Emmerdale - Young Epilepsy

Young Epilepsy's helpline is open for anyone who is affected by epilepsy. Whether you have epilepsy yourself, are a parent, sibling or friend, or work with someone who has epilepsy.

The helpline gives you the chance to talk things through confidentially with the experienced team who can provide information and support about the condition.

It doesn’t matter if your query is about medication, seizure alarms, epilepsy and education or if you just want to talk.

Phone: 01342 831342

Text: 07860 023789

Lines open between 9am - 3pm, Monday to Friday. Messages can be left outside these times.

Email: helpline@youngepilepsy.org.uk or visit the website https://www.youngepilepsy.org.uk/ for further information.

Twitter URL https://twitter.com/youngepilepsy

Facebook URL https://www.facebook.com/YoungEpilepsy/

Instagram URL https://www.instagram.com/youngepilepsy/?hl=en

Emmerdale - NSPCC

The NSPCC is a leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Adults can contact the free 24/7 helpline for advice and support or to share concerns about a child.

Contact the free helpline by calling: 0808 800 5000
By texting: 88858
By emailing: help@nspcc.org.uk
Or visiting: www.nspcc.org.uk/child-sexual-exploitation


The NSPCC-run Childline service provides a safe, confidential place for children with no one else to turn to, whatever their worry, whenever they need help.

Children can contact Childline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on: 0800 1111

Or by visiting www.childline.org.uk

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 - The Miscarriage Association

The Miscarriage Association offers support and information to anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy,

Family, friends, colleagues and health professionals will find the site helpful too.

Helpline: 01924 200799
Staffed Monday – Friday 9am - 4pm. Live chat available Monday to Friday from 10.00 till 15.00,

Answerphone and alternative numbers out of hours. Normal geographic call costs.

Email: info@miscarriageassociation.org.uk

Website: miscarriageassociation.org.uk

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 - 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: