Mental Health Directory
Action for children
Charity supporting children, young people and their families across England.
03444 775 774 (helpline)
07537 416 905 (text)
Advice and support for people living with anxiety.
0808 801 0711 (youthline)
0808 801 0811 (studentline)
Under 18s helpline, web-chat and online support groups for people with eating disorders, such as anorexia and
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
0800 58 58 58
Provides listening services, information and support for anyone who needs to talk, including a web chat.
Get Safe Online
Information and advice on online safety.
Information and support for people affected by mental health problems in Wales.
National Institute for health and care excellence
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
Provides a helpline, step-by-step programmes, and support for people with anxiety disorders.
116 123 (freephone)
Freepost SAMARITANS LETTERS
Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123
(7pm–11pm every day).
Offers emotional support and information for anyone affected by
mental health problems.
Mental health charity that supports students.
Time to Change
National campaign to end stigma and discrimination against people with mental health problems in England and Wales. The campaign for England ended in 2021, but its resources are still available online.
0808 802 5544 (Parents Helpline)
85258 (Crisis Messenger for young people – text the letters YM)
Committed to improving the mental health of babies, children and young people, including support for parents and carers.