Emmerdale - Sands

Sands support anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, whether your baby died recently or long ago. The Sands helpline hours are:Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm, plus Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7pm – 10pm.

Calls to Sands’ Helpline on 0808 164 3332 are completely free.

Or email helpline@sands.org.uk
Visit the website: www.sands.org.uk

Emmerdale - Beat

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Visit Beat’s website for information about eating disorders and online support: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

You can call 0808 801 0677 between 12pm - 8pm on weekdays, and 12pm - 4pm at weekends.

Answerphones are active after 8pm, and a member of Beat's Helpline staff will call you back if you leave a message.

You can also email help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk , anonymous one-to-one webchat, social media messaging (@BeatEDSupport), and there are regular online support groups.

Beat’s Helpline offers support and information for all individuals affected by eating disorders – those with an eating disorder themselves and the circle around them.

If you live in Northern Ireland - please visit www.eatingdisordersni.co.uk. EDANI provides support, information and understanding across Northern Ireland to those affected by eating disorders as well as their families and friends. Their vision is that people affected by eating disorders will have their needs met appropriately with the provision of integrated services delivered by a range of statutory and voluntary agencies. They strive to challenge the root causes of eating disorders and to improve the quality of life for people affected by these devastating conditions. EDANI supports a process of recovery, with easy access to a range of support services.

If you live in Ireland visit the Bodywhys website for information on how to get advice: http://www.bodywhys.ie/

Emmerdale - Rape Crisis and Women's Aid

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


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/

Emmerdale - Barnardos

Barnardo’s runs projects and schemes across the country supporting children, young people and families where abuse has happened. These may offer therapy and counselling to help children come to terms with their experience and move forward in life. Barnardo’s also works to increase public awareness of sexual abuse and to help children and young people protect themselves.

For more information visit:


Emmerdale - NSPCC and ChildLine

The NSPCC helpline is available if you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact their professional counsellors 24/7 for help, advice and support.

Call on 0808 800 5000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk

ChildLine is the UK's free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people under the age of 19. You can speak to a ChildLine counsellor about anything, on the phone 0800 1111 or through 1-2-1 chat or email on the ChildLine website www.childline.org.uk/talk.

If you would like advice on Sepsis please visit the following link where you can find further information and support.

Emmerdale - 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 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.
Samaritans, The Upper Mill, Kingston Road, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 2AF
Website at: samaritans.org
Facebook: facebook.com/samaritanscharity
Twitter: twitter.com/samaritans

Emmerdale - Children's Heart Federation

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) is the leading UK children’s heart charity.

If you have concerns relating to a baby, child or teenager with a heart condition or to a
pre-natal diagnosis, CHF’s information line will offer advice and support.

Call 0300 561 0065 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 0900 to 1700 and calls cost a
similar rate to 01 or 02 numbers) or email info@chfed.org.uk with your query.

Information sheets can be downloaded from the CHF website
http://www.chfed.org.uk/how-we-help/information-service/ they cover a wide range of
heart conditions and issues relating to caring for heart children.