Sleep Deprivation

Mental Health Foundation

Information about sleep problems and advice for sleeping better



Information and advice about sleep problems



Information about insomnia, with a sleep self-assessment tool


Every Mind Matters

Information and resources about sleep problems


Royal College of Psychiatrists

Information on sleep problems and sleeping well



Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers. 

SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)

Textcare: comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most:

Peer support forum:



Shout Crisis textline

Use the 'Shout' crisis text line - text SHOUT to 85258

Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.


Aimed at people over 55. Their helpline is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Telephone:  0800 4 70 80 90

SOBS – Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

0300 111 5065

9am – 9pm Monday to Friday


Support Through Court (national service operating during crisis)

Operating hours:

Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm

Phone: 03000 810 006


The Mix

If you're under 25, you can call The Mix on 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm), request support by email using this form on The Mix website or use their crisis text messenger service.


Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)



Victim Support

Phone: 0808 168 9111 (24-hour helpline)



Recovery College Online (free course)

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