In times of distress or uncertainty, reaching out for support can make all the difference. Whether you’re struggling with mental health concerns, facing domestic violence, or seeking guidance on sexual health, there are resources available to help you navigate through difficult times. In Nottingham, a range of helplines and hotlines offer confidential support and assistance to individuals in need. Here’s a comprehensive guide to some of the key helplines and hotlines in Nottingham:

  1. Suicide Prevention:
    • Samaritans Nottingham Helpline: Dial 116 123 (free to call) or visit their website for confidential emotional support, available 24/7 (Website:
    • Papyrus HOPELINEUK: For individuals under 35 experiencing thoughts of suicide, call 0800 068 4141 or visit their website for support and guidance (Website:
  2. Mental Health:
    • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Mental Health Helpline: Call 0808 196 3779 for 24/7 support and advice on mental health concerns.
    • Mind Infoline (Nottingham branch): Dial 0300 123 3393 or visit their website for information and support on mental health issues, including local services (Website:
  3. Sexual Health:
    • Brook Sexual Health Helpline (under 25s): For confidential advice and support on sexual health matters, call 0808 802 1234 (Website:
    • NHS Sexual Health Information Line: Dial 0300 123 7123 for information on sexual health services and support available in Nottingham (Website:
  4. Domestic Violence:
    • Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Helpline: Call 0808 800 0340 for confidential support and advice for individuals experiencing domestic violence (Website:
    • National Domestic Abuse Helpline: Dial 0808 2000 247 for confidential support and guidance on domestic abuse matters (Website:
  5. Consent and Harassment:
    • Rape Crisis England and Wales Helpline: Call 0808 802 9999 for confidential support and information for survivors of sexual violence (Website:
    • Respect Phoneline: For perpetrators of domestic violence seeking support to change their behaviour, call 0808 802 4040 (Website:

Remember, you are not alone, and there is no shame in seeking help. These helplines and hotlines offer confidential, non-judgmental support and assistance to individuals facing various challenges. Whether you’re dealing with mental health issues, domestic violence, or sexual health concerns, help is just a phone call away. Reach out, and take the first step towards a healthier, happier life.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger or experiencing a medical emergency, please call emergency services immediately.