Do you know someone who needs help – and is unable to call themselves?

Or do you need to talk to someone? 

There is someone to listen – just a phone call away

Children / Teens / Young adults
Phone Childline 0800 1111

If you are feeling suicidal

Give yourself some time – to breathe … sometimes all that is needed is a little time and a little calm to allow that feeling to pass…
No matter how bad you may feel right now it may help to talk to someone!

Phone the Samaritans 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

If you or someone else is in need of immediate attention please contact your emergency services
DIAL 999 or visit your nearest hospital

Helplines and support groups who can offer expert advice. More on the NHS website

Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.


Young suicide prevention society.

Phone: HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)


CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)


Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling)
Alcoholics Anonymous
Phone: 0800 917 7650 (24-hour helpline)


Advice on dealing with domestic violence.

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)


Alzheimer’s Society
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.

Phone: 0333 150 3456 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 10am to 4pm on weekends)

National Gambling Helpline
Phone: 0808 8020 133 (daily, 8am to midnight)


Abuse (child, sexual, domestic violence)
Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.

Phone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)

0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)


Eating Disorders

Somerset organisation supporting people across the region.

01749 34 33 44