List of useful links

BereavementBalloonsExeter, mid and East Devon

Offers a wide range or practical, emotional and social support to families
Eating DisordersBeatNational

Studentline 0808 801 0811
Youthline (under 18 yrs) 0808 801 0711
Mental HealthBlurt FoundationNational

Great self help guides but also produce “Buddy Boxes” these are monthly self care boxes. You can buy a subscription or one off boxes for yourself, for a nominated person or just as a random act of kindness (Blurt will then select someone to receive a box).
Mental HealthCALMNational

Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15-35
Tel 0800 585858 (5pm-midnight daily)
Online SafetyCEOPNational

All social media apps and websites have a report to service function and blocking tools. Use these functions if you receive any offensive / upsetting messages or images online

Report exploitation and abuse
BereavementChild Bereavement UKNational

Supports families and educates professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, and when a child is facing bereavement

Helpline: 0800 02 888 40
Domestic Abuse/ViolenceChildlineNational

A free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.

Helpline: 0800 1111

If you or anyone else is in immediate danger phone 999
Pregnancy and Sexual HealthChoices Pregnancy CentreExeter

Tel: 07826 715377
Pregnancy and Sexual HealthCrisis Pregnancy CentreExeter

Confidential counselling and practical support

Tel: 01392 662122
Rape and Sexual AbuseDevon Rape CrisisDevon

Post-13 Devon Rape Crisis and sexual abuse services

Tel: 01392 204174
Pregnancy and Sexual HealthDevon Sexual HealthDevon

Contraception and GUM
Eating DisordersDorset HealthcareDorset
Eating DisordersEating Disorders DevonDevon
Drugs and Alcohol AbuseFrankNational

Live chat and 24hr helpline 0300 123 6600
Mental HealthHeadlight Support GroupsDevon

Provides a friendly, non-clinical space for young people who are experiencing emotional and mental health issues and their families.

Phone: 07741 646 426
Mental HealthHeadspaceNational

A subscription based mindfulness/meditation service but they do offer a free trial
BereavementHope AgainDevon, Dorset and Somerset

Youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone
LGBTQ+Intercom TrustNational

Helpline: 0800 612 3010
Mental HealthKoothDevon

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people
Mental HealthMindline SomersetNational

Cornavirus Emotional Support

Mon-Fri 9am - 11pm, Sat-Sun 8pm - 11pm

01823 276892
Mental HealthMindshiftNational

Mindshift app gives anxiety relief
Mental HealthMood JuiceNational

Fast and direct acces to self-help resources

Supporting bereaved children
MedicalNHS 111 National

Official NHS 111 symptom checker. Use this if you suspect you have Coronavirus
Mental HealthNHS Mental Health HelplinesNational

Lots of advice and links to other more specific websites
Rape and Sexual AbusePost-16 Rape and Sexual Abuse LineNational

Helpline: 0808 800 0188
LGBTQ+Proud2BeSouth Devon
Drugs and Alcohol AbuseReach YPDorset

Tel: 0800 0434656 (option 2)
Mental HealthSamaritansNational

Tel 116 123 FREE 24 hours a day
0330 094 5717 (local call charges apply)

Local information line 01935 478746
Mental HealthSANENational

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Tel 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm-10.30pm daily)
Rape and Sexual AbuseSARSASSomerset

Rape and sexual abuse support

Women’s helpline: 0808 801 0456
Men’s helpline: 0808 801 0464
Pregnancy and Sexual HealthSexual Health DorsetDorset
Drugs and Alcohol AbuseSomerset Drug and Alcohol PartnershipSomerset

Tel: 0300 303 87 88
Mental HealthSomerset Mental Health HubSomerset

A variety of resources for both general mental health issues but also more specialist mental health needs
LGBTQ+Space Youth ProjectDorset
Domestic Abuse/ViolenceSplitzDevon

Delivering support services to adults and young people experiencing the trauma of domestic abuse and sexual violence. Splitz delivers services across south-west England

Helpline: 0345 155 1074
Rape and Sexual AbuseSTARSDorset

Rape Crisis Support Centre

Tel: 01202 308855
Eating DisordersSWEDASomerset
Pregnancy and Sexual HealthSWISHSomerset

Tel: 0300 1245010
UK GovernmentNational

Latest Government Advice on Coronavirus
Drugs and Alcohol AbuseY-SMARTDevon

Tel: 0800 121 4751
Domestic Abuse/ViolenceYoung DevonDevon

Largest young people’s charity in the South West

Helpline: 08082 810 155
Mental HealthYoungMindsNational

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Parents helpline 0808 802 5544 (9.30am-4.00pm Mon-Fri)
Domestic Abuse/ViolenceYoung Victims ServiceSomerset
Domestic Abuse/ViolenceVictim SupportNational
Rape and Sexual AbuseThe BridgeSomerset