Phone and website contacts:

Places that can help you if you feel distressed:

Your GP can help you:
Ring the surgery for an out of hours telephone number

Samaritans: 0845 7909090

24 hour helpline support for those experiencing distress, despair and/or suicidal feelings

LGBT Foundation:  – 0845 3 30 30 30 or 0161 235 8035 (10am-10pm, daily)
Helpline run by Lesbian and gay health charity. Email: [email protected]

LifeSIGNS – Self-Injury Guidance & Network SupportIdeas and guidance for anyone affected by self-injury. Small charity run by LGB people with personal experience of self-injury. Anonymous Support Forum, clear fact-sheets, and active across social networks e.g. @LifeSIGNS

Childline: 0800 1111

Free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in trouble or danger. If the lines are busy, please keep trying

Allsorts: – 01273 72 12 11Free helpline, 10am-5pm, Monday – Friday

Allsorts is charity which supports young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTQU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity

Pace Youth: – 0207 700 1323
Free and confidential counselling for LGBTQ youth under 19. PACE is a LGBTQ mental health and wellbeing charity

National Lesbian and Gay Switchboard: – 0300 330 0630
Support and information for LGBQ people across the UK (10am to 11pm)

NHS Direct: – 0845 4647
This is a 24 hour support and information line

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