Mental Health Support
Samaritans is a unique charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.
Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness.
MIND provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
A LGBT & anti-violence charity that deals with hate crime sexual violence or domestic abuse.
0800 999 5428 National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
020 7704 2040 London LGBT+ Advice Line
10am – 5pm Monday
10am – 5pm Tuesday
10am – 8pm Wednesday
10am – 8pm Thursday
10am – 5pm Friday
1pm – 5pm Tuesday is trans specific service.
Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends affected by another’s abuse of mind-altering substances, or related behavioural problems.
0207 4984 680
Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.
0800 0086 811
10 am – 10 pm, 365 days a year
Alcohol and Substance misuse recovery meetings and help.
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and OCD. Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
0844 967 4848
0330 606 1174
10 am – 10 pm, Daily
Maytree offer a free 4 night, 5 day stay for adults, with the opportunity to be heard in complete confidence, in a caring, safe environment.
020 7263 7070
24 Hours, Daily
PAPYRUS – HOPELINKUK is a confidential support and advice service for:
Young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide
Anyone concerned a young person may be having thoughts of suicide.
0800 068 41 41
SMS: 07786 209697
Weekends: 2pm-10pm & bank holidays: 2pm-5pm
Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. They exist to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.
Adults: 0808 801 0677
Youth: 0808 801 0711
365 days a year from 12pm – 8pm during the week, and 4pm – 8pm on weekends and bank holidays.
Anorexia & Bulimia Care provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders, those struggling personally and parents, families and friends.
03000 11 12 13
The national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers.
0333 323 3880
Call back service
Women’s Aid is a national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children.
0808 2000 247
24 Hours, 7 Days a week
British human rights charity supporting victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.
0800 5999 247
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Sikhforgivness do not offer advice on a professional level as we are not experts, however, we do have a mental health first aider if you need to talk. We can only guide you to the many other mental health organisations which are in place and have professionals who can offer you help.
If in need of urgent support in a crisis contact
Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E).
NHS 111 has replaced NHS Direct. You can call 111 when you need medical help but it’s not a 999 emergency.
Please remember that you can contact your GP should you require any further support or information.