Helplines

There's no shame in asking for help.

Call 116 123. Samaritans are on hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to listen. Their number is free to call. You do not have to be suicidal to contact them. Talking helps.

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CALM have a helpline for men in the UK, who are feeling down or have a hit a wall. Their helpline or webchat is open from 5pm – midnight every day of the year.

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Mind can provide over the phone information about accessing support in your area, they also  have a dedicated legal line providing legal information.

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Maytree provide people who are in the midst of a suicidal crisis the opportunity for somewhere to go for rest and reflection without judgement.

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Childline is on hand to help anyone under 19 in the UK. Call 0800 1111 or contact them online. It’s free to use and completely confidential. 

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PAPYRUS have a helpline for young people under the age of 35 considering suicide, or for anyone worried a young person they know may be thinking of suicide.

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YoungMinds offer a free confidential helpline for parents worried about their child or young person, offering practical advice of where to go next.

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Looking for resources?

We’ve compiled a list of resources that you may find helpful.

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