Need Support?


If you feel like you need help or someone to talk to, here are some sources of support.

Young Minds Crisis Messenger

  • 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
  • It’s available 24/7 across the whole of the UK

Childline online chat or phone-in service

  • Childline provides counsellors for young people by phone, text, and online chat
  • If you’d like to talk to a counsellor straight away call 0800 1111. You can call from any phone for free without needing credit or it showing on the phone bill


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