Helplines


We at The Sad Ghost Club want to make sure everyone is aware of helpful resources if they're feeling alone.
Here's a list of numbers you can call if you aren't able to speak to anyone face to face.

For the U.K:

Anxiety UK

Charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.

Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm)

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

 

Bipolar UK

A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.

Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

 

CALM

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35.

Website: www.thecalmzone.net

 

Depression Alliance

Charity for sufferers of depression. Has a network of self-help groups.

Website: www.depressionalliance.org

 

Men's Health Forum

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

Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

 

Mental Health Foundation

Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

 

Mind

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

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm)

Website: www.mind.org.uk

 

No Panic

Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.

Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am-10pm)

Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

 

OCD Action

Support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Includes information on treatment and online resources.

Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm)

Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

 

OCD UK

A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.

Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

Website: www.ocduk.org

 

PAPYRUS

Young suicide prevention society.

Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Mon-Fri,10am-5pm & 7-10pm. Weekends 2-5pm)

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

 

Rethink Mental Illness

Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm)

Website: www.rethink.org

 

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

 

SANE

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30-10.30pm)

Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most: http://www.sane.org.uk/textcare

Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum

Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

 

YoungMinds

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

IRELAND

Helpline 1: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90 (UK - local rate)
Helpline 2: +44 (0) 8457 90 91 92 (UK minicom)
Helpline 3: 1850 60 90 90 (ROI local rate)
Helpline 4: 1850 60 90 91 (ROI minicom)
Website: WWW.SAMARITANS.ORG

For the USA:

US Suicide Hotline           1-800-784-2433

NDMDA Depression Hotline – Support Group     800-826-3632

Suicide Prevention Services Crisis Hotline             800-784-2433

Suicide Prevention Services Depression Hotline 630-482-9696

Child Abuse Hotline – Support & Information      800-422-4453

Crisis Help Line – For Any Kind of Crisis 800-233-4357

Domestic & Teen Dating Violence (English & Spanish)     800-992-2600

Runaway Hotline (All Calls are Confidential)         800-231-6946

Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7, English & Spanish) 800-223-5001

Suicide & Depression Hotline – Covenant House               800-999-9999

National Domestic Violence Hotline         800-799-SAFE

National Domestic Violence Hotline (TDD)            800-787-3224

National Youth Crisis Hotline       800-448-4663

You can visit this link for a comprehensive list of worldwide crisis helplines also:

http://www.yourlifecounts.org/need-help/crisis-lines