Urgent and Other Support

If you need more urgent support or Sporting Wellness doesn’t seem relevant to you, here are just a few of the other support options that are available to you. Remember it’s always OK to ask for help.


R;pple’s mission is to intercept harmful content relating to self-harm and/or suicide through innovative technology.

Sporting Wellness will signpost towards this tool if we have any communications with a sportsperson or parent/guardian of a sportsperson, that has expressed thoughts of suicide or self-harm.

Website: https://www.ripplesuicideprevention.com/



The Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way, about whatever’s getting to you:

Call: 116 123 available 24/7
(it’s free to call and their number won’t appear on your telephone bill)

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Website: www.samaritans.org

Visit: You’ll find your nearest branch on their website.


For general health and medicines advice and information:

Call: NHS 111
(available 24/7 and it’s free to call)

Website: www.nhs.uk


Mind provides a whole range of very useful advice and support around the topic of mental health:

Website: www.mind.org.uk

The Mind Infoline can also help you to find out what services are available in your local area.

You can call them on 0300 123 3393 email info@mind.org.uk or text 86463.

Mind are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.


Children and young people’s wellbeing and mental health support:

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk


Help and support for children and young people:

Call: 0800 11 11
(available 24/7 and it’s free to call)

Website: www.childline.org.uk


A self harm support organisation:

Website: www.harmless.org.uk


An online mental wellbeing community



PAPYRUS is the UK charity for the prevention of young suicide (under 35)



Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Shout Website


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