Helplines and support groups

Organisation Contact Number
Samaritans
116 123
The Sanctuary
0300 003 7026
Silverline
0800 470 8090
Papyrus
0800 068 4141
Anxiety UK
0344 477 5774
Calm
0800 58 58 58
MIND
0300 123 3393
Rethink
0300 500 0927
Age UK
0800 678 1602

Samaritans

Tel: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org Website: www.samaritans.org.uk 
Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day.

The Sanctuary

Tel: 0300 003 7026
Website: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/sanctuary 
The Sanctuary provides support for adults in crisis and those experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, depression or suicidal thoughts. 
 8am – 6pm

Silverline Helpline

Tel: 0800 470 8090
The Silver Line is a helpline and friendship service for people aged 55 and over. All helpline calls are free. The Silver Line Helpline is free to callers. All costs of calls are covered by The Silver Line. We rely entirely on donations from organisations and people who care about the welfare and safety of older people.
24 Hours

Papyrus

Tel: 0800 068 4141
Text: 07786 209697
Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org
Webpages: www.papyrus-uk.org 
This is a confidential suicide prevention helpline service for young people thinking about suicide or for anyone concerned about a young person.
10am – 10pm weekdays, 2-10pm weekends and 2-5pm Bank Holidays

CALM

Tel: 0800 58 58 58
Campaign against Living Miserably – This helpline is for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.
Daily 5pm – Midnight

Mind

Tel: 0300 123 3393
If you need non-urgent information about mental health support and services that may be available to you.
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Rethink

Tel: 0300 123 3393
If you need non-urgent information about mental health support and services that may be available to you.
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Age UK

Tel: 0800 678 1602
To speak to someone, just call 0800 678 1602. If you prefer to talk to someone face to face, your local Age UK can suggest reliable sources of information and advice. They also have their own information and advice service which can help you with issues such as social care, welfare benefits and housing.
Everyday 8am – 7pm