Mental Health Links and UK Helplines

At N-Gaged, protecting and safeguarding our learners is really important to us.

Please follow any of the links or helplines below if for immediate specialist help relating to your mental health:

  • Anxiety UK

About: Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.

Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 5.30pm)



  • Bipolar UK

About: A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder



  • CALM

About: CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)



  • Depression Alliance

About: Charity for sufferers of depression. Has a network of self-help groups.


  • Men’s Health Forum

About: 24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.


  • Mental Health Foundation

About: Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.



  • Mind

About: Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm)



  • No Panic

About: Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.

Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm)



  • OCD Action

About: Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.

Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 5pm)



  • OCD UK

About: A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.

Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)




About: Young suicide prevention society.

Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Mon to Fri,10am to 5pm & 7 to 10pm. Weekends 2 to 5pm)



  • Rethink Mental Illness

About: Support and advice for people living with mental illness.

Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4pm)



  • Samaritans

About: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)



  • SANE

About: Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

Phone: SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30 to 10.30pm)

Website:Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most:

  • YoungMinds

About: Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone:  Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 4pm)