GET URGENT HELP

Please see below for useful contacts, some of which are available 24/7.

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is it an emergency?

  • If there is a danger to life, whether it be yours or someone else’s, call 999.
  • If there is no danger to life, but you are still concerned,  contact 111.
  • If you are concerned about someone else, please see second section below

CALL 999 or 111

Are you in crisis and not sure where to turn?
Are You Feeling Suicidal?

Around 1 in 5 of us has had suicidal thoughts at some point…

It’s nothing to be ashamed of and support is always available.

Here are some suggested steps that you should take

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contact details for those who can help

Help for young people

Samaritans

Telephone 116 123 – 24 hours a day
Or you can email: [email protected]
24 hours a day Samaritans volunteers answer each email.
Writing an email can be a calm and safe way to work through what's on your mind.
Especially if it feels too upsetting to talk about on the phone.
You can also write to them at:
Chris
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 9090
STIRLING
FK8 2SA
https://www.samaritans.org/

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Shout

SHOUT 24/7 Crisis Text Service – Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
https://www.giveusashout.org/

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Connection (Dorset)

24/7 Helpline open to all ages

0800 652 0190 or access via NHS 111

Mindline (Somerset)

24/7 Helpline open to all ages

0182 327 6892

Response Line (Wiltshire)


24/7 Helpline open to all ages

0800 953 1919

Childline

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.
0800 1111
https://www.childline.org.uk/

Papyrus

If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be you can contact Papyrus HOPELINEUK for confidential support and practical advice.

Call: 0800 068 4141
Text: 07860039967
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: 9am – midnight every day of the year (Weekends and Bank Holidays included)

Our Suicide Prevention Advisers are ready to support you.

Help for adults

Samaritans

Telephone 116 123 – 24 hours a day
Or you can email: [email protected]
24 hours a day Samaritans volunteers answer each email.
Writing an email can be a calm and safe way to work through what's on your mind.
Especially if it feels too upsetting to talk about on the phone.
You can also write to them at:
Chris
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 9090
STIRLING
FK8 2SA
https://www.samaritans.org/

give us a shout logo

Shout

SHOUT 24/7 Crisis Text Service – Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
https://www.giveusashout.org/

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Connection (Dorset)

24/7 Helpline open to all ages

0800 652 0190 or access via NHS 111

Mindline (Somerset)

24/7 Helpline open to all ages

0182 327 6892

Response Line (Wiltshire)


24/7 Helpline open to all ages

0800 953 1919

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The Silver Line

For older people. (approx. over 55)
0800 470 8090
Open 24 hours a day, everyday
https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/

Community Front Room in Shaftesbury

Open to anyone (18 or above)

“Providing a welcoming, safe space where you can discuss problems and work towards possible solutions.”

3.15 pm – 10.45 pm, Thursday to Sunday

Shaftesbury Hope Project, Unit 4, Plot 25c, Longmead Industrial Estate, SP7 8PL

Access in person or also available virtually by going to: www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/access-mental-health or phone Connection on 0800 652 0190 to speak to be put through to the staff on the telephone.

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CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

A leading movement against male suicide.
Call 0800 58 58 58
5 pm until midnight every day

Also webchat facility at https://www.thecalmzone.net/

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