This is a free, safe, anonymous way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support online. Staffed by fully-trained and qualified counsellors it is available until 10pm each night, 365 days per year. As well as counselling, peer-to-peer support can also be accessed through moderated message forums and an online magazine.
This free helpline offers support by phone, in confidence, from trained volunteers. It’s available all day, every day. Call 116 123.
Find out about Samaritans
This is a free crisis text service, available all day, every day. To access it, text Shout to 85258. All data is anonymised.
GP services (doctor)
You can also contact your GP surgery and ask for an emergency phone appointment. In a crisis, you should be offered an appointment with the first available doctor.
GP appointments and bookings Find your local GP