Online Support and Help Lines

Samaritans

Offers support to anyone in distress, around the clock, through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland. A 24/7 helpline service which gives you a safe space where you can talk about what is happening, how you are feeling, and how to find your own way forward.

www.samaritans.org.uk / Telephone: 116 123 / email: jo@samaritans.org

C.A.L.M.

CALM (the campaign against living miserably) exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.

The national helpline is open 7 days a week, 5pm to midnight. Callers can talk through any issue, C.A.L.M will listen and offer information and signposting. Calls are anonymous & confidential and won’t show up on the phone bill. Calls are free from landlines, payphones and Orange, Virgin & 3 mobile networks. Other mobile networks and supermarket brand sims may charge.

www.thecalmzone.net / Telephone: 0800 58 58 58

SANE

A national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. Open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm.

www.sane.org.uk / Telephone: 0845 767 8000

HOPELineUK

Run by Papyrus, an organisation that provides confidential young suicide prevention advice.

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm and 7pm – 10pm, weekends 2pm – 5pm.

www.papyrus-uk.org / Telephone: 08000 68 41 41 (national call rates apply)

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