List of FREE Helplines to help tackle loneliness, depression and bereavement

Posted 22nd Nov 2019
Last year @stevey_p7 posted a list of organisations that are able to help tackle all sorts of issues from loneliness to depression and bereavement etc...…761

I have decided to list them again as Christmas is approaching.

Mind is a mental health charity.

Helpline: 0300 123 3393

The Mix is a UK based charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile.

Helpline: 0808 808 4994

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We provide companionship, advice and support for older people who need it most.

Helpline: 0800 169 6565

Samaritans works to make sure there's always someone there for anyone who needs someone.

Helpline: 116 123

Cruse is a registered charity which offers support to people who have experienced the loss of someone close.

Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Family Lives - Parenting and family support.

Helpline :0808 800 2222

CALL offers emotional support and information/literature on mental health and related matters to the people of Wales.

Helpline: 0800 132 737.

CALM is a male suicide prevention charity who provide support for men in the UK, and campaign to get men talking.

Helpline: 0800 58 58 58

SANEline is a specialist mental health helpline which offers confidential emotional support.

Helpline: 0300 304 7000

The Silver Line is a free, confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people.

Helpline: 0800 4 70 80 90

Drink Aware is an independent charity working to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK.

Helpline: 020 7766 9900

Papyrus UK is the UK Charity for the prevention of young suicide.

Helpline: 0800 068 4141

Mental Health Matters is a nationwide charity providing a wide range of support to people with mental health needs.

Helpline: 0191 516 3500

Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair.

Helpline: 0808 808 8000

Rethink Mental Illness is a mental health charity in England.

Helpline: 0300 5000 927

Heads together is a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, which combines a campaign to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health with fundraising for a series of innovative new mental health services.

Young minds is the UK's leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health.

If you need urgent help text YM to 85258

Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.

Helpline: 0800 11 11

If you need immediate support, you can text SHOUT to 85258 and chat by text.

The service is free on most networks and available 24/7, and trained volunteers will listen to you, and work with to help you take the next steps towards feeling better.
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    if anyone wants to talk, please feel free to DM me. you're not alone!
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    great stuff shame it has been sent to misc to die
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    Great post
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    Great effort, hope this goes superhot
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    Deserved heat
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    Wongy11022/11/2019 22:18

    great stuff shame it has been sent to misc to die

    I agree, mods want it here 🤐
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    Good post if you have parents who live alone do more for them... what goes round comes around... (edited)
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    Parents lol