We have listed some helplines and their contact details below. Some helplines are specialised areas while others are more general, and not all of them are open 24/7, so check their websites for opening times, ways they can help and further information.
For 24 hour NHS mental health crisis support for all ages Dial 111 Option 2 to talk to a qualified professional.
Sexual health / Pregnancy
For men aged 15 – 35
Tel: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Tel: 0800 1111
Ditch the Label
Free confidential information and advice about drugs, their effects, and the law
Tel: 0300 1236600 (24 hrs helpline)
Text a question to 82111
Contraception, treatment for sexually transmitted infections, psycho-sexual counselling, HIV care and treatment or related support and advice.
Tel: 0300 300 3030
National Problem Gambling Clinic
NHS clinic for gamblers aged 13 years and over
Tel: 020 7381 7722 (call-back service)
NHS health enquiries
Tel: 111 Option 2 for mental health support
Website (England): http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland
Support and information for people affected by mental illness, their families, and carers
Tel: 0300 304 7000
Student mental health
Tel: 0808 808 4994
Email and instant messaging also available via their website.
Tel: 0808 168 9111 (24 hrs helpline)
Mental health support for young people
Text: If in crisis text YM to 85258 (24 hrs)