Mental Health

Cornwall Council Mental Wellbeing

If you are worried about your own or someone’s mental health, call the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly 24/7 NHS mental health response line. It’s free to access by anyone, any age, any time, day or night.

Website: Coronavirus and mental wellbeing – Cornwall Council

Tel: 0800 038 5300.


Samaritans provide emotional support for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgment or pressure. By phone, text and in person in branches across the UK, they are there 24 hours a day.


Tel: 116 123


Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Tel: 0300 123 3393



Papyrus is a leading youth suicide prevention charity in the UK. Its suicide prevention helpline, HOPELINEUK, is staffed by trained suicide prevention advisers, who work with young people – and anybody concerned for a young person – to help keep them safe from suicide.

HOPELINEUK is a free and confidential call, text and email service, which is available from 9am to midnight, every day of the year.


Tel: 0800 068 4141


Penhaligon’s Friends

This Cornish charity supports bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout the county. It offers children and young people the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents.


Tel: 01209 210624 or 01209 215889