Useful links

Free phone: 0800 1111
Provides a confidential counselling service 24 hours a day.  

Cruse Bereavement Care
Helpline: 0844 477 9400
Support and practical advice for bereaved people.

Family Mediators Association
General tel: 01355 244 594
Provides family mediation, with free legal advice where appropriate. 

Mind info line: 0300 123 3393 lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
Text: 86463
Provides advice and support for mental health problems. 

NHS Choices
Tel: 111 lines open: 24 hrs a day 365 days a week
For non-emergency medical advice

Tel: 0300 100 1234
Information on relationship counselling, psychosexual therapy, mediation and online advice. Counselling is offered in locations throughout the UK. 

Tel: 0300 5000 927
Practical mental health information. Rethink works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.

Tel: 116 123
A safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way - about whatever's getting to you.

Tel: 01494 687600
Textphone: 01494 687626
SMS/text message: 07966 976749
Help for profoundly deaf adults with mental health problems.

Helpline: 01708 765200
Provides a confidential telephone helpline, offering emotional support to any individual of any age on any issue. 

The Silverline
24 hour free helpline: 0800 470 8090
The Silver Line is the confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK.  


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