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Online tools

Links to useful tool, mobile apps, phone lines and websites:

> NHS online tools and info 
> Health charities, associations and support 
> Help lines - Mental health / Abuse 
> Become a donor 

NHS online tools and info

The NHS Choices website has a wealth of self help and useful info to help keep you healthy, or help you cope. You can also search for local services.

Here is just a small selection of what you can find there:

Interactive tools – Including free smartphone apps and podcasts

Help with Health Costs

Live Well - Apps and support for healthy living

First Aid

NHS Care & Support – for people with care and support needs

Useful Links – to other websites offering health help and support

Health News - Behind the Headlines: Your guide to the science that makes the news

Health charities, associations & support groups

Department of Health & Social Care

Alcoholics Anonymous

Bowel Cancer UK

Breast Cancer Care

British Heart Foundation

Bullying UK

Cancer Support

Children with Cancer


Family Lifestyle Programme

MacMillan Cancer Support

Prostate Cancer Support

Quit Smoking

Stroke Association

Students Against Depression

Understanding Tests Requested


Help Lines - Mental Health / Abuse

Childline - call 0800 1111. Helpline for children and young people in the U.K. Calls are free and the number won't show up on your phone bill

Family Lives (Formerly Parentline)- call 0808 800 2222. A help line offering info, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life, including bullying.

Release the Pressure - call free 0800 107 0160 - Confidential support line run by Kent County Council.

Papyrus call 0800 068 41 41.Voluntary helpline supporting teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal.

National Domestic Violence Helpline – Call 0808 20900 247. Open 24/7.

National Stalking Helpline – Call 0808 802 0300 Helpline run by the Susy Lamplugh Trust

Samaritans - call 116 123 any time. A free help line open 24 hours  a  day, 365 days  a  year. Talk in confidence about what’s getting to you (it’s not just for suicide help)

Young Minds – call 0808 802 554 – Helpline for parents worried about a child or young person under 25.

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