Talk to someone
You don’t have to suffer in silence if you’re struggling with your mental health.
As well as turning to close friends, families, colleagues or even the friendly postman – there are plenty of charities you can talk to or get advice from.
Here are some groups you can contact when you need help:
Samaritans: Phone 116 123, 24 hours a day, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, in confidence.
Childline: Phone 0800 1111. Calls are free and won’t show up on your bill.
PAPYRUS: A voluntary organisation supporting suicidal teens and young adults. Phone 0800 068 4141.
Depression Alliance: A charity for people with depression. No helpline, but it offers useful resources and links to other information.
Students Against Depression: A website for students who are depressed, have low mood, or are suicidal. Click here to visit.
Bullying UK: A website for both children and adults affected by bullying. Click here.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): For young men who are feeling unhappy. There is a helpline: 0800 58 58 58 or visit the website.
SOS – Silence of Suicide – If you want to talk, they will listen. Monday – Sunday 9am to midnight. 0300 1020 505