Letters of Hope
The letter of hope was written for you if you are currently feeling suicidal, or are considering taking your own life. It was written by people who have experienced similar feelings and understand.
This site is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life.
The Sleep Council
The Sleep Council is an impartial, advisory organisation that raises the awareness of the importance of a good night’s sleep to health and wellbeing and provides helpful advice and tips on how to improve sleep quality and create the perfect sleep environment.
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
📞0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
📞0300 5000 927 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
📞116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
📞03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
📞0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
There are thousands of studies that have shown mindfulness meditation can positively impact mental and physical health. Whether it’s by reducing stress, improving sleep, increasing focus, or improving relationships, research shows mindfulness works.
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Men's Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.
📞0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm)
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
📞0845 390 6232 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm)
A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
📞0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Young suicide prevention society.
📞HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
📞SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: www.sane.org.uk/textcare
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
📞0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
Children's charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
📞0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)
📞0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
📞0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)
📞0800 917 7650 (24-hour helpline)
National Gambling Helpline
📞0808 8020 133 (daily, 8am to midnight)
📞0300 999 1212 (daily, 10am to midnight)
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
📞0300 222 1122 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm on weekends)
Cruse Bereavement Care
📞0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
📞0808 168 9111 (24-hour helpline)
Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
📞0808 808 1111 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Advice on all aspects of parenting, including dealing with bullying.
📞0808 800 2222 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm)
The UK's largest provider of relationship support.