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Mental Health Resources

Additional resources for NHS & Frontline workers

Samaritans

To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email jo@samaritans.org or visit some branches in person. You can also call the Welsh Language Line on 0300 123 3011 (7pm–11pm every day). www.samaritans.org

Anxiety UK

A national charity helping people with anxiety. Helpline 03444 775 774 Monday to Friday 9.30am -5.30pm  www.anxietyuk.org.uk

SANEline 

If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day). www.sane.org.uk

The Mix

If you’re under 25, you can call The Mix on 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm), request support by email using this form on The Mix website or use their crisis text messenger service. www.themix.org.uk

Papyrus HOPELINEUK 

If you’re under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or concerned about a young person who might be struggling, you can call Papyrus HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–10pm), email pat@papyrus-uk.org or text 07786 209 697. www.papyrus-uk.org

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

If you identify as male, you can call the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) on 0800 58 58 58 (5pm–midnight every day) or use their webchat service. www.thecalmzone.net

Nightline

If you’re a student, you can look on the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too.

Switchboard. If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, you can call Switchboard on 0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day), email chris@switchboard.lgbt or use their webchat service. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+. www.nightline.ac.uk

Nurse Lifeline

Whether you are a nurse, midwife or healthcare support worker; newly qualified or experienced, student, associate, military, retired, or a family member or friend of someone in the profession, if you want to chat, reach out on 0808 801 0455 Monday – Friday 19.00- 23.00. Read more: https://www.nurselifeline.org.uk/

C.A.L.L.

If you live in Wales, you can call the Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L.) on 0800 132 737 (open 24/7) or you can text ‘help’ followed by a question to 81066.  www.callhelpline.org.uk

NoPanic

Telephone therapy service: www.nopanic.org.uk

Mind

Mental health support: www.mind.org.uk

Shout

Free mental health text support: https://giveusashout.org

For free, confidential, emotional support, text KEYWORKER to 85258 or call 116 123, any time, night or day.  All in confidence with trained volunteers

Listen to messages of gratitude from the public

Anyone can call Hopeline19 on 0808 19 665 19 for free 24/7. You can press 1 to leave your message of gratitude, or 2 to listen to the messages if you’re an NHS or frontline worker.