If you're struggling, it can be difficult to talk about or know where to turn, particularly at this time of year. But there are people who understand.
Samaritans: Call 116 123
For someone to talk to, confidentially, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also visit their website.
ChildLine: 0800 1111
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can also visit their website.
CALM: Call free on 0800 58 58 58
Male-focused charity helping fight mental health stigma among men. You can call from 5pm to Midnight, 365 days a year, or visit their website.
Carers: Call free on 0808 808 7777
Support for those caring for loved ones who are older, disabled, or seriously ill. Phone lines are open Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm, or you can visit their website.
Anxiety UK: 08444 775 774
Help for those who suffer from anxiety and related disorders. Phone lines are open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm, or you can visit their website.
If you're in the US:
Crisis Call Center: Call 1 800 273 8255
The Trevor Project: Call 1-866-488-7386
National organization providing support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Phone lines are open 24/7, or you can visit their website.
If you're in Australia:
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Lifeline is a 24/7 confidential support service. You can also use their online crisis support chat seven days a week, between 8pm and 4am AEST. They also have a service finder that will put you in touch with help and support in your area.
Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4646
Beyond Blue offer 24/7 phone support, and online chat support between 3pm and 12am AEST.
Headspace: 1800 650 890
Provides support and information for young people aged 12-25. Phone support is seven days a week between 9am and 1am AEST. You can access eHeadspace for online chat support,