Struggling to cope? Text SHOUT to 85258Get support
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.
How to look after your mental wellbeing as lockdown eases
If you're feeling anxious or worried about lockdown restrictions easing, you don't have to face these feelings alone. Read our blog with tips on coping with change and easing out of the lockdown while staying patient and kind to ourselves.
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.
How volunteering has boosted my mental wellbeing
Giving back and helping others is a great way of feeling good about ourselves. Seren, one of our dedicated Shout Volunteers shares how volunteering for Shout 85258 has boosted her confidence and had a positive impact on her wellbeing.
You really made a difference for me tonight and I can’t thank you enough. I feel stronger to face the future.Text us
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.