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National Helplines

National Helplines

Help for a broad range of topics, please see below

Specific to healthcare workers

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    NHS Practitioner Health

    0300 131 7000 or text FRONTLINE to 85258

    Support, signposting and confidential listening available

    7.00 am – 11.00 pm daily 

    24/7 via text. 

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    BMA Counselling

    0300 123 1245

    For doctors and medical students

    24/7

    not just BMA members

National Helplines for mental health

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    Anxiety UK

    03444775774

    Support for anxiety

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    B-eat

    08088010677

    Eating disorder support

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    Bipolar UK

    arrange call info@bipolaruk.org

    Support for those suffering from bipolar disorder

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    CALM

    0800 58 58 58

    Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35

    Daily 5pm-midnight.

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    Mind

    03001233393

    Mon-Fri 9am-6pm

    Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

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    Mood Swings

    0161 832 3736

    Mon- Fri 10-4pm.

    Anyone affected by mood disorder and their families

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    Men's Health Forum

    020 7922 7908

    24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email

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    No Panic

    0844 967 4848

    Daily 10-10pm

    Support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD

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    OCD UK

    03332127890

    Mon-Fri 9-5pm A charity run by people with OCD for people with OCD 

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    Papyrus

    0800 068 4141

    Mon-Fri 10-10. Weekend/BH 2-10pm

    Young suicide prevention society

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    OCD Action

    08453906232

    Mon-Fri 9:30-5pm. support for people with OCD

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    Rethink Mental Illness

    0300 5000 927

    Mon-Fri 9:30- 4pm.

    Support and advice for people living with mental illness

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    SANE

    0300 304 7000

    Daily 4:30-10:30pm 

    Emotional support, info and guidance 

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    Samaritans

    116 123

    Confidential support for people feeling despair

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    Shout Crisis Textline

    Text SHOUT to 85258

    Shout is the UK's first 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere you need

Bereavement Helplines

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    Bereavement Support Line NHS PH

    0300 303 4434

    A confidential bereavement support line for NHS staff. Run by Hospice UK. 

    8am-8pm, seven days a week. 

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    Cruse

    0808 808 1677

    Confidential phone and face to face support to bereaved people.

    Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Addiction helplines

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    Alcoholics Anonymous

    0800 917 7650

    24/7 helpline

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    Gambling Helpline

    0808 8020 133

    Daily 8am- midnight

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    Narcotics Anonymous

    0300 999 1212

    Daily 10am- midnight

  • Sick Doctors Trust

    Call 0370 444 5163

    Available 24/7 for doctors, dentists or their families to talk through concerns about addiction

Abuse helplines

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    Refuge

    0808 2000 247

    Advice on dealing with domestic violence

    24/7 

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    NSPCC

    0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child

     Concerns about child abuse and cruelty. 24/7