If you do need any additional support please contact any of the following organisations, they are always there to help and listen no matter how big or small.
Places for Support and Advice
We know that Christmas time can be a difficult time for some and you can feel that there is no-where to turn for support as everywhere is closed. Here are a few places you can ring, text and message over Christmas period.
ChildLine – comforts, advises & protects children 24 hrs a day
0800 1111 Online counselling: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/
The Mix – essential support for under 25’s
0808 808 4994
Samaritans – We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
Call us for free: 116 123 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
HOPELineUK – is a confidential support and advice service for: Young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide or anyone concerned a young person may be having thoughts of suicide.
Call: 0800 068 41 41
Opening hours are 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends, and 2pm-5pm Bank Holidays
If you feel that you want to end your life, please seek immediate help from the emergency services on 999 or think someone or your own life is at risk phone 999 or 101 to speak to emergency services for support