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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

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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.

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

In 2023, Shout Volunteers took more than 20,000 conversations with around 12,000 texters about eating disorders or body image issues, so if this is something you're dealing with, you're absolutely not alone.

We asked Shout Clinicians for their advice if you are struggling with an eating disorder - here's what they had to say.

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Fundraise for Shout

Every 60 seconds, someone reaches out to Shout for support with a mental health crisis and has a conversation with us that could save their life.

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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Jonathan - fundraiser


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

Shout texter

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.

Resources for you