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Every depression helpline in the United Kingdom. Online chat, text or phone.

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SOS Silence of Suicide provides confidential support by our freephone helpline, in person group meetings and online meetings. ...


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National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK provides, free and confidential support and information by phone. We help everyone in...


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About Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) stands united against suicide with...


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Shout provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over text message (SMS). We are here for everyone in the...


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Runaway Helpline offers free, compassionate and confidential support over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are...


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Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by...


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The Mix is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone and text message (SMS). We are...


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No Panic Youth Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential support and information by phone. We help youth in the...


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LGBT Foundation helpline provides thousands of hours of support and advice to thousands of people every year, many who feel...


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OCD Action Helpline is dedicated to providing free and confidential information and listening services by phone and email to...


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The Silver Line Helpline run by Age UK is a free, confidential telephone service for older people. We provide friendship,...


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Combat Stress Helpline provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone and text message (SMS). We are...


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Confidential Telephone Helpline offering emotional and spiritual support from a Christian perspective, with the opportunity of...


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Towards Healing offers free and confidential support by phone. We exist to help everyone, people with a religious faith in...


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Muslim Youth Helpline offers free and confidential support and information by phone and online chat. We exist to help people...


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Moodswings Helpline offers free and confidential support by phone. We exist to help adults, the LGBTQ+ community, people with a...


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Feeling depressed? Reach out to a hotline in United Kingdom for free, confidential support

Depression can affect people in many different ways, but people who are depressed often report feeling sad, hopeless, or worthless. Depression can seriously impact your quality of life, but it is treatable.

If you notice any of the following symptoms of depression, there are 16 hotlines in United Kingdom that provide support for people like you:

  • Things that used to bring you joy mean nothing to you now
  • Your mood has worsened in the recent weeks
  • You could feel slower in your movement, speech, and reactions than usual
  • Your weight has changed alongside your emotions
  • Your appetite and eating habits have changed
  • You might be unable to sit still
  • You became irritable for no reason
  • Even the smallest tasks take too much effort

Experiencing the symptoms of depression can be the greatest challenge of your life. Nonetheless, many people in your position have successfully got through it and built a better life. Depression may feel lonely, but you are far from alone in experiencing what you are feeling.

Depression can make you feel like a burden to others so you may be hesitant to ask for help. However, there are helpline volunteers and counselors in United Kingdom who care about your situation and want to help. Sharing your feelings with a compassionate listener can help you feel supported and less alone.

For free and confidential support with depression, sadness and feeling hopeless, consider contacting a hotline in United Kingdom today.


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