Mental Health Support Numbers

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

Website: www.theawarenesscentre.com

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

Website: www.brandoncentre.org.uk

Counselling and engagement for peers. Free for ages 12-21.

Faces in Focus

Telephone: 020 3920 7454

Website: www.facesinfocus.org.uk

Free service for young people (12-25).

No Panic

Telephone: 0844 967 4848

Website: https://nopanic.org.uk

Offering services for people suffering from OCD, phobias, panic attacks and other anxiety disorders. 

Refugee Therapy Centre

Telephone: 0207 272 7498

Website: www.refugeetherapy.org.uk

Trainees offering very low cost psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Inter-cultural service.

Samaritans

Telephone: 116 123

Website: https://www.samaritans.org/

Offering a range of free services. With access to the helpline available 24/7, every day of the year. 

Stonewall

Telephone: 08000502020

Website: www.stonewall.org.uk

Advice and help including events for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The helpline is available 9.30am-4.30pm.

Women’s Consortium

Telephone: 0843 88 66 771

Website: www.womensconsortium.org.uk

Free therapy sessions for women and children that including alternative therapy methods.

Beat

Telephone: 0808 801 0677

Studentline: 0808 801 0811

Website: www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Providing support to people suffering from eating disorders.

The Centre for Better Health

Telephone: 020 8985 3570

Website: www.centreforbetterhealth.org.uk

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

Website: www.maytree.org.uk

Offering support through counselling and resident stay.

Papyrus UK

Telephone: 0800 068 4141

Website: https://papyrus-uk.org

Service offering help for young people contemplating suicide. 

Rethink

Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Website: https://www.rethink.org

Free services offering online resources and help via telephone, email and webchat.

Shout

Telephone: 85258 (to text)

Website: https://www.giveusashout.org

A free 24/7 text support service offering support for anyone who needs it. With a range of online resources.

Victim Support 

Phone Number: 03003031984

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

A service offered to families or victims affected by crime. With a free support line avaliable 24/7.

Young Minds

Telephone: 85258 (text YM)

Website: https://youngminds.org.uk

Free support for young people and their parents via helplines, texting and an online webchat.