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Emergency Support

If you are in the UK and in need of emergency support please call 999 immediately.

For non-emergency NHS support please call 111.

For more information on Crisis and Emergency Support Services in the UK and for local services, please see Mind’s information pages.

Crisis Support


“We’re here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it’s best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don’t have to be suicidal to call us.”


“SANE is a UK-wide charity working to improve quality of life for people affected by mental illness.”

Refuge“Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety.”

Women’s Aid

“Working together until women and children are safe.”

Call: 0808 2000 247 (24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline. Run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid)

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline

C.A.L.L. (Wales)“C.A.L.L. Helpline, Community Advice & Listening Line, offers emotional support and information/literature on Mental Health and related matters to the people of Wales.”

Victim Support“As an independent charity, we work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. We help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime. Our support is free, confidential and tailored to your needs.”


“We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.”

*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.

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Please access any services with mindful and personal consideration for yourself and your needs.

Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.