For general information on sexual health, visit https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sexual-health/

To find your nearest sexual health services, visit https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-sexual-health-clinic

To find GP services near you, visit https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-gp

For information on NHS cervical screening, visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening/


For support and advice on a range of relationship issues, visit https://www.relate.org.uk/


For information and advice on mental health, visit https://www.mind.org.uk/

Call: 0300 123 3393 9am-6pm Mon-Fri


For counselling and advice on any issue of concern, visit www.samaritans.org

Call: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Pregnancy and pregnancy loss

Miscarriage Association

For support and information on pregnancy loss, visit https://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/

Call: 01924 200799, 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri

Email: info@miscarriageassociation.org.uk

Sands - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity

For support and advice for bereaved parents and families, visit https://www.sands.org.uk/

Call: 0808 164 3332, 10am-3pm Mon-Fri and 6pm-9pm Tues, Weds and Thurs

Email: helpline@sands.org.uk


For support and information on pregnancy and pregnancy loss, visit https://www.tommys.org/

Call: 0800 0147 800, 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Sexual violence and coercion

The Survivors Trust

For information, advice and support for people who have experienced sexual violence or abuse, visit https://www.thesurvivorstrust.org/

Call: 08088 010818, Mon-Thurs, 10 am-12:30pm, 1:30pm – 5:30pm & 6pm-8pm.
Fri, 10am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-5:30pm. Sat, 10am-1pm. Sun, 5pm-8pm. 24 hour answer machine.

Rape Crisis

For advice on where to get specialist support and services to women and girls who have experienced rape, sexual violence, or sexual abuse, visit https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/find-a-rape-crisis-centre/

Call: 0800 500 2222, open 24/7 every day of the year

Survivors UK

For information and advice for men who have experienced sexual abuse and assault, visit https://www.survivorsuk.org/

To chat via SMS, text 020 3322 1860, 12pm-8pm, Mon-Sun.


For support for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, visit https://napac.org.uk/

Call: 0808 801 0331, 10am-9pm Mon-Thurs, 10am-6pm Fri.

Sharing of sexual images

For support and advice for people who have had sexual images of themselves shared without their permission, visit https://revengepornhelpline.org.uk

Call: 0345 6000 459, 10am-4pm, Mon-Fri, Email: help@revengepornhelpline.org.uk

Domestic violence

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Provides support and information to women experiencing domestic violence. 0808 2000 247 (open 24 hrs) or chat through their website Monday to Friday, 3pm-10pm. www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

Men’s advice line

Provides advice and support for all men experiencing domestic violence. 0808 801 0327 (open Mon-Fri 10am-8pm). Email support: info@mensadviceline.org.uk (open Mon-Fri, 9am-8pm). www.mensadviceline.org.uk


LGBT Switchboard

For information and support around issues of sexuality or gender identity, visit https://switchboard.lgbt/

Call: 0800 0119 100, 10am-10pm, every day

Email: chris@switchboard.lgbt

LGBT Foundation

For advice, support and information services, visit https://lgbt.foundation/

Call: 0345 330 3030, 9am-9pm Mon-Fri.

Email: helpline@lgbt.foundation

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