Lifeline Helpline

Call 0800 LIFELINE (0800 543 354)
or send a text to HELP (4357)

for free confidential support – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Whatever the issue, we’re here to listen. We’re committed to providing a safe, effective and confidential service to support the emotional and mental well-being of our callers and communities.

Calls and text messages are answered by health professionals and highly trained volunteers.

Volunteer counsellors undergo in-depth training and supervision, providing a caring and professional service to a wide range of people in need. They deal with many kinds of issues including emotional and psychological distress, anxiety, depression, relationship and family problems, domestic violence and abuse, work and financial issues and a myriad of others in the course of a year.