Below is a list of links for organisations, services and charities, which may useful to you or someone you know. Where possible I have included phone numbers, otherwise you can click on the link to each website. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me.
In a Crisis
If you or somebody you know is in immediate danger, at risk or a victim of a crime, call 999.
Medical – If you are concerned about a medical issue which is not an emergency, please call the NHS non-emergency number, 111.
You can contact The Samaritans 24 hours a day, 360 days a year. You can call them at any time to talk about anything that is getting to you. http://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us
Childline run a 24 hour telephone and online service for young people in the UK. The number is free to call and you will reach somebody who can offer you confidential support. The number is 0800 1111 or you can visit the website https://childline.org.uk/get-support/contacting-childline/
The NSPCC Helpline is available online or by phone and is open 24 hours a day. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/services-and-resources/nspcc-helpline/ The helpline offers help, advice and support to those who are concerned about the welfare and safety of children. If you have any concerns about a child or young person, please call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000, text 88858 or email email@example.com.
Other Charities and Mental Health links
Age UK offers support, advice and companionship for older people who need it most. Call Age UK on 0800 169 8787 or visit http://www.ageuk.org.uk/
Macmillan offers support, information and guidance for those who have been diagnosed with cancer and their families and loved ones. Call 0808 808 0000 or visit https://www.macmillan.org.uk/
Victim Support offers support for those who have been affected by crime or traumatic events. Call 0808 16 89 111 or visit https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/
Relate is the largest UK provider of relationship counselling, family counselling and sex therapy. Call 0300 100 1234 or visit https://www.relate.org.uk/
MIND provides advice and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Their mission statement is: “We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.” Call 0300 123 3393 or visit http://www.mind.org.uk/
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse offers support, advice and information for adults and children where somebody has died. Call 0808 808 1677 or visit http://www.cruse.org.uk/
Harmless is a UK charity which offers support and information to people who self-harm as well as friends, families and professionals. Visit http://www.harmless.org.uk/ for more information.