Accepting and admitting you need help is the first sign of getting on the road to recovery. At Mental Magazine, we know it’s hard to take this first step, but we’ve put together a handy collection of support numbers you can use to contact someone if needed.
The Awareness Centre
Telephone: 020 8673 4545
Counselling Contribution Scheme for individuals on state benefits, students over 18, living on state pension and clients registered as disabled. With appointments available.
The Brandon Centre
Telephone: 020 7267 4792
Counselling and engagement for peers. Free for ages 12-21.
Faces in Focus
Telephone: 020 3920 7454
Free service for young people (12-25).
Telephone: 0844 967 4848
Offering services for people suffering from OCD, phobias, panic attacks and other anxiety disorders.
Refugee Therapy Centre
Telephone: 0207 272 7498
Trainees offering very low cost psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Inter-cultural service.
Telephone: 116 123
Offering a range of free services. With access to the helpline available 24/7, every day of the year.
Advice and help including events for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The helpline is available 9.30am-4.30pm.
Telephone: 0843 88 66 771
Free therapy sessions for women and children that including alternative therapy methods.
Telephone: 0808 801 0677
Studentline: 0808 801 0811
Providing support to people suffering from eating disorders.
The Centre for Better Health
Telephone: 020 8985 3570
Offers a low cost integrative counselling service. While offering support for wellbeing and mental health recovery.
The May Tree Sanctuary for the Suicidal
Telephone: 020 7263 7070
Offering support through counselling and resident stay.
Telephone: 0800 068 4141
Service offering help for young people contemplating suicide.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927
Free services offering online resources and help via telephone, email and webchat.
Telephone: 85258 (to text)
A free 24/7 text support service offering support for anyone who needs it. With a range of online resources.
Phone Number: 03003031984
A service offered to families or victims affected by crime. With a free support line avaliable 24/7.
Telephone: 85258 (text YM)
Free support for young people and their parents via helplines, texting and an online webchat.