Mental health resources

National Ugly Mugs (Sex Worker wellbeing charity)

To contact the NUM case workers for a variety of support:

The NUM team is available Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm or if you are in immediate danger phone police on emergency 999. In a non-emergency you can phone police on 101.

You can find the location of your nearest Sexual Assault Referral Centre here 

Email: Telephone: 0161 629 9861 International: +44 161 629 9861

Pineapple Support

Text chat based service

The listener service is accessible 24/7.

To access an online listener simply visit and click “connect to a listener”.


Pineapple Support does not offer telephone based support. If you are in crisis, please contact the suicide prevention hotline. A list of services can be found at or see below. To request to speak with a professional therapist or counsellor, please complete the form found at or visit  and click “therapy"


Persons requesting therapy are asked to contribute what they can afford. Pineapple Support covers the rest. The amount of sessions Pineapple Support will subsidise is taken on a case by case basis and assessed by a mental health care professional, with the maximum being 24.


Once a client has completed the maximum number of sessions they are able to discuss options directly with their therapist. Frequently asked questions:

To volunteer as a listener, please visit



0300 123 3393


Samaritans UK & ROI


Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)


Your Life Counts

UK & Republic of Ireland

Emergency: 112 or 999

Hotline: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90 (UK – local rate)

Hotline: +44 (0) 8457 90 91 92 (UK minicom)

Hotline: 1850 60 90 90 (ROI – local rate)

Hotline: 1850 60 90 91 (ROI minicom)



Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers

SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30 to 10.30pm)


Calm (aimed at men)

Helpline for young men (15-35) who may be feeling suicidal, struggling or feeling down. Webchat service nightly 5pm-midnight.

Helpline 0800 802 5858  (5pm-midnight every day of the year)



Bipolar UK

0333 323 3880


Switchboard LGBT + helpline

Contact: 0300 330 0630 (10am-10pm 7 days a week)

Email: ( Usually replied to within 72 hours)


National Stalking Helpline

The Helpline is open 09:30 - 16:00 weekdays, except for Wednesday when it is open 13:00 to 16:00. The Helpline is not open on bank holidays. Any change to the opening times or important information will be updated on the website homepage.

Please note the Helpline is a busy service and you may not be able to get through straight away. If you are unable to get through, we ask that you complete the online form and contact us by email, so our advisors can review your query and get back to you.


You can call us during opening hours on 0808 802 0300

Calls are free of charge from all landline telephones and also from mobiles on all major networks. Calls will not be shown on BT landline bills. If you are using another telephone provider please enquire with them whether 080880 numbers will appear on your phone bill. 


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