If you need to talk right now

Open Mental Health

Open Mental Health offer a confidential listening and emotional support service via Somerset Mindline

Local call: 01823 276892

Freephone: 0800 138 1692

If you need to talk, Mindline emotional support and mental health helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Call Samaritans on 116 123 (UK-wide)
Text SHOUT to 85258 (UK-wide)
Call C.A.L.L. on 0800 132 737 (Wales only)

These services are for anyone who’s struggling. They won’t judge you. They’re free, they’re anonymous, and they’re always open.


If you need information right now
For urgent medical advice out of hours you can contact:

NHS 111 in England
NHS 111 or NHS Direct (0845 46 47) in Wales.

Other organisations who can help

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

0800 58 58 58 (UK helpline)
0808 802 58 58 (London helpline)
Provides listening services, information and support for men at risk of suicide, including a
web chat.

Carers UK

0808 808 7777

Advice and support for people caring for someone else.

Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L.)

0800 132 737 (helpline)
81066 (text HELP plus your message)
Provides information and support for people experiencing a mental health problem in

Gender Identity Research & Education Society (GIRES)
Works to improve the lives of of trans and gender non-conforming people of all ages,
including those who are non-binary and non-gender.

Maytree Suicide Respite Centre

020 7263 7070
Offers free respite stays for people in suicidal crisis.

Mental health service run by and for LGBTQ+ people.

The Mix

0808 808 4994
85258 (crisis messenger service, text THEMIX)
Support and advice for under 25s, including a helpline, crisis messenger service and


0800 068 41 41
07786 209697 (text)
Confidential support for under-35s at risk of suicide and others who are concerned about them.

Offers emotional support and information for anyone affected by mental health problems.


116 123 (freephone)
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
Open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some branches in person.


85258 (text SHOUT)
Confidential 24/7 text service offering support if you are in crisis and need immediate

Stay Alive
App with help and resources for people who feel suicidal or are supporting someone

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

0300 111 5065
Emotional and practical support and local groups for anyone bereaved or affected by


0300 330 0630
Listening services, information and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender