Emotional support Samaritans - Samaritans provide confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day, no matter what's on your mind or what you're going through. Phone 116 123 or email [email protected]. Childline - for children who are worried and need to talk about anything. Calls are free and confidential: the number is 0800 1111. Counselling Directory UK - a national directory of counsellors and counselling services.