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How to get support

Below you’ll find links to a range of organisations if you are looking for mental health support for yourself or someone you know.

If you are in need of urgent help, please dial 999. 

If you need to talk to someone about your feelings:

Samaritans Cymru
Freephone 116 123 or email - any time, day or night

CALL Mental Health Helpline for Wales 
Freephone 0800 132 737 or text ‘help’ to 81066 (charged at standard network rate) - any time, day or night

Children and young people

Call for free on 0800 1111 or visit their site to chat online or send an email.

Support for children and young people up to 25 years old open 8am to midnight, 7 days a week. Freephone 080880 23456, text 84001 or instant messaging on their website.

Suicide and bereavement

Help is at Hand Cymru
A resource for people bereaved through suicide or other unexplained death, and for those helping them.  

For children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or for anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide
Freephone 0800 068 41 41 

Cruse bereavement care
Freephone 0808 808 1677 

Survivors of bereavement by suicide
0300 111 5065

Eating disorders


Helplines - Beat ( 

Dedicated Wales Helpline: 0808 801 0433


Helplines are open 365 days a year from 1pm-9pm during the week, and 5pm-9pm on weekends and bank holidays, as well as an online chat option

Perinatal mental health

Helpline is available from 11am-10pm every day - 0808 1961 776

Free online CBT course

SilverCloud  is an online course which offers support for anxiety, depression, and much more, all based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Anyone aged 16 or over in Wales can sign up.

General mental health support, advice and guidance
Children & Young People
Eating Disorders
Suicide & bereavement
    For children and young people under the age of 35
    Bereavement care
  • SOBS
    Survivors of bereavement by suicide
Perinatal Mental Health

Help is at Hand’ booklet
If you have experienced a bereavement by suicide, or know someone who has.

New parent support groups
There are likely to be support groups for new parents running locally to you - ask your midwife, health visitor or contact the Family Information Service (find your local service at