Crisis Information

Bereavement services Milton Keynes 


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Samaritans: they are contactable by telephone and email, and are available 24 hours a day. They offer anonymous support and are predominantly a listening service, giving benefit by allowing people to talk. A 24/7 helpline service which gives you a safe space where you can talk about what is happening, how you are feeling, and how to find your own way forward. Samaritans volunteers are ordinary people from all walks of life who understand that there are sometimes things that you just cannot talk about to the people around you. They know that very often,with some time and space, people are able to find their own solution within themselves.

Tel: 08457 90 90 90 (24/7);  


Gentlespaces bereavement support group

Gentle spaces

Gentle spaces leaflet


MK Act

Mental Health Crisis Lines / Suicide Hotlines

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline -- 1-800-273-TALK
  • Trevor HelpLine / Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ+ Teens -- 1-866-488-7386
  • Crisis Text Line -- Text HOME to 741741
  • Gay & Lesbian National Hotline -- 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
  • IMAlive -- online crisis chat
  • National Runaway Safeline -- 1-800-RUNAWAY (chat available on website)

Young people and Mental Health 

Kooth online support : ( )self help

Saneline: this out of hours telephone helpline is available 6-11pm. Emotional support and specialist information to anyone affected by mental illness, including families, friends and carers. SANE offers 1:1support via helpline and email services and peer support via an online Support Forum where people share their feelings and experiences of mental illness, as well as exchanging information about treatment and support options.

SANEline: 0845 767 8000 (6pm – 11pm)

Big White Wall is a 24 hour staffed, online community of support for people in psychological distress

A safe, online, anonymous service for people over the age of 16. Get the support of otherswho feel like you, 24/7, and learn ways to feel better and how to get on top of your own troubles.

 C.A.L.M. Campaign Against Living Miserably: Helpline is a national helpline open 7 days a week, 5pm to midnight, and callers can talk through any issue

Tel: 0800 585858.

Offers help via the website and a helpline for men aged 15-35 who are feeling depressed or down. Callers are offered support and information. Calls are free, confidential and anonymous. The helpline is open from 5pm – midnight, Sat, Sun, Mon and Tues, every week of the year. London callers may also call 0800 585858 or text 07537 404717, begin the first text CALM1.

PAPYRUS HOPELine UK : is a telephone, text and email based charity, particularly geared towards suicide prevention in young people up to the age of 35. PAPYRUS aims to prevent young people taking their own lives. A professionally staffed helpline provides support, practical advice and information both to young people worried about themselves, and to anyone concerned that a young person may harm themselves.

Tel: 0800 068 41 41 (Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm and 7pm – 10pn & Weekends 2pm – 5pm).

DAFS Support Group - Drug and Alcohol Family Support Group 

DAFS support group Information

AIDS / HIV organisations

Terence Higgins Trust                       The London Lighthouse

52-54 Gray’s Inn Road                      111-117 Lancaster Road

London WC1X 8JU                           London W11 1QT

08451221200                                   02077221200


Positively Women

347-349 City Road

London EC1V 1LR 


Brook Milton Keynes offer a wide range of sexual health and advice services to anyone up to the age of 25.

01908 669215


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