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Mental Health Support during the Covid-19 Crisis

This table gives sources of mental health help during the Covid-19 crisis. It’s regularly updated but please tell us if you find any errors or think we could add anything. We are working to make the links clickable but in the meantime just cut and paste them into your browser.

OrganisationHow do I Contact?Support GivenNOTES
Child Mindhttps://www.google.com/amp/s/childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/amp/Helping children through the Covid-19 crisisInformation for parents
Mindhttps://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/#collapsec2e85Information Specific to Covid-19 & mental well being.Covid-19 - how to cope guidance.
Mindhttps://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/suicidal-feelings/about-suicidal-feelings/#.WEQNQ_mLSUkInformation resourceWhy do I feel suicidal and what do I do to help myself?
Mindhttps://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/Contact InformationThe "I need urgent help" takes you to a tool to help you decide what to do in a crisis.
Samaritanshttps://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/Link to informationContact information and other information.
SamaritansCall 116 123Telephone SupportCall Free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. (you don't have to be suicidal to call)
SamaritansText 07725 909090Text Message SupportText if you are feeling depressed or suicidal to talk to a Crisis Counsellor.
Samaritans[email protected]Email support
Supports Linehttps://www.supportline.org.uk/problems/suicide/?fbclid=IwAR1sUheZyBIDR0EHvVcvFQZudbfb-HWs9a-JRKzYpmP7eetF4vtmztUdMJsInformation resourceGeneral information about suicidal feelings and link to other organisations that can help.
Turn2Mehttps://turn2me.org/landing/online-counselling-b?gclid=CK_j9-PE2tACFUuT7QodvaMNlg&fbclid=IwAR3-4PdjqmtL0kOVnOYvRRMg3GkRrlzRsSYb0S95Smxxsd9nuo9fyBCDXggFree Online CounsellingJust click the link to talk to someone.
Calm Harmhttp://www.thecalmzone.net/Information resourceGeneral information and webchat available (may not be appropriate for during a crisis), but good information.
Calm Harm0800 585858Contact by telephoneContact Number
Papyrushttps://papyrus-uk.orgHelp for younger peopleGeneral information about mental health and suicide fior young Adults
Papyrus0800 068 4141Crisis telephone support for young people in a crisisSupport during a crisis for younger people
Premier Lifelinehttp://www.premierlifeline.org.ukGeneral advice and contactChristian Support
ShoutText 85258FREE text chat with a trained crisis Volunteer.Free to all mobile Networks