If you are struggling, for example experiencing suicidal feelings, severe anxiety or other forms of mental illness to the extent that you need urgent help, the following contact services are available.
Our FREE and confidential helpline can be accessed by phoning 0800 689 3317. Our textline number is 07537 431637. They are available between the hours of 5.00pm and 10.00pm Monday to Friday and 12.00pm to 10.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Outwith these times, messages can be left and will be responded to as quickly as possible.
Alternative sources of support
The following crisis lines are available during times where the Ewen’s Room helpline is not open.
SAMARITANS – 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Telephone: 116 123 (freephone)
Email: [email protected]
Text: 07725 90 90 90
BREATHING SPACE – Monday to Thursday 6pm-2am; Friday 6pm to Monday 6am
Telephone: 0800 83 85 87 (freephone)
MIKEY’S LINE – Sunday to Thursday 6pm – 10pm; Friday and Saturday 7pm – 7am
Text: 07786 20 77 55
Webchat: Via website at www.mikeysline.co.uk and also by Facebook Messenger and Twitter
PAPYRUS UK HOPELINE – Weekdays 9am – 10pm; Weekends 2pm – 10pm
Telephone 0800 068 4141
GIVE US A SHOUT – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Text ‘shout’ to 85258
AND DON’T FORGET – Dial 999 in emergency (24 hours a day 7 days a week)
(or 112, which works from mobiles in all countries)
Or for non emergency medical help dial 111 from landline or mobile.
I thought it would be helpful today to talk about an aspect of mental health support, more specifically, peer support.
The Building Natural Capital Project
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Light Up The Dark
A community-wide event to Light Up The Dark this winter from winter solstice to spring equinox