Further Support


Call 116 123 (available all day) or email jo@samaritans.org (response time is 24 hours).


A charity helping with mental health. Has a support forum and text care line. Can also be emailed on support@sane.org.uk

The Mix

Offering support for those under 25. Can call 0808 808 4994 or use their webchat from 3pm to 12am, 7 days a week. Alternatively, text THEMIX to 85258, 24 hours a day for their crisis messenger.


Helpline for you or others under 35 struggling with suicide. Call on 0800 068 4141 (Weekdays 10am-10pm, Weekends 2pm-10pm and Bank Holidays 2pm-10pm). Alternatively, email pat@papyrus-uk.org or text 07786 209697.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

If you identify as male you can call thei helpline on 0800 58 58 58 (5pm to midnight, everyday) or use the webchat service on their website.


If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender you can call them on 0300 330 0630 (10am-10pm every day) or email chris@switchboard.lgbt or use their webchat service. All operators of their service identify as LGBT+.

Support In Nottinghamshire

 Base 51

Free and confidential counselling for people aged 12-25. Contact them on 0115 952 5040 or email counselling@base51.org.uk

Healthy Family Teams

NHS support for young people and their families who need help from healthcare professionals. Chat health is a texting service for 11-19 year olds offering confidential advice: 0750 732 9952. They also run a parent line which can be reached on 07520 619 919.


A free counselling service for those aged 11-25 in Bassetlaw. Can be contacted on 01909 530 943 or info@centreplace.org.uk

Children's Bereavement Centre

Bereavement and pre-bereavement support across Nottinghamshire for those aged 3-18. Contact 01636 551 739 or info@childrensbereavementcentre.co.uk


Self-harm support. Contact 0115 880 0282 or info@harmless.org.uk

East Midlands Children and Young People's Sexual Assault Service

Support for children and young people under the age of 18 who have been sexually abused or assaulted. Call them on 0800 183 0023

Nottinghamshire Women's Aid


Support for women and children affected by domestic abuse in Bassetlaw, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood. Email enquiries@nottswa.org or call 01909 533 610

Nottinghamshire SVS Services

Specialist support for victims of rape and counselling for people aged 13+. Call 0115 941 0440 or email support@nottssvss.org.uk