• Organisations you can call or text in a Mental Health Crisis


    Call: 116 123. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    Emailjo@samaritans.org. Response time: 24 hours

    AppSamaritans Self-help app

    Visit: https://www.samaritans.org/

    Information: Here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.



    Call: 0800 068 4141

    Text: 07860039967

    Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

    Opening hours: 9am-midnight every day.

    Visit: https://www.papyrus-uk.org/

    Information: If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact HOPELINEUK for confidential support and practical advice.


    Campaign Against Living Miserably

    Call: 0800 58 58 58

    Webchat: https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/webchat/

    Visit: https://www.thecalmzone.net/

    Opening hours: 5pm-midnight every day.

    Information: CALM is available for men feeling down or suicidal.



    Text: 85258

    Opening hours: 24 hours a day

    Visit: https://www.crisistextline.uk/how-it-works/

    Information: A free, confidential service available 24/7 via text for anyone in crisis or experiencing any painful emotion for which they need support. They aim to connect you with a volunteer within 5 minutes.


    National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK

    Call: 0800 689 5652.

    Opening times: open 24/7.

    Visit: https://www.nsphuk.org/

    Information: A supportive listening service for anyone with thoughts of suicide.


    Stay Alive app

    Visit: https://prevent-suicide.org.uk/find-help-now/stay-alive-app/

    Information: A pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.


    Music Minds Matter

    Call: 0808 802 8008.

    Opening times: open 24/7.

    Visit: https://www.musicmindsmatter.org.uk/

    Information: Music Minds Matter is Help Musicians' dedicated mental health support line and service for the whole UK music community.