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/

Connection (Dorset)

Connection is a round-the-clock helpline for people of all ages, anywhere in Dorset, who are experiencing mental health problems and need support.
0800 652 0190 or access via NHS 111
24/7 helpline open to all ages

If you live in Somerset call Mindline 01823276892 24 hours a day

Papyrus

Advice for young people (under 35) at risk of suicide.
Call 0800 068 4141
Mon to Friday 10am – 10 pm, weekends 2 pm – 10 pm.

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/

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership

Wiltshire Mental Health Response Line

24/7 advice and support for adults and children in crisis, provided by Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.
Tel. 0800 9531919
Website: www.awp.nhs.uk/advice-support/24-hour-support

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/

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Shout

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

Connection (Dorset)

Connection is a round-the-clock helpline for people of all ages, anywhere in Dorset, who are experiencing mental health problems and need support.
0800 652 0190 or access via NHS 111
24/7 helpline open to all ages

If you live in Somerset call Mindline 01823276892 24 hours a day

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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
Get Directions

CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

A leading movement against male suicide.
Call 0800 58 58 58
5 pm until midnight every day
https://www.thecalmzone.net/

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership

Wiltshire Mental Health Response Line

24/7 advice and support for adults and children in crisis, provided by Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.
Tel. 0800 9531919
Website: www.awp.nhs.uk/advice-support/24-hour-support

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