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​.

The Priory: Teenage Mental Health Uncovered

If you have been affected by the issues in the programme then please contact the following charities further information and support.

SAMARITANS
Telephone number (free from any phone - even a phone with no credit, open 24/7): 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

CHILDLINE
Telephone: 0800 11 11
Website: www.childline.org.uk

YOUNG MINDS
Crisis Messenger (available 24/7): text YM to 85258 (to be connected with a trained volunteer)
Website: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/need-to-talk/

The Only Way Is Essex

If you or anyone you know has been affected by the issues raised on tonight's TOWIE by Tommy, please visit the following websites or call the following helplines:

1) MIND Mind operates in England and Wales. They run a helpline for members of the public, providing information on a range of mental health issues.

Phone: 0300 123 3393
Email: info@mind.org.uk
Website: www.Mind.org.uk

2) SAMARITANS Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.

Phone: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

3) The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 Webchat: www.thecalmzone.net/help/webchatWebsite: www.thecalmzone.net

Coronation Street - England Illegal Money Lending Team

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) is a specialist agency that investigates and prosecutes loan sharks and supports victims affected by this crime.

If you have borrowed from a loan shark you have not committed a crime, they have.

To report a loan shark call the 24/7 confidential hotline on 0300 555 2222, or text 07860022116. All calls are confidential and you can remain anonymous.

You can also email the team onreportaloanshark@stoploansharks.gov.uk, or report a loan shark online at stoploansharks.co.uk

Coronation Street - Cancer Research UK

If you have any questions about cancer you can call Cancer Research UK’s Nurses on Freephone 0808 800 4040. Lines are open from 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday.

Cancer Research UK also have an online forum www.CancerChat.org.uk where people affected by cancer can get support from others.

For easy to understand information about all types of cancer please go to the About Cancer section of our website. www.cancerresearchuk.org