"Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal." You can contact the Samaritans by telephone or online: Samaritans 116 123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Open 24 hours a day
Mind has massives of resources about depression and where to gain further support
"HOPELineUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to;
- Children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about
how they are feeling.
- Anyone who is concerned about a young person
HOPELineUK on 0800 068 4141, text 07786 209 697 or email email@example.com
Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekends: 2pm-10pm & bank holidays: 2pm-5pm
A free online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based course which is endorsed by the NHS. The course runs over 4 - 6 weeks. The course is aimed at people who are experiencing low mood and/or anxiety/stress. The course isn't for everyone so please check with the sample information to see whether you may find it beneficial before signing up. CBT focusses on understanding our thought processes and how these can influence our feelings and subsequent behaviour. The basic aim is to help us alter how we think and through this our feelings and actions.
An NHS resource that has loads of information about common mental health issues including stress, anxiety, panic, anger and depression. The site has audioguides to talk you through some of the common issues and real life stories where you can hear how others experience these issues and learn to manage them.
Moodjuice is a Scottish NHS self-help resource. They produce useful self-help guides on a range of issues.