Need immediate help?

Winchester Youth Counselling is not a crisis service, we are unable to offer immediate help.    If you’re in crisis and need to talk right now, there are many helplines staffed by trained people ready to listen.  These organisations can help you with immediate crisis support.


Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.


Prevention of young suicide. Providing confidential support and advice to young people and anyone worried about a young person.

Helpline UK 0800 068 4141


Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you.  We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call for free on 116 123


Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

Text Shout to 85258

Young Minds  

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.  

Texting service available for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.