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Shout 85258 - free, 24/7 mental health text support in the UKText 'SHOUT' to 85258
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Shout 85258 - free, 24/7 mental health text support in the UK
You can text us any time, day or night.
Your messages with us are confidential and anonymous.
It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.
Resources for mental wellbeing
If you're finding things tough and struggling to cope, we've got some resources that can help. Whether you're a student looking for support, or you're wanting to find ways to cope with loneliness or anxiety, take a look at our resources section for support.
Looking after your family's and your own mental wellbeing during lockdown
Lockdown is tough, with schools closing, a return to online learning, juggling work and homeschooling has brought us additional stress and worry. Read our latest blog from Shout Clinician Gillian on how to look after your mental wellbeing during lockdown.
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What kind of issues can I text Shout about?
We can help with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems, bullying or if you're feeling overwhelmed.
Meet our volunteers
When you text SHOUT to 85258, you are connected to a trained, empathetic and listening Shout Volunteer. Meet some of the people who volunteer for Shout.