If you live in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen) and are worried about your mental health please contact NHS Wales 111 Press 2.
Need urgent help? Go to our urgent help page.
You can also seek help from one of the helplines or services below by filtering by topic area or the type of support you want in the search bar.
If you or someone you know requires immediate medical attention, or in immediate danger, then dial 999 or go to A&E.
If you or someone you know needs urgent mental health care, but it is not life threatening, call NHS 111 and select Option 2.
Mental Health 111 (Option 2) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is free to calls from a mobile (even when the caller has no credit left) or from a landline.
When you call, a Mental Health & Wellbeing Practitioner will talk through how you are feeling. They can provide brief interventions over the phone to help you cope with how you are feeling. They can also arrange referrals to mental health services, if needed.Find out more ➝
If you feel you need ongoing support to improve your mental health, then you may need professional support from the NHS. This is a free service and you will be able to access this help from within your GP surgery. Ask if there is a Psychological Health Practitioner based in your surgery. If not, then your GP can provide support.Find out more ➝
SPACE Wellbeing is a multi-agency process to co-ordinate help, including both early intervention and specialist provision, for children’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.
For any general enquiries regarding the SPACE Wellbeing Service, please contact the SPACE Wellbeing Helpline.
Our helplines are open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pmFor more information visit the SPACE website ➝
If you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to, Samaritans will listen. You can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 116 123 (free from any phone) or email email@example.com.
You can also call the Samaritans Welsh Language Line (free from any phone) on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).Visit the Samaritans Cymru website ➝
Community Advice & Listening Line
Provides a confidential mental health listening and emotional support line which is open 24/7. CALL can also signpost to support in local communities and a range of online information.Visit the CALL website ➝
Text Shout to 85258 – Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere.
It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Shout is powered by a team of volunteers, who are at the heart of the service. We take people from crisis to calm every single day.Visit the Shout website ➝
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. CALM exists to change this.
Phone lines are open 5pm to midnight every day.Visit the CALM website ➝
Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.
Get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us, talk to a counsellor online, send Childline an email or post on the message boards.
Call on 0800 1111 – the number will not show up on your phone bill. Support can be accessed online here by making an account.
Support available 24/7. BSL available Mon-Fri 8am-8pm and Sat 8am-1pm. Welsh speaker available on request, appointment will be scheduled.Visit the Childline website ➝
Meic is the helpline service for children and young people up to the age of 25 in Wales. From finding out what’s going on in your local area to help dealing with a tricky situation, Meic will listen even when no-one else will. We won’t judge you and will help by giving you information, useful advice and the support you need to make a change.
Our helplines are open 8am – MidnightVisit the Meic website ➝
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