Useful Links

Samaritans

Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

 

Amber Project (Church Army)

Telephone: 029 2034 4776 or 079 0590 5437

Email: amber.project@churcharmy.org.uk

Website: www.amberproject.org.uk

The Amber Project, which is based in Cardiff City Centre, works with young people aged 14-25 who have experience of self-harm.

 

Atal y Fro

Telephone: 01446 744755 (Office hours) 24hr on-call: 0808 80 10 800

Email: info@atalyfro.org

Website: www.atalyfro.org

Atal Y Fro is dedicated to the elimination of domestic abuse. Practical and emotional support to women and their children (if any) who are suffering the effects of DA. Enabling women and their children to make informed decisions on the options open to them. Emergency temporary accommodation if necessary

Childline

Telephone: 0800 1111
Email: http://www.childline.org.uk/Talk/Pages/Email.aspx
Website: www.childline.org.uk

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything - no problem is too big or too small. 

Cruse Bereavement Care

Telephone: 0844 477 9400 or 029 20226166

Email: cardiff@cruse.org.uk

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Support for the bereaved with information and advice

 

Mind Infoline

Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)
Email: info@mind.org.uk
Web site: www.mind.org.uk/help/advice_lines

Mind provides confidential mental health information services.

With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind has around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.

Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line

Telephone: 0300 5000 927   (9.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday)
Email: info@rethink.org
Website: http://www.rethink.org/about-us/our-mental-health-advice

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff.

 

Saneline

Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm-10:30pm)
Website: www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/helpline

Saneline is a national mental health helpline providing information and support to people with mental health problems and those who support them.

 

Scope

Telephone: 0808 800 333

Website: https://www.scope.org.uk/ 

For independent support or disability information

Email helpline@scope.org.ukhttp://elefriends.org.uk/

Forum: https://community.scope.org.uk/entry/register

This online disability forum is a vibrant and supportive space for disabled people, parents and carers to get disability advice and information, and talk to people with similar experiences.