If you are a young person who needs support, The Diana Award advice messenger offers free*, 24/7 text support.
The Diana Award Advice Messenger provides free* , 24/7 text support across the UK. If you are a young person under 25 who needs support, you can text DA to 85258.
Trained volunteers will give you the space to share to how you’re feeling via text and help you think through the next step towards feeling better.
*Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.
This service is powered by our trusted partner, Crisis Text Line.
You can text us free* and anonymously – although if the volunteer believes you are at immediate risk of harm, they may share your details with people who can provide support.
If you are based in the UK, you can also call ChildLine for free to speak to someone about what’s happening and how you’re feeling.
Samaritans is available 24 hours a day in the UK to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.
If it’s an emergency and there is a risk to life, call 999.
25 years ago The Diana Award was founded on the belief that young people have the power to change the world.
The Diana Award are privileged to be invited to the ‘My Life My Say’ Next Gen conference on the 25th November. We will join around 500 young people and a series of renowned speakers from the world of activism for an exciting day that will explore youth-led solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing society.