Free helpline finding young people the best help whatever the problem. They can provide a free connection to any local or national service, or text information to mobiles. They also organise regular web chats.
Tel: 0808 808 4994 (1pm-11pm everyday)
Confidential and emotional support on the telephone for children, young adults and adults who are socially isolated, vulnerable, at risk and victims of any form of abuse.
Tel: 020 8554 9004
Beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Tel: 08456 341414
Breast Cancer Care
Helpline for women with breast cancer/breast-related problems, their families and friends.
Tel: 0808 800 6000 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-2pm)
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
British Organ Donor Society
Telephone support and information for families involved in organ donation and transplantation.
Tel: 01223 893636
CALL (Community Advice and Listening Line) offers emotional support and information/literature on mental health and related matters to the people of Wales.
Tel: 0800 132 737
For anyone affected by cancer, their families, friends, professionals. Provides information on different types of cancer, risk reduction and medical treatments.
Tel: 0808 808 2020
Text: 0808 808 0121
Telephone counselling service for children young people and adults on any issue, including relationships, depression, mental health, child abuse, addictions, stress, etc.
Tel: 0845 122 8622 (Mon-Fri, 10am-1pm, 7pm-10pm)
Complementary Medical Association
Promoting ethical and professional complementary medicine. Search for information by therapies, remedies, supplements and conditions.
Charity offering information and self-help groups, phone number can link you to local support groups.
Tel: 0845 123 23 20
Fast, free and independent health information from the Men's Health Forum, promoting better health in men in England and Wales.
Medical Advisory Service - General Medical Helpline
Telephone advice and information service covering all general medical inquiries.
Tel: 020 8994 9874 (6pm-8pm)
Mental Health Foundation
Information about how to get help with any mental health problem in your local area.
A wealth of information about mental health issues and contact details for the nearest Mind group in your area.
Tel: 0845 766 0163 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Confidential health advice and information for Scotland.
Tel: 08454 242424
NHS Choices helps you make choices about your health, from lifestyle decisions about things like smoking, drinking and exercise, through to the practical aspects of finding and using NHS services should you need them. The section for young people has interviews, quizzes, real-life stories, and more.
Web: NHS Choices (England only)
Tel: NHS Direct 0845 4647
Advice and information on all health-related issues for England and Wales.
Tel: 0845 46 47
Support for sufferers of panic attacks, phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, General Anxiety Disorder and tranquilliser withdrawal.
Tel: 0808 808 0545 or 01 272 1897 (Ireland)
Offers practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems.
Tel: 0845 767 8000 (6pm-11pm)
Advice and services for deafblind children and young adults including self-help groups, residential and respite care and publications.
Tel: 0845 127 0060
Text: 0845 127 0062
Promotes opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of disability in post-16 education, training and employment across the UK.
Tel: 0800 328 5050