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    You can text us any time, day or night.

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    Your messages with us are confidential and anonymous.

  • Free

    It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.

Listen to this year's #MentalHealthMinute

Over 500 radio stations across the UK united at 10:59am on Friday 14th May to play this year's #MentalHealthMinute in unison.

This year’s Minute features the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, David Beckham, Dame Shirley Bassey, Joanna Lumley, Jesse Lingard, Jamie Oliver, Charles Dance, Anne-Marie and was written by poet, writer and mental health advocate Hussain Manawer and is in support of Shout 85258.

Find out more about the Mental Health Minute.

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How Shout 85258 works

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We can help with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems, bullying or if you're feeling overwhelmed.

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