If you are currently experiencing a mental health emergency or are at immediate risk of harming yourself, please call the emergency services on 999 or 112 or go to your nearest A&E.

Beat: 0808 801 0677
Support for anyone struggling with disordered eating 

7 days a week, 3pm – 10pm


Breathing Space (Scotland): 0800 83 85 87
For anyone experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety

Free to call, Monday to Thursday 6pm – 2am, Friday to Monday 6pm – 6am 

Webchat available


Calm (campaign against living miserably): 0800 58 58 58 
For anyone experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety

7 days a week, 5pm – 12am

Webchat available


Galop National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 999 5428
For LGBTQ+ people who are experiencing or have experienced physical, emotional, sexual or economic abuse, or coercive or controlling behaviour from a partner or family member

Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm, Wednesday and Thursday 10am – 8 pm 

Webchat available 


Galop National Conversion Therapy Helpline: 0800 130 3335
For LGBTQ+ people experiencing abuse aimed at changing their sexuality or gender identity

Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm  


 LGBT Foundation: 0345 3 30 30 30 
Listening service for LGBTQ+ people


Monday to Friday, 9am – 9pm

LGBT Health and Wellbeing (Scotland): 0300 123 2523
Support for LGBTQ+ people and their loved ones

Tuesday and Wednesday 12-9pm, Thursday and Sunday 1-6pm

Webchat available


LGBT Switchboard: 0300 330 0630
Listening service for LGBTQ+ people run by volunteers who are all LGBTQ+ 

7 days a week, 10am – 10pm

Webchat available


Mindline Trans+: 0300 330 5468
Support for anyone who identifies as trans and/or non-binary, mostly staffed by trans volunteers

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8pm – 12am


National Association of People Abused in Childhood: 0808 801 0331
Support for survivors of childhood abuse

Free to call. Monday to Thursday, 10am – 9pm. Friday, 10am – 6pm


National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 0800 689 5653 
Listening service for anyone experiencing thoughts of suicide
Refuge: 0808 200 247
Support for people experiencing domestic violence 

Free to call, any time

Webchat available 



Samaritans: 116 123 
For anyone who is having thoughts of suicide or is in emotional distress

Free to call or text, 24/7


The Survivors’ Trust: 0808 801 0818
Inclusive service for survivors of rape, sexual abuse and violence

Monday to Thursday, 10am – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 5.30pm, 6pm – 8pm. Friday, 10am – 12.30pm, 1.30pm – 5.30pm. Saturday, 10am – 1pm. Sunday, 5pm – 8pm.

Webchat available


Survivors UK: 020 3322 1860 (text only)
Webchat service for men and non-binary people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse

Monday to Sunday, 12pm – 8pm 


Terrence Higgins Trust: 0808 802 1221 
Support and advice relating to sexual health and living with HIV

Free to call. Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm

Webchat available


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