Depression, Anxiety & Stress
Norfolk and Suffolk First Response
First Response is a helpline for people of all ages in Norfolk and Suffolk who need urgent mental health support. The helpline is available all day, every day. If you are experiencing something that makes you feel unsafe, distressed or worried about your mental health, telephone the helpline. If you would prefer that the person answering your call doesn’t see your telephone number, you can turn off your caller ID in your phone’s settings.
Telephone: 0808 196 3494
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
Telephone: 0800 585 858
The Norwich Centre
They offer professional confidential counselling and will not turn anyone away for financial reasons. Please note that they are not a crisis service.
Telephone: 01603 617 709
Norfolk LGBT+ Project
To relieve the mental and emotional suffering of people in Norfolk and Waveney who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT+) or in doubt of their sexuality or gender identity by the provision of advice, peer-support and information.
Telephone: 01603 219 299
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
The NHS Wellbeing Service (IAPT - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)
The Wellbeing Service offer free help and support to improve wellbeing and manage stress, low mood and anxiety. Their aim is to reduce the onset of mental ill health, prevent deterioration and promote recovery by offering a range of online workshops, talking therapies, employment support, peer support and social activities.
Telephone: 0300 123 1503
Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, they’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Telephone: 08001 381 619
Text: 07537 404 719
SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. They work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
Telephone: 02038 051 790
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.