Did you know that if you text 07725 909090 when you are feeling really depressed, a crisis counsellor will text with you? Many people don’t like talking on the phone & find it difficult to open up to friends and family.
Some people would be more comfortable texting. It’s a service run by Samaritans. You never know who might be needing it.#ItsOkNotToBeOk #mentalhealthawareness
Other places you could seek help (trained staff):
The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day – in full confidence.
- Call 116 123 – it’s FREE
Rethink Mental Illness: You can call the Rethink advice and information line Monday to Friday, 10am-2pm for practical advice on:
- different types of therapy and medication
- benefits, debt, money issues
- police, courts, prison
- your rights under the Mental Health Act.
Call Rethink on 0300 5000 927 (calls are charged at your local rate).
The Mind infoline
Mind offer an information line to answer questions about:
- types of mental health problem
- where to get help
- drug and alternative treatments
Call the Mind infoline on 0300 123 3393 (UK landline calls are charged at local rates, and charges from mobile phones will vary considerably). Or email email@example.com.
Talk to your GP.