Advice

If you or someone you know has been affected by issues covered in our programmes​ please see the relevant programme page below for ​information, advice and support​.

Coronation Street - Samaritans

Samaritans

The Samaritans is a registered charity that can provide support for anyone in distress. You don't have to be suicidal to call Samaritans.

Call any time from any phone on 116 123 (this number is FREE to call 24 hours a day and will not appear on your phone bill), or email jo@samaritans.org, or visit www.samaritans.org to find details of your nearest branch.

Website at: samaritans.org
Facebook: facebook.com/samaritanscharity
Twitter: twitter.com/samaritans

Coronation Street - Male Survivors Partnership

The Male Survivors Partnership, founded by Survivors Manchester, Safeline and Mankind, is a consortium of organisations across the UK that support boys and men affected by sexual violence.

Call: 0808 800 5005

The National Male Survivor Helpline is there for any male survivor or their friend / family that wants information, advice or emotional support such as:

- Talking to a trained professional who has extensive experience of supporting male survivors
- Getting help with managing mental health issues
- Advice on how to manage feelings and thoughts
- Advice on reporting to the police
- Finding face to face help in your local area

The helpline 0808 800 5005 is open:

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10am to 4pm
Tuesday/Thursday: 8am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 12 noon

You can also go to the National Male Survivor Website at malesurvivor.co.uk to find help and support in your local area.

Coronation Street - MIND

Mind operates in England and Wales. They run a helpline for members of the public, providing information on a range of topics including:

  • types of mental health problems
  • where to get help
  • medication & alternative treatments
  • advocacy

Infoline: 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).

Phone: 0300 123 3393*

Email: info@mind.org.uk

Text: 86463

*Calls from UK landlines are charged at local rates and charges from mobiles vary.

Information on mental health can be found at mind.org.uk

Coronation Street - MAYTREE

Maytree is a national charity offering adults who are feeling suicidal a one off stay, in a non-medical setting. Acalm, confidential and safe environment, where adults who are feeling suicidal can go for five days to talk through their suicidal feelings, reflect, reconnect with others and hopefully rediscover why life is worth living.

For more information about their service please visit www.Maytree.org.uk

If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, are aged over 18 and live in the UK, then please call on 020 7263 7070 or email us Maytree@maytree.org

Emmerdale - Rape Crisis and Women's Aid

WOMEN'S AID (RUN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REFUGE) Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. The federation of over 220 organisations provide more than 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. Call the 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247 (run in partnership with Refuge) any day of the year. Or, access support and information from their website, and find your local domestic abuse service through their Domestic Abuse Directory.

For Scotland, contact Scottish Women’s Aid http://www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk/
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Rape Crisis centres offer a range of specialist, confidential and independent support,
counselling and advocacy services to women and girls who have experienced child sexual abuse, rape or sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives.

Call the national Rape Crisis helpline Freephone 0808 802 9999 any day of the year, or for more information and details of local specialist services (for survivors of all ages and genders), visit:

Rape Crisis England & Wales rapecrisis.org.uk

Rape Crisis Scotland: rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Rape Crisis Network Ireland: rapecrisishelp.ie

Coronation Street: Zero Suicide Alliance

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a collaborative of National Health Service Trusts, Businesses and Individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond.

The alliance is ultimately concerned with improving support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of and promoting FREE suicide prevention training which is accessible to all.

The aims of this training are to; enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts/behaviour, to be able to speak out in a supportive manner, and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.

Please contact us at zerosuicidealliance.com for further information.