the LGBT+ community.
0300 330 0630 (local rates apply, 10.00 – 23.00)


The UK's largest provider of relationship support, offering free online counselling.

Counselling via web-chat, telephone or web-cam is available via their website

Helping Survivors

Information and legal support for survivors of sexual harassment and assault.


Providing help and information about domestic violence. They also run a number of safe houses for women and children escaping domestic violence.
0808 2000 247 (free 24-hour helpline)

Association for Postnatal Illness

Provides support for women experiencing postnatal depression – peer support via phone and email.
0207 386 0868 (free helpline, 10.00 - 14.00, Mon – Fri)


A charity supporting those affected by eating disorders.
0808 801 0677 (free helpline, 9.00 – 20.00 weekdays / 16.00 – 20.00 weekends)

Citizens Advice

Provides free independent information and advice on money, legal, consumer, housing and other problems.
03444 111 444

Bereavement Advice Centre

Supports and advises people after a death in England and Wales, including help with a wide range of practical issues.
0800 634 9494 (free helpline, 9.00 – 17.00, Mon – Fri)


Support for survivors of bereavement by suicide.
0300 111 5065 (free helpline, 9.00 - 21.00)

Narcotics Anonymous

A free self-help group. Its '12 step' programme involves getting sober with the help of regular face-to-face and online support groups.
0300 999 1212 (free helpline, 10.00 – 00.00)

Alcoholics Anonymous

A free self-help group. Its '12 step' programme involves getting sober with the help of regular face-to-face and online support groups.
0800 917 7650 (free 24-hour helpline)
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