Useful Phone Numbers

There are lots of organisations that can provide advice and support to young people. There is always someone to talk to if you are in need of help.

Alcoholics Anonymous – call 0845 769 7555 or visit

National helpline for people who are worried that their drinking is becoming a problem.

Beat Youth Helpline (Eating Disorders) – call 0845 634 1414 or visit

Confidential helpline offering support and advice for anyone affected by an eating disorder. Open Monday-Thursday from 1.30pm-4.30pm.

Brook Advisory Centres – call 0808 802 1234 or visit

Free and confidential sexual health advice and services for under-25s.

ChildLine – call 0800 1111 or visit

This is a free helpline for children and young people in the UK. You can talk about any problem you have.

NHS111 – Call 111

Free of charge helpline when you need medical help but it’s not a 999 emergency. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Talk to Frank – call 0800 77 66 00 or visit

This is a free helpline for children and young people wanting advice or worried about drugs.

The Samaritans – call 08457 90 90 90 or visit

The Samaritans provide confidential support 24 hours a day for people who feel distressed or suicidal.

Shelter – call 0808 800 4444 or visit

Free helpline from Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity.

If you or someone else are in immediate danger you should always call the emergency services (fire, ambulance or police) by dialling 999.