7 Cups of Tea

  • https://www.7cups.com/Free, anonymous and confidential online text chat with trained listeners, online therapists & counselors.

Whether you are going through a challenging time or just want to talk to someone, at 7 Cups you’ll find a path connecting you to kind people and helping you develop new skills to solve your problems. Over 16 million conversations.

Anorexia and Bulimia Care

ABC provides personal advice and support to anyone affected by anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and all kinds of eating distress.

We support sufferers and their family and friends towards full recovery.

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy.

Association for Post Natal Illness

The Association has a countrywide network of phone, e-mail and postal volunteers, who have had, and recovered from post-natal illness. The volunteers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are completely well, that they have had no previous mental illness and that they are not opposed to drug therapy.

Be There

Being there for someone is an art, not a science. There’s no formula or instruction manual because every situation is different.

Be There will help you learn how to recognise when someone might be struggling with their mental health and gives you 5 Golden Rules to help you support and be there for them.

Beat – Help for Adults

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

The Beat Adult Helpline is open to anyone over 18 who needs support and information relating to an eating disorder, including sufferers, carers and professionals.

Beat – Help for Young People

Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

If you are 25 or under, call the Beat Youthline.

If you would like a call back, send us the text message ‘call back’ to 07786 20 18 20. We aim to get back to you within 24 hours and during Youthline open hours. When we call back our number will display as “unknown”.

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers. They run the eCommunity which provides a safe and secure environment to discuss the challenges you face. The eCommunity is a free service.

Breathing Space Scotland

  • https://breathingspace.scot
  • 0800 83 85 87Speak to a Breathing Space advisor. The Breathing Space phoneline is available 24 hours at weekends (6pm Friday – 6am Monday) and 6pm – 2am on weekdays (Monday – Thursday)

A free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.


Offers support to men in the UK, of any age, who are down or in crisis via their helpline and website.

Carers UK

Expert advice, information and support.

If you’re looking for answers, their online information and support is the best place to start.