If you’re feeling emotionally distressed and need someone to talk to, you can phone at any time of day or night.
Helpline: 116 123 (lines open 24 hours, free and does not appear on telephone billing)
Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide
Providing confidential advice to young people about suicide prevention, also offering advice to anyone concerned about a young person.
HopeLineUK: 0800 068 41 41 (lines open Monday – Friday 10am - 10pm, Weekends 2 - 10pm, Bank Holidays 2pm- 5pm)
Campaign Against Living Miserably - CALM
CALM offer support information and advice for men, helping to prevent male suicide.
Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (lines open 5pm – 12 midnight)
Mind provide an information service for all aspects of mental health, which includes depression and Post Natal Depression. Local branches of MIND can be found online or by calling the helpline.
Helpline: 0300 123 3393 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm)
Sane offer crisis care and emotional support to anyone affected by a mental health problem including depression.
Saneline: 0300 304 7000 (lines open 6pm - 11pm)
Black Dog Tribe
An online advice for depression including a forum and campaign.
SOBS - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
SOBS offer specialist emotional support and practical information for people bereaved by suicide.
Helpline: 0300 111 5065 (lines open 9am - 9pm)
Offering a sanctuary for the suicidal.
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
NHS information about UK law and the definition of assisted suicide.
POST NATAL DEPRESSION
House of Light – PND support
Providing support and information to women affected by Post Natal Depression and their families.
Helpline: 0800 043 2031 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Association for Post Natal Illness - APNI
Offering support for post-natal depression.
Helpline: 0207 386 0868 (lines open Monday - Friday 10am – 2pm)
Net Mums – Post Natal Depression
Support for post natal depression.
Providing support for pre and post natal depression.
Helpline: 0843 28 98 401 (lines open Monday – Sunday 9am – 8pm)
Mother for Mothers
Support and advice from mothers who have been through post natal depression.
SAD - SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER
NHS - SAD
NHS information on this form of depression.
Information and support for anyone affected by SAD.
COUNSELLING & THERAPY
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Information about depression.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy - BACP
Information to locate qualified counsellors and psychotherapists locally.
Online information to locate a suitable qualified registered counsellor or psychotherapist locally.
Offering information on local chartered psychologists.