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The questions of our COVID-19 survey cover some difficult and emotional topics and the information below may be helpful if you need additional support.

  • If you are worried about your mental health, we recommend that you get in touch with your mental health team or GP surgery. They will be available both during office hours and evenings and weekends through the out-of-hours service.

The following organisations offer free listening, emotional support and information services:

Domestic abuse

If you are experiencing domestic abuse and are in immediate danger, please call 999 and ask for the police.

Silent calls to the police will work if you are not safe to speak – use the Silent Solution system and call 999 and then press 55 when prompted.

Emergency Text Service: If you can’t use a voice phone, you can register with the police text service – text REGISTER to 999.  You will get a text which tells you what to do next.  Do this when it is safe so you can text when you are in danger. Click here to find out more.

If you are not in immediate danger, please call one of the following helplines: 

If you suspect that an abuser is monitoring your internet usage, find out how to hide your browser history.

To find your local domestic abuse support service you can use the Women’s Aid Directory of Service for Wales, England, Scotland or North Ireland

Bright Sky app by Hestia

Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app, launched by Hestia in partnership with the Vodafone Foundation, providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

The app is also designed to be used by specialist and non-specialist practitioners and other employers, and for anyone looking for information about issues around domestic abuse such as online safety, stalking and harassment and sexual consent. Find out more

Hafal Clic

Clic provides people in Wales with a mental illness and their carers with a safe and secure place online to support each other, share experiences and build new relationships. The site also signposts to useful information, contacts, resources and local services. Visit to sign up.

NCMH Resources

We also have a number of resources you may find useful.


National Centre for Mental Health, Cardiff University, Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ

+44 (0)29 2068 8401
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