The purpose of Learning Labs Plus is to help you gain a greater awareness of your mental wellbeing.
Learning Labs is not able to offer crisis related support. Therefore, if you, or someone you know, should ever need urgent mental wellbeing support, please use one of the resources on this page.
HOPE Line UK:
If you are a young person at risk of suicide or are worried about a young person at risk of suicide.
Tel: 0800 068 41 41
SMS: 07786 209697,
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Weekends 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Samaritans – call 116 123
This provides a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Our local Minds support people through drop-in centres, counselling and befriending.
Tel: 0300 1233393
Tel: 020 7631 0101
Opening hours: 6pm – 8am
Help & Advice Resources - Papyrus UK | Suicide Prevention Charity
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.
Shout - click here
Free, 24/7 mental health text support in the UK | Shout 85258
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) (men only):
Helpline is open from 5pm-midnight, 365 days of the year
Tel: 0800 58 58 58
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 6pm – 9pm
Staying Alive app – download here
This provides a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis.
Additional UK crisis support
UK emergency number – call 999
Accident & Emergency – visit your nearest A&E department
This provides immediate in-person support for any medical emergency.
NHS 111 service – call 111
This provides help if you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do.
NHS Services – click here
This provides information on how to access mental health services for free on the NHS. You can also contact your GP surgery and ask for an emergency appointment.
NHS Wellness Tools – click here
This provides information on the latest guideness from the NHS on mental wellness.
This link provides the latest government guidelines - click here