Embracing Neverland

Mental health……………………………………………………………………………..the journey is our own

MH helplines

Admiral Nursing DIRECT

Telephone or email advice and support for family carers, people with dementia and professionals0845 257 9406direct@fordementia.org.uk

Adult Helpline

(over 18): 0845 634 1414

(open 8.30am to 8.30pm Monday to Friday, 1pm – 4.30pm Saturdays)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Helpline: look in your local telephone book or call 0845 7697 555.

Calm Helpline 

For young men who are depressed or suicidal.

Helpline: 0800 585858 (Everyday 5pm – 3am)


Confidential crisis counselling.

Tel: 020 8514 1177.

Confidential Care

24-hour advice and counselling on any emotional issue.

Tel: 0800 281 054.

CRUSE Bereavement Care Helpline & information line

Helpline: 0870 167 1677 or young persons helpline 0808 808 1677 or

e-mail: helpline@crusebereavementcare.org.uk.

Drinkline  The National Alcohol Helpline

Provides confidential information, help and advice about drinking. Can also help support the family and friends.

Helpline: 0800 917 8282 (Mon – Thurs 7am – 11pm, Fri, Sat, Sun 24 hours)

Eating Disorders’ Association Helpline

Offers information, help for people affected by eating disorders, in particular anorexia and bulimia.

0845 634 1414 (helpline) ; 0845 634 7650 (youthline)

Lesbian and Gay Switchboard

Information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people.

Tel: 020 7837 7324.


Christian-run helpline providing a sympathetic ear, information and advice on a range of emotional, spiritual or practical matters.

Tel: 020 7316 0808.


Advice for men experiencing sexual abuse or domestic violence.

Tel: 0117 907 7100.

National Drugs Helpline

The Helpline gives information and advice to anyone in the UK concerned about drugs.

This includes drug users, their families, friends and people who work with them.

Helpline: 0800 776600 (24 hours)

National Sexual Health Helpline

Offers confidential advice, information and referrals on all aspects of sexual health and HIV/Aids.

Tel: 0800 567 123.


Provides 24-hour emotional support to anyone who is suicidal or despairing.

Tel: 08457 90 90 90.


Helpline for people with mental health problems and those who support them.

08457 678 000

Student Debtline

A dedicated helpline for students worried about debt and money problems has been set up by the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS).

Student debtline: 0800 328 1813. (Mon – Fri 8am-8pm)

Survivors UK

National Helpline 0845 122 1201

7pm-10pm Mon/Tue/Thu

Office Number: 0207 357 6222


(up to and including 18): 0845 634 7650

(open 4.00pm-6.30pm Monday to Friday, 1pm – 4.30pm Saturdays)


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