Useful information and links for support in times of crisis, related to our therapy sessions and self-help tools, local and national organisations and communities.
Filter by category, using the dropdown menu and click the resource image to open a resource. The default category is Crisis Support to show organisations and resources for support in times of immediate crisis.
*I need urgent help guidance - Mental Health Today
A page of excellent urgent help guidance. For medical Emergencies - dial 999 Medical advice in a non-emergency situation - dial 111
*Mental Health Crisis Lines London Borough A-Z
If you are already a patient at a Trust, they may have given you a specific number to contact when you are feeling unwell. This could be a number for your Care Coordinator or the service responsible for your care. It's best to contact that number first. If it's outside of working hours or you are not known to the Trust, contact the crisis line of your borough on this page.
Free 24 hour support and information if you're having a difficult time, signs you may be struggling to cope, if you're worried about someone else. Call 116123 UK 116123 Republic if Ireland Email:
CALL Mental Health Helpline For Wales
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.
CALM confidential helpline & web chat service
CALM provides an anonymous & confidential helpline and web chat service in the UK 0800585858
Hub of Hope
A national mental health database, bringing help and support together in one place, with a focus on grassroots organisations.
Face-to-face support in London for those who feel life is no longer worth living.
The UK mental health charity with extensive information and advice on mental health issues and local centres offering support.
A north London sanctuary for people who are feeling suicidal.
Nightline Association - Support for Students in Crisis
Nightline is a student listening service which is open at night and run by students for students. Every night of term, trained student volunteers answer calls, emails, instant messages, texts and talk in person to their fellow university students about anything that’s troubling them. As the Nightline volunteers are fellow students, they can directly empathise with their callers’ problems.
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 or text 07786 209 697.
In different areas of London and the UK offering free, safe, inclusive and welcoming spaces for people who are struggling to cope with their mental health during the evening and weekends when other services may be closed. Google 'Recovery Cafe London' (or other location) to find your nearest recovery cafe.
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).
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text Shout to 85258.
Stay Alive App
A suicide prevention app for the UK, packed full of resources, useful information, and tools to help you stay safe or help someone else.
Support on how to make a #SafetyPlan for anyone struggling with suicidal thoughts or supporting someone else. It’s designed to offer hope, compassion and practical ideas on how to find your own way forward.
If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, you can call Switchboard on 0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day), email or use their webchat service. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+.
The Mix - Support for Under 25s
Essential support for under 25s."UK’s leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to us via online, social or our free, confidential helpline."