Need Support?

If you are experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, there are lots of places you can go to for help.

As Time to Change Wales is focused on challenging discrimination in society, we're not able to provide individual or emergency support for people in crisis. But there are lots of people who can. They are listed here:

 

Samaritans

Telephone: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day)
Email jo@samaritans.org
Website www.samaritans.org

Provides confidential, non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

 

CALL (Community Advice and Listening Line)

Telephone 0800 132 737
Website www.callhelpline.org.uk

Offers emotional support and information/literature on Mental Health and related matters to the people of Wales. Anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend can access the service. C.A.L.L. Helpline offers a confidential listening and support service.

 

NHS Direct Wales

Telephone 0845 4647
Website www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk

Health advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Mind Infoline

Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-5pm Monday to Friday)
Email info@mind.org.uk
Website www.mind.org.uk

Mind provides confidential mental health information services. With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind also has a network of nearly 200 local Mind associations providing local services.

 

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line

Telephone 0845 456 0455 (10am-1pm Monday to Friday)
Email info@rethink.org
Website www.rethink.org

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England and Northern Ireland.

 

Saneline

Telephone 0845 767 8000 (6pm-11pm)
Website www.sane.org.uk

Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.If you're a carer needing support you can contact all of the above as well as Carers Direct and the Princess Royal Trust for Carers, both of whom are able to provide support and advice on any issues affecting you.

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