There is an on-line Directory where local counsellors can be found catering for specific needs and offering different types of therapy at: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk
Offers counselling and support with money problems, domestic abuse, sleeping problems, reporting a nude image on line, bullying, friends, relationships and sex, home and families, school, college and work, your body and substances, your feelings including anxiety, stress and panic. See the website for one-to-one chats on line and message board. You can send an email from the website below.
- NSPCC, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NH
- 0800 1111
Papyrus is a national organisation to prevent suicide in young people, under 35 years. Lines are open 9.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. at weekends and bank holidays. Provides confidential support and advice to young people thinking of suicide. The website also has information for people who are concerned about a young person who may be showing signs of thinking about suicide.
Helpline: 0800 0684141
Text: 07860 039967
Provides 24 hour support for people who are distressed, every day. Provides a telephone listening service, face to face support, schools outreach and prison outreach. Also provides a listening service for people who are worried about others. Samaritans listen and help people to talk through their troubles without telling them what to do, giving people space to be themselves.
Helpline: 116123 free from any phone
- Victoria House, Back Albert Place, Cheltenham GL52 2HN
- 0330 0945717
A children and young people's mental health charity. The website has information on looking after yourself, feelings and symptoms and conditions. There is a parents helpline below.
Text: For urgent help text YR to 95258 (Young Minds Crisis Messenger (24/7)) or contact Childline 0800 1111
Parents helpline: 0808 802 5544 (Mon – Fri 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.)