Self-isolation can have a negetive impact on mental health or leave you in an uncomfortable living situation. Below is a list of organisations that offer support for those going through difficulties.
Age UK have a new helpline dedicated to provide practical and emotional support to those over 70, especially those who are self-isolating and live alone.
Phone: 0166 299 2239
Alzheimers Society have a Dementia Connect support line for those worried about themselves or a loved during this time.
Phone: 0333 150 3456.
Anxiety UK is a charity working to relieve and support those living with anxiety by offering information, support and understanding.
Phone: 03444 775 774. (Mon-Fri 9.30am - 5.30pm)
Text: 07537 416 905.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is a support line for men.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (5pm–midnight)
Childline is a confidential line for children to call if they need help or advice about any topic.
Phone: 0800 1111
You can also access 1-2-1 counselling here. (9am-midnight)
Enrych is a charity offering support to disabled people.
Family Action aims to support adult family members deal with the pressures of family life
Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online support for young people
Mencap is a UK charity supporting people with learning disabilities.
Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Mon-Fri 9am-3pm)
Mind aims to support individals with their mental health
The National Autistic Society provide advice and support for people on the autism spectrum and their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 800 4104 (Open Mon-Fri 10am-3pm)
No Panic offers support and information for those who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders.
Phone: 0844 967 4848 (10.00am - 10.00pm. NOTE: calls cost 5p a minute + your access charge)
Youth Helpline: 0330 606 1174 (13-20 year-olds 10.00am - 10.00pm)
Papyrus UK is a charity working towards the prevention of young suicide.
Phone: 0800 0684141
Refuge is an organsition that helps women and children suffering from domestic abuse. They provide a freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline.
Respect offers a helpline for men suffering from domestic abuse.
Rethink Mental Illness offer support, advice and information around mental illness.
Phone:0300 5000 972 (Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm)
Samaritans offers emotional support to all ages.
Phone: 116 123
SHOUT offers support to anyone who is struggling with anxiety or depression with or without any diagnosis.
Text: 85258 (Open 24/7)
Switchboard is a line for LGBT+ support.
The Silver Line is a helpline for those over the age of 55:
Phone: 0800 4708 090
Young Minds is a charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Parents Helpline - Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm, free for mobiles and landlines)
Text: text YM to 85258 (If you need urgent help)
Last updated: Wed 23 September, 2020 @ 15:44