NEED HELP NOW?
(This website is useful if you need to talk to someone urgently when it’s not possible to see a Counsellor or Mental Health Adviser.)
Helplines and Websites
A 24hr phone service, every day of the year. The number is 116 123, or you can use Samaritans Email. Alternatively you can talk face-to-face in total confidence at the Cardiff and District branch: Cardiff Samaritans. They are open to callers without prior appointment from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week, for emotional support.
Students Against Depression
A website written by students specifically for students with depression.
An international organisation and has information and help lines in a choice of languages.
Open 8pm-2am every Wednesday (during term time); 01443 654888
Community Advice & Listening Line
For emotional support and information on mental health and related matters to the people of Wales. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Freefone 0800 132 737 or text 'help’ to 81066.
NHS Direct website.
NHS Direct 24 hour helpline: 0845 46 47
Royal Glamorgan Hospital Crisis Resolution Team
01443 443443 ext 4388
University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff
029 2074 7747
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
(Pontypridd/Cardiff) 01443 482845
Your own GP (Doctor) offers an out of hours service