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Online Support & Info

Support websites, forums and information

A peer support network

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares. When you're dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, we'll help you get through it.

It is a peer support network that encourages you to be open about what is on your mind, to learn more about yourself and to work through what is troubling you. The service does cost to join, but it has many free areas.

www.bigwhitewall.com Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Help and advice about a wide range of issues

Calls are free and confidential and available any time, day or night. Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

Call Childline Call Childline Call now. Talk to Chlidline from any phone for free without needing credit or it showing on your phone bill.
Email
Email https://www.childline.org.uk/login/?returnPath=/locker/ Use your Childline locker to send an email to a counsellor. You'll get a reply within a day and you can write again whenever you want.
www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat Online chat Chat with a Childline counsellor about anything that is worrying you in a 1-2-1 session - this works like instant messenger. Visit in your browser.
www.childline.org.uk Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Supporting effective community discussions

A practical online resource to support safe and effective discussions about suicide.

You can find a range of practical resources relevant for individuals, families, community groups, workplaces and educational settings.

www.conversationsmatter.com.au Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Online forum for those coping with depression

A non-judgemental forum created by people who understand what it is like living with depression. None of the team are professionals, but all have their own experiences.

www.dealingwithdepression.co.uk/forum.php Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Supportive online community

Elefriends is a supportive online environment community where you can be yourself; a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

www.elefriends.org.uk Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Helps you cope with suicidal thoughts

Trusted guide to mental, emotional & social health.

helpguide.org Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Interviews with suicide attempt survivors

Live Through This: a collection of interviews with people who have a survived a suicide attempt.

livethroughthis.org Visit the website Visit in your web browser

If you are thinking about suicide, read this first

If you are thinking about suicide... read this first

The mission of Metanoia is to break down barriers that keep people from getting the help they need. Through communications, education and advocacy, we work to make connections that can shed a little light.

www.metanoia.org Visit the website Visit in your web browser

LGBTQ daily, out of hours, online chat service

MindOut is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Queer Mental Health Service. The online chat service is confidential, non-judgemental and anonymous. Open every day including weekends and evenings.

You will always know when we are next online by checking the pink chat bubble that displays on every page of our website – and you can also leave us a message if we are offline and someone will be back in touch.

www.mindout.org.uk/our-services/mindout-online Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Support for young people under 25

The Mix is the UK's free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don't know where to turn. Open 365 days a year, for absolutely anything you are going through.

Call The Mix Call The Mix Call free now (open 11am-11pm 365 days a year, calls free from landlines and most mobile)
www.themix.org.uk/get-support/speak-to-our-team 1-1 Online Chat Visit the chat in your browser, 1-2-1 chat open 11am - 11pm 365 days a year.
www.themix.org.uk/get-support/group-chat Online Chat (group support) Visit the group chats in your web browser (Sunday - Thursday 8pm - 9:30pm)
www.themix.org.uk/about-us/contact-us Send an email Visit the web email form
www.themix.org.uk Visit the website Visit in your web browser

Online Support for Problem Gamblers

Gambling Therapy offer many different online services for problem gamblers and their friends and families.

- Online groups

- Forums

- E-mail support

- Resource database

- Live chat

Available as a website and a phone App, Gambling Therapy is an international, multilingual service available to anyone around the world

www.gamblingtherapy.org Visit the website Visit in your web browser
www.gamblingtherapy.org/en/gambling-therapy-presents-gt-app Download the app Click to find out more on the website

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Resources database last uploaded November 2019