The past two years have been an unprecedented and daunting experience for everyone, but it’s important to know that you are not alone and that there are resources always available for you if you or anyone you know is struggling. Your mental health matters.
This World Mental Health Day, we want to remind you of the amazing networks and teams of experts that exist solely to support you and your mental wellbeing.
Whether you struggled with mental health before COVID-19, or experienced new concerns and worries as a result, this year has undeniably been a challenging one.
You are not alone and whilst family and friends can be an amazing network of support, it is okay to admit you want professional advice. Here are some charity helplines and websites that can help.
Mental Health Helplines & Resources
Call this helpline for confidential support if you are experiencing feelings of distress. Phone: 116 123 (free and available 24 hours a day)
A mental health awareness and support charity set up to help those in need. Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
This charity helpline offers support if you have been diagnosed with anxiety Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 10pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 8pm)
Head to the official NHS website for more information and support lines for anxiety, stress support, financial hardship, isolation and other mental health conditions.
See below for further helplines and websites across the world:
American Foundation for Suicide prevention – https://afsp.org/get-help
The Jed foundation – https://www.jedfoundation.org/
Headspace – https://headspace.org.au/
Robbie’s Hope – https://robbies-hope.com/
R YOU OK? – https://www.ruok.org.au/
Sane – https://www.sane.org/
Beyond Blue – https://www.beyondblue.org.au/
Men’s Line Australia – https://mensline.org.au/?utm_source=TalkingEgg&utm_campaign=TalkingEgg
Filsan Te Jeunes – https://www.filsantejeunes.com/
Suicide Ecoute – https://www.suicide-ecoute.fr/
Jugend Support – https://www.jugend.support/
Seelsorge – https://www.telefonseelsorge.de/
German Society for Help with Depression – https://www.deutsche-depressionshilfe.de/start
Crisis Text Line – https://www.crisistextline.org/
Befrienders – https://www.befrienders.org/
Suicide Hotline – https://suicidehotline.org/
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