Crisis and Emotional Support


Phone: 116 123

(Freephone, 24/7)



Samaritans provide emotional support for people 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They allow people to talk about feelings of distress and despair. They are confidential and offer non-judgemental support.


Phone: 07984 967 708 – leave your first name and contact number and someone will call you back as soon as they can

Website: Sane provides out of hours mental health and emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental ill health, including family, friends and carers.

Shout 85258

Shout 85258

Text ‘SHOUT’ to 852658 (free)


Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone struggling to cope.

Other helplines are available via the Helplines Partnership, which has a comprehensive listing of organisations in the UK, searchable by topic:

Burnout in the Digital Age: How to Avoid Workplace Stress

Here are just some of the topics we cover:
  1. What burnout is, and why people get burnt out
  2. How professionals and individuals can avoid and combat burnout
  3. Behavioural changes that can indicate burnout, which HR professionals should look out for