Text BABYBUDDY to 85258 for free 24/7 confidential text support from a trained counsellor when you’re in emotional pain or a crisis.

*The text messaging will not appear on your bill (Powered by Crisis Text Line and Shout)

The trained volunteer will introduce themselves by text, reflect on what you’ve said, and invite you to share at your own pace. You’ll text back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with. By asking questions, listening to you and responding with support, they will help you sort through your feelings until you both feel you are now in a calm, safe place.

For more information on functionality, security and clinical safety click here.

Texting is free and anonymous from EE, O2, Vodafone 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, Texting is free and anonymous from EE, O2, Vodafone 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus. Texters can cancel conversations at any point by texting STOP.

Crisis Messenger is also available in Baby Buddy app.