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Where to seek help if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts

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Help and support is available to anyone who is contemplating taking their own life, meaning they do not need to suffer alone.

The following helplines are free to call:

  • Samaritans

The Samaritans helpline is open 24 hours a day and available to everyone.

Call: 116 123


More information on the Samaritans

  • Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

The CALM helpline is open from 5pm until midnight every day and offers support to men.

Call: 0800 58 58 58

Speak to someone via webchat

More information on CALM

  • Papyrus

The Papyrus helpline is for under 35s and is open from 10am-10pm Monday to Friday, 2pm-10pm on weekends and 2pm-5pm on bank holidays.

Call: 0800 068 41 41

Text: 07786 209697


More information on Papyrus

  • Childline

Childline is for children and young people under 19 and is open 24 hours a day.

Call: 0800 1111

More information on Childline

  • The Silver Line

The Silver Line is open 24 hours a day and is for older people.

Call: 0800 4 70 80 90

More information on the Silver Line

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