If you’re particularly stressed or just not yourself right now, you’re not alone.
It may not always feel like it, but there is support available for people working in film and TV. It’s important to seek help when you need it and getting help early can make it easier to get on top of things.
How we can help you with your mental wellbeing
One of the easiest ways of doing this is to call our Film and TV Charity Support Line on 0800 054 0000 or by using our Live Chat. The Support Line is open 24/7 and provides in the moment support. All our services are free of charge, confidential and totally independent.
You can ask us for:
- In the moment support: you’re never alone and can talk to our Support Line day or night, seven says a week. Please note: for Live Chat, you will be presented with an orange webchat icon at the top of the page, as well as a phone number. Please state you are accessing the service via the Film and TV Charity. If no advisors are available (due to high traffic), please wait and try again later.
- Counselling: Anyone working behind the scenes can request a referral for up to six free counselling sessions via the Support Line. Sessions can take place in person or remotely and our counsellors are experienced in working with LGBTQI+ and Black and Global Majority communities. Translators can be arranged for a range of languages, and you can talk to a counsellor who uses British Sign Language.
- Legal and Financial Advice: available via the Support Line. Further information about our financial support can be found here and legal advice here.
Get in touch free, at any time of the day or night for a wide range of support. Everything is confidential and totally independent.
Welcome to the Film and Television Charity. Calls are recorded for the purposes of quality and staff training. This is a confidential service, however, there are some exceptions to this and these are where there may be a risk to your own health and safety, that of others or if you have been involved in a crime. An advisor will be with you shortly, Thank You.
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