Support resources

I thought it may be helpful to add a page here of services I have either used personally, or I am aware of. If you know of any you have used and would like to add, please get in touch and let me know!

The Samaritans. “Whatever you’re going through, call us free any time, from any phone on 116 123. We’re here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it’s best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don’t have to be suicidal to call us.” You can also email, text, or go in person – Click here

The Mix 0808 808 4994 (calls are free) They provide essential support for under 25s. Someone will listen to you talk about what’s worrying you and what type of help you need and then look for other support services that are right for you, you can also webchat – Click here

CALM – ‘Our helpline is for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. We’re open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year’ – Click here 

Anxiety UK- Some info I found really useful, I haven’t explored the therapy options through there but they also have info lines. – Click here

NAPAC – National association of people abused in childhood. ‘Our vision is of a society in which every adult survivor of childhood abuse in the UK can access the support they need, when they need it’ – the helpline is quite difficult to get through to, but you can also email 🙂 – Click here 

National Domestic Violence Helpline – A female orientated support service for anyone experiencing domestic violence, or have concerns about someone they know. You can get in touch 24/7 and read more about them here 

ManKind – Emotional and practical support for men experiencing abuse. Confidential free services – Click here 

Galop – The LGBT+ anti-violence charity. ‘If you’ve experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse, we’re here for you. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system’ – Clickhere