Help And Support

This section of the blog is dedicated to help and support for those who are struggling with their mental health or know of someone who is. It contains a variety of links and contact details where necessary.

For urgent support in a crisis please call 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E) if in the UK. If you are in the US then please call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room.

The following are UK based.

  • Mental Health Crisis Angels – Online twitter peer to peer support service by volunteers with personal experience of mental health.
  • Mind – Mental health charity with lots of information and support. Also has an InfoLine 0300 123 3397 or text 86463.
  • Rethink Mental Illness – Advice and information line 0300 5000 927. You can also use an online webchat.
  • Samaritans – Offers emotional support 24 hours a day on 116 123. Can also email them on
  • Sane Line – Offers emotional support 16:30 – 22:30 on 0300 304 7000. You can also sign up for text care through their website.
  • C.A.L.M – Suicide prevention and support 0800 58 58 58 (nationwide) or 0800 802 58 58 (london)

The following are US based.