Crisis helplines (UK and ROI)

Samaritans – Phone 116 123 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Relationship Support Counselling

Relate – https://www.relate.org.uk/
For victims and witnesses of crime
Victim Support – https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/

For victims of rape or sexual abuse

Rape Crisis – https://rapecrisis.org.uk/

Bereavement advice and support

Cruse Bereavement Care – https://www.cruse.org.uk/
Doctors’ Counselling Services
Doctors’ Support Network – peer support for doctors and medical students with mental health concerns: http://www.dsn.org.uk/

NHS Practitioner Health Programme -Free and confidential NHS service for doctors and dentists with issues relating to a mental or physical health concern or addiction problem, in particular where these might affect their work. Self-referral service provided by health professionals specialising in mental health support to doctors. Available in various locations across England: http://php.nhs.uk/

Professional Support Unit London- Provides help for the professional development of clinicians within London, throughout all stages of their career: https://www.lpmde.ac.uk/professional-development/professional-support-unit

Further links to sources of support can be found on the NHS choices website – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/counselling/ and on the BMA site – https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/work-life-support/your-wellbeing/sources-of-support