Anxious? Worried? Overwhelmed? New text service launched

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A new text-based service is available for anyone feeling anxious, overwhelmed or stressed. Text SHOUT to 85258 to start a free, confidential text conversation with a trained volunteer, who can help with issues such as:

    • Suicidal thoughts
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Panic attacks
    • Abuse
    • Self-harm
    • Relationship problems
    • Bullying

You can text from wherever you are in the UK. Text SHOUT to 85258 for free and confidential support 24/7.

If your life is at risk, please call 999 for immediate help.