Learn how to manage your own wellbeing while caring for someone else. Get information and tips on looking after your mental health and finding support.
116 123 (freephone)
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).
Helps people in financial difficulty to access benefits, grants and support services.
0300 123 1053 (Carers Direct helpline)
Information for people who have care and support needs, and their carers. Includes practical tips, plus guidance about benefits and services. Offers a helpline and email help form for carers.
Information and resources for children and young people experiencing abuse, poverty, mental health issues and criminal exploitation. Also supports young carers, refugees and migrants.
This information was published in May 2021. We will revise it in 2024.
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