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If you are in immediate danger call 999

Here are other national helplines on various issues.  Other local helplines and organisations providing support can be found in the 'Issues Section'

Brook

www.brook.org.uk
Free and confidential information for under 25s on sexual health issues.
  0808 802 1234

Child Line

www.childline.org.uk
Confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19 years old about any issue. 
  0800 1111

24 hours
Counselling Directory

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Find a counsellor or psychotherapist near you.

  0844 803 0252

24 hrs


Cruse Bereavement

www.cruse.org.uk
Provides support after the death of someone close.
  0844 477 9400


Equality Advisory Support Service Helpline

www.equalityadvisoryservice.com
Provide advice and information on discrimination in employment, housing, education, transport and when using or buying goods and services. 
  0808 800 0082

9am to 8pm (Mon -Fri)
10am to 2pm (Sat only)
FGM Helpline

Call if you are worried a child is at risk or has had female genital mutilation or cutting. The helpline is operated by NSPCC.
  0800 028 3550

24 hours
fgmhelp@nspcc.org.uk
Frank

www.talktofrank.com
A confidential helpline for anyone in the UK concerned about drug use.
  0300 123 6600

Mind (National Helpline)

www.mind.org.uk
A confidential freephone helpline giving a safe place to talk if you, or someone you know, is in distress. Also give information about mental health and local services.
  08457 660 163

9.15am to 4.15pm
(Mon-Fri)
National Centre for Domestic Violence

www.ncdv.org.uk
Provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence. 
  0844 8044 999

National Domestic Violence Helpline

www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk
Run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge.  It is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.
  0808 2000 247

24 hours
National Stalking Helpline

www.stalkinghelpline.org
Provides guidance and information to anybody who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking.  
  0808 802 0300

9.30- 16.00
weekdays except Wed
13.00-16.00
NHS Healthcare Advice

A service staffed by a team of fully trained advisers who assess your symptoms, give healthcare advice or direct you to the local services.
  111

24 hours
NSPCC

www.nspcc.org.uk
Help for children and young people.
  0808 800 5000

24 hours
Rape Crisis

www.rapecrisis.org.uk
How to get help if you've experienced sexual violence, including details of your nearest Rape Crisis organisation.
  0808 802 9999

12pm to 2.30 pm (daily)
7pm to 9.30 pm (daily)

Rethink Mental Illness

www.rethink.org
Offer practical and emotional support and signposting to those experiencing severe mental illness and for carers and relatives.
  0300 5000 927

10am to 2pm (Mon-Fri)

Revenge Porn Helpline

www.revengepornhelpline.org.uk
Help victims whose explicit film or pictures are publicly shared online without their consent.
  0845 6000 459


Samaritans

www.samaritans.org
Support anyone in distress, around the clock, through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
  0845 7 90 90 90

24 hours
jo@samaritans.org
www.samaritans.org
Shelter

www.shelter.org.uk
Helps people who are struggling with bad housing or homelessness.
  0808 800 4444

8am to 8pm (Mon-Fri)
8am to 5pm (weenends)
 
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