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We urgently need your help to support people with their mental health.


Shout - UK's 24/7 Crisis Text Service for Mental Health Support

Text 'SHOUT' to 85258

here for you 24/7

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Shout - UK's 24/7 Crisis Text Service for Mental Health Support


  • 24/7

    You can text us any time, day or night.

  • Confidential

    Your messages with us are confidential and anonymous.

  • Free

    It is free to text Shout from all major mobile networks in the UK.


No young person should ever feel alone

When life feels tough, we want you to know that there’s someone there for you. We've come together with five other leading mental health charities to say that if you're a young person struggling with any kind of mental health worry, you’re not alone.

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Take on a once-in-a-lifetime challenge

Help people in the UK access life-saving mental health support by trekking, climbing or cycling for Shout.

You could climb Kilimanjaro, cycle from London to Paris or take on the UK 3 Peaks, all while raising vital funds for our service.

The money you raise supports every aspect of our free text service and ensures we're here for everyone who needs us, 24/7.

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I think Shout saved my life tonight... no one has ever made me feel so safe, listened to and understood

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Online resources and support

However you're feeling right now, you don't have to face it alone. We're here to support you with your mental health.

Take a look at our resources, information and support, find further help or reach out to one of our volunteers.

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