The festive season can be a difficult time for some, and if you do need support, you can find contact details of other organisations who are available for this. 

Samaritans

Tel: 116 123 (24 hours, free to call in the UK and Ireland) 

The Samaritans provide confidential and non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. 

Mind Infoline

Tel: 0133 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)

The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress.

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line

Tel: 0300 5000927 (10am-2pm Monday to Friday)

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them.

Saneline

Tel: 0300 304 7000 (6pm-11pm)

A national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.

The Mix

Tel: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)

Provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems.

ChildLine

Tel: 0800 1111

A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen.

 Elefriends

Website: http://elefriends.org.uk/

A supportive online community where you can be yourself. Run by Mind.