You can use these helplines if you would like instant advice:
- Young Minds Parent Helpline: Parents Helpline is for detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25. Call free on 0808 802 5544 from 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
- Parent Lives: helpline: Call free and confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222 for emotional support, information, advice and guidance on any aspect of parenting and family life. Our helpline service is open 9am – 9pm, Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday.
- Samaritans: Free crisis helpline 24/7, 365 days a year, for anyone who is experiencing mental health difficulties. Call 116 123. They also have a Samaritans self-help app.
- Family Lives confidential helpline: Free, confidential helpline. Call 0808 800 2222.