Getting help in crisis

If you are in immediate crisis, acute distress and might need urgent help to keep you safe - please contact one of the relevant organisations below and they will talk you through some steps you might need to take right away: You may also decide to attend your local accident and emergency department and your General Practitioner (Local Doctor).

 

 

Emotional support when in crisis

 

Samaritans (UK & Ireland): www.samaritans.org.uk 08457 90 90 90

 

Mental health Sane UK: www.sane.org.uk 0845 767 8000

 

Mind: www.mind.org.uk 0300 123 3393

 

Mental Health Foundation: www.mentalhealth.org.uk Info online

 

Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse

NAPAC (National Association of Adults Abused in Childhood) www.napac.org.uk 0800 085 3330 / 0808 801 0331

Support Line www.supportline.org.uk 01708 765 200

 

Sexual assault / rape:

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (women & men): www.rasac.org.uk 08451 221331

Survivors UK (for men): www.survivorsuk.org 0845 122 1201

Rape Crisis (men and women): www.rapecrisis.org.uk 0808 802 9999

 

Domestic violence:

Refuge: www.refuge.org.uk 0808 200 0247

Welsh Women's Aid: www.welshwomensaid.org 0808 801 0800

Northern Ireland Domestic Violence Helpline: www.wiwaf.org 0808 200 0247

 

Children & young people:

ChildLine: www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111

Get Connected: www.getconnected.org.uk 0800 808 4994

Kooth: www.kooth.com Online counselling.

Women's Safety Online:

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