If you find yourself needing support and/or advice from a specialist organisation, you may find the list of helpline numbers and website links below useful.
Samaritansprovide 24 hour support on their helpline - 08457 90 90 90 Samaritans volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do. samaritans
Breathing Space is a support line and website for men who are facing life difficulties. Their Helpline number is 0800 83 85 87, and is open Mon-Thurs 6pm to 2am, and Fri from 6pm to Mon 6am. This service is aimed at those living in Scotland, but if you call from a mobile, then your location isn't a factor. breathing space
Women's Aid helps and supports women and children who are/have been victims of domestic abuse/violence. The National Domestic Violence Helpline number is 0808 2000 247 and they are always open 24 hours. women's aid
Men's Advice Line provides support and advice for men in abusive relationships. Their helpline number is 0808 801 0327 and open Monday - Friday 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm Men's Advice Line
ParentLine is a confidential service for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life. Their helpline number is 0808 800 2222 and is open 7 days a week, 7am – midnight. Family Lives
NHS Direct is the national health line, providing expert health advice and information. Their number is 0845 4647 and is open 24 hours. NHS Direct