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

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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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Donations doubled in the Big Give Christmas Challenge

Simply support Shout’s Big Give campaign by midday on 5 December, and your donation will be doubled!

Can you help us hit our match funding target of £50,000 and support a further 5,000 people this winter?

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Ways to cope with upsetting events in the news

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious or sad about what's going on in the news, know that you’re definitely not alone. Here are some actions we can take to help us cope better through times like this.

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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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