Emergency Contacts

Online counselling is not suitable if you are in immediate distress. In case of emergency please contact your GP, local A&E department or any of the following helpful organisations..


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The Samaritans (UK & Ireland)
Confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. 24hr Helpline (UK) 08457 909090 (ROI) 1850 609090 or email jo@samaritans.org
Befrienders Worldwide
Worldwide support in association with The Samaritans. Helplines provided country by country from the website
Royal National Institute For Deaf People
Changing the world for deaf and hard of hearing people. RNID is the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.
C.A.L.L. Mental Health Helpline (Wales)
Out of hours helpline, advice and support for people in distress or those concerned about a friend or relative. Freephone 0800 132 737 or text 'help' to 81066
Sane (UK)
Out of hours telephone and email support for people suffering from mental health problems. SANEline 08457 7678000 or SANEmail@sane.org.uk
Metanoia.org (Worldwide)
Online mental health support, advice on online therapy and valuable support if feeling suicidal