If you need to talk to someone urgently, please make contact with someone close to you who you trust or guidance and urgent support is available from the following organisations:


Childline  0800 1111. You can talk to Childline anonymously. No worry is too big or too small.

CEOP Child Exploitation and Online Protection command. If you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online, let CEOP know.


KOOTH is an online confidential and anonymous mental wellbeing community. It is a free text based free service. Join by searching kooth.com and sign up using a non identifiable name. They offer counselling, well-being advisers and have discussion boards where young people can relate to each other (all communication is monitored by practitioners before publishing so is perfectly safe and appropriate). They also have a KOOTH for adults as well. 


For made plans of suicide please call 999, take yourself to A&E immediately

PAPYRUS If YOU are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact HOPELINEUK (Papyrus) for confidential support.

Call: 0800 068 4141 • Text: 07860039967 • Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org Opening hours: 9am to midnight every day of the year (Weekends and Bank Holidays included)

OR -

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 
• If you need urgent help, text YM to 85258. • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.

• Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.