A List of Suicide Prevention Hotlines


Call: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Campaign Against Living Miserably (C.A.L.M)

For men struggling with suicidal thoughts or repressed emotions.

Call: 0800 58 58 58 From 5pm to midnight.

Visit the webchat page here.

LGBT Foundation Urgent Helpline

Call: 0345 3 30 30 30

If you’re concerned about immediate risk of harm to you or someone else because of their sexuality or gender identity call 999 immediately and report it as a hate crime.

Open Monday to Friday, 10AM-6PM.

If you need LGBT-related support but feel as though it’s not as urgent, see the ‘Specialised Helplines’ page.


For young people under 35.

Call: 0800 068 41 41 
Text: 07860 039967
Email pat@papyrus-uk.org

Open 9AM – 10PM weekdays, 2PM – 10PM weekends, 2PM – 10PM bank holidays.

Breathing Space

A free, confidential, phone service for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16.

Call: 080083 85 87 

Open weekdays 6PM-2AM, weekends Friday 6PM-Monday 6AM.

Webchat is available:

  • Monday to Friday, 6.00pm to 2.00am
  • Saturday and Sunday, 4.00pm to 12.00am


For children and young people under 19.

Call: 0800 1111

The number won’t show up on your phone bill.


The UK’s first free 24/7 helpline.

Text ‘shout’ to: 85258

National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA)

They deal with not only suicide but all problems that might lead to suicidal thoughts. The above link leads to their helpline directory, while the number below will put you through Samaritans, who they are partnered with.

Call: 166 123

In an emergency, call 999 for urgent help.

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