Urgent help

If you’ve seriously injured yourself or taken an overdose, it’s really important that you call 999 now or seek immediate medical treatment from A&E.

Talk to someone straight away. Especially if you’re feeling suicidal, you’re in crisis, or if you feel like you can’t cope. If possible, make sure someone is with you.

Whether you’re desperate right now or are feeling like someone you know might be, here’s lots of free help available. Read through the services below to find one that fits.


MEIC

A helpline service for young people up to the age of 25 in Wales, 8am until midnight, 7 days a week.

  • Online chat available.
  • Freephone: 0808 80 23456
  • Text (free): 84001
MEIC

Childline

Available to all under 18s in the UK, 24/7.

  • Email a counsellor,
  • Online chat available
  • 24 hour Freephone helpline: 0800 1111
Childline

Samaritans

If you’re over 18 you can contact Samaritans 24/7.

  • Online chat available
  • Call their Freephone helpline: 116 123
Samaritans

Papyrus

Thinking of suicide or know a young person who is? Call HOPELINEUK, from 9am – 12am (midnight), 7 days a week.

  • Text: 07860 039 967
  • Freephone helpline: 0800 068 4141
  • Email: pat@papyrus-org.uk
Papyrus