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Breaking the Silence Helpline


About Breaking the Silence Helpline

Breaking the Silence Helpline offers free, compassionate and confidential support over the phone. We exist to help adults, youth, men, parents, seniors in England who may be experiencing emotional distress related to abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.

We are dedicated to preventing suicide. If you're contemplating suicide or you're worried about warning signs in someone else, please reach out to us for help.

When you reach out to us you will talk with one of our trained counselors who will listen to you with empathy and understanding, and work together with you to find a meaningful way forward. They are experienced in knowing how to help people who have challenges like what you are going through.

Where is Breaking the Silence Helpline available?

Available nationwide in England

Who does Breaking the Silence Helpline support?

Seniors, indigenous support, men, and youth

What languages does Breaking the Silence Helpline support?

English, Punjabi, and Urdu

Accessibility notes

Service is for male victims and survivors of childhood abuse from African, African-Caribbean and South-Asian (Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi) origin communities throughout the United Kingdom

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