At IVSTITIA, we are committed to improving wellbeing wherever possible. Whilst we ourselves are not Mental Health experts or qualified to directly assist those in need, we have compiled some useful resources to help point you in the right direction, should you need help, below:


Phone: 116 123 / Email: / Website:

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide.

Mind Infoline

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday) / Text: 86463 / Email: / Website:

Mind provides confidential mental health information services.

With support and understanding, Mind enables people to make informed choices. The Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. Mind works in partnership with around 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.


Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (17:00-00:00) / Website: (includes webchat 17:00-00:00)

Anyone can hit crisis point. CALM run a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems. They support those bereaved by suicide, through the Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP).


Phone: 0800 1111 / Website:

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything – no problem is too big or too small.


Text: 85258 / Website:

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.

NHS England IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)


If you’re based in England, you can use the webpage to find and refer yourself to mental health services in your area.


FFLAG (Support for parents/families and their LGBTQ+ children) – – 0300 688 0368

Switchboard (LGBTQ+ helpline) – – 0300 330 0630

LGBT Foundation (LGBTQ+ Charity) – – 0345 3 30 30 30

LGBT Health & Wellbeing (Scottish LGBTQ+ Charity & Helpline) – – 0300 123 2523

Midline Trans+ (Trans Helpline) – 0300 330 5468

Being Gay Is OK (LGBTQ+ Help & Advice Service) –