NHS Direct: 0845 46 47 is a national nurse-led helpline providing 24 hour medical advice in England and Wales. In Scotland the NHS 24 phone number is 08454 242424.
Samaritans: National helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hour service)
Mailing address: Chris, PO Box 9090, Stirling FK8 2SA.
The Samaritans offer confidential non-judgmental support (over the phone, email or face-to face) for people in the UK and Ireland who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Saneline: 0845 767 8000 provides information and crisis support between 1pm to 11pm every day.