This page lists a range of support services specifically for your mental health, including helplines, websites and support groups.
Confidential helplines with trained volunteers who listen and can help you talk through your concerns
Samaritans (24/7, 365 days a year) 116 123
SANEline (16:30–22:30, 365 days a year): 0300 304 7000
CALM (17:00–24:00, 365 days a year): 0800 58 58 58
Confidential helplines that provide information and advice
Mind’s Infoline (9:00–18:00, Monday – Friday, except for bank holidays): 0300 123 3393
NHS 111 – England only (24/7, 365 days a year): 111
NHS Direct Wales: 0845 46 47 or 111 if available in your area (currently available in the following health board areas - Hywel Dda, Powys, Anurin Bevan and Swansea Bay - including Bridgend)
These websites contain information about a range of mental health concerns.
Phobias and anxiety disorders
Mental wellbeing, anxiety, sleep, stress and low mood
Interacting with other people who have similar experience with mental health concerns (known as 'peer support') may provide important comfort and support.
If you are trying to access mental health support groups, there may be a few changes due to coronavirus. Some groups may have closed temporarily, be providing a reduced service or they may have moved online. Please check with the individual group for more details.
You can search for a support group via the Rethink Mental Illness or Mind websites.