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Support for young adults with brain tumours

Our Information and Support Line our dedicated and caring Young Adults Service for young adults aged 16-30 with a brain tumour diagnosis, is here to offer support and help you connect with others.

The team are here to help with any information you might need and can help with researching and sending out information on topics such as tumour types, treatments and clinical trials. We provide a listening ear when you need it, are happy to listen to your concerns or frustrations and will do our best to answer any questions you might have or point you in the direction of other services.

Information and Support Line opening hours

You can call our team Monday to Friday, on 0808 800 0004, just ask for the Young Adults Service.

Standard support hours

Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 9pm
Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 5pm

If you need urgent help or support outside of our working hours:

If you are concerned about your health, please contact your GP immediately who may direct you to an out of hours service. Alternatively if you need to speak to someone urgently, please contact:

  • NHS (England) - 111
  • NHS Direct (Wales) - 0845 46 47
  • NHS 24 (Scotland) - 111
  • If you live in Northern Ireland please dial 999 or your out-of-ours GP service
  • Samaritans (UK wide) - 116 123
  • Or in an emergency, visit A&E or dial 999

If you have further questions, need to clarify any of the information on this page, or want to find out more about research and clinical trials, please contact our team:

Information and Support line

0808 800 0004 (free from landlines and mobiles)

support@thebraintumourcharity.org

Phone lines open Mon-Fri, 09:00-17:00

You can also join our active online community on Facebook - find out more about our groups.

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Thank you!

We are grateful to the Elliott Simmons Charitable Trust who kindly support our Young Adults Service.