Work tirelessly to transform the lives of everyone severely affected by, and how our nation approaches, mental illness. Provide over 200 services, 140 local support groups and run campaigns that bring about real change. 

Won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. Committed to improving mental health across England and Wales.

Young people

The Beyond Crisis Messenger provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. Trained volunteers will listen to how you’re feeling and help you think the next step towards feeling better.
If you are in crisis, you can text Beyond to 85258.

The YoungMinds textline provides free, 24/7 text support for young people across the UK experiencing a mental health crisis. All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors. Texts can be anonymous, but if the volunteer believes you are at immediate risk of harm, they may share your details with people who can provide support.
Text YM to 85258

You can also access other support through our page on Mental Health & Well-being during Covid-19, here.