These mainly focus on the UK, however the ‘befrienders’ link at the bottom links to Helplines from across the world. If you are feeling down and you have no one to talk to please try one of these - they are there to help.
If we have missed any numbers, or we have any incorrect information, please let me know.
Samaritans 08457 909090 24hrs, 365 days of the year.
Saneline 0845 767 8000 12noon to 2am.
Childline 0800 1111 24 hours, 365 days a year.
Careline 0208 514 1177 Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm & 7pm – 10pm
MIND 08457 660 163 General information line, open 9.15am-5.15pm Mon-Fri.
Bristol Crisis Service 0117 925 1119 Fri & Sat 9pm – 12:30am
Sun 6-9pm For women.
Parentline 0808 800 2222 Helpline for anyone in a parenting role.
NHS Direct 0845 4647 24 hrs. NOT a listening service but practical advice with regard to First Aid.
Breathing Space 0800 838587 6pm-2am
USA Suicide Helpline 1-800-SUICIDE 7842433
USA Self-Injury Helpline 1-800-DONTCUT 3668288
Australia Suicide Helpline 1300 651251
International Helplines www.befrienders.org/
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