We provide Mental Health First Aid Courses but we do not offer support for those in immediate crisis. The services below may be more appropriate if you, or someone you know, is currently experiencing distress.
If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger call 999.
Registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide.
Telephone:0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday) or text 86463
Mind provides confidential mental health information services.
With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind works in partnership with around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.
Information page for dealing with a mental ill health crisis or emergency. Including NHS 111 Helpline.
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) provides listening services, information and support for men at risk of suicide, including web chat (5pm – midnight).
Essential support for under 25s, including email support and text messaging.
LGBT+ helpline. Provides listening services, information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Nightline is a listening, emotional support, information and supplies service, run by students for students. Nightlines are open at night, run by trained, caring, fellow student volunteers. Nightline can be contacted by phone, face to face, by email or by online chat.
Telephone:0808 802 5544(Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm)
YoungMinds run a free, confidential parents helpline, which parents/carers can call if they are worried about how a child or young person is feeling or behaving. They also run a group called Parents Say, for parents whose children are accessing Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
Hub of Hope
National mental health app database which brings together organisations and charities, large and small, from across the country who offer mental health advice and support, together in one place.
Next Generation Text
Provides a talk/type relay service for anyone who has difficulty hearing or being understood when speaking over the phone. The cost of making phone calls through this service depends on your telephone service provider. You can also use the NGT Lite app with your mobile, tablet, or PC.
Befrienders Worldwide – Volunteer action to prevent suicide
A dynamic and expanding global network of 349 emotional support centres in 32 countries, spanning 5 continents. These centres are staffed by more than 25,000 volunteers who provide vital support to an estimated 7 million service users each year.
Provides confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through their helpline, HOPELINEUK. 9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 10pm bank holidays.
Helpline offering practical information and emotional support in a crisis.
Stay Alive App
The Stay Alive app is a suicide prevention resource for the UK. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
Offers emotional support and information/literature on mental health and related matters to the people of Wales.
Directory of helplines available in the UK on theirFind A Helplinepage which you can search to find support suited to you. Helplines for everything national and local.
NHS Direct Wales
Non-emergency medical help and advice for people living in Wales.
Provides information on a wide range of health and social care topics. Includes an online search tool to find GPS and NHS services near you, including day services.
Rethink Mental Illness
Charity providing information and support for people experiencing a mental health problem, including an online directory of local support services.
Chasing the Stigma
Chasing the Stigma aims to remove unnecessary stigmas attached to mental illness by using first hand experiences to put disarm and normalise the topic, pulling together and make a difference and change the way society approaches mental illness.
Heads Together is a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, 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.