If you are struggling or worried about a loved one, there are a number of free helplines available to help those who are feeling down or experiencing suicidal thoughts.

Helplines:

Samaritans – for everyoneCall 116 123Email jo@samaritans.org

Papyrus – for people under 35Call 0800 068 41 41 – Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm, weekends 2pm to 10pm, bank holidays 2pm to 5pmText 07786 209697Email pat@papyrus-uk.org

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – for menCall 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight every day

Childline – for children and young people under 19Call 0800 1111 – the number won't show up on your phone bill

The Silver Line – for older peopleCall 0800 4 70 80 90

The Martin Gallier ProjectRuns Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Suicide First Aid) in the New Ferry area of The Wirral. Get in touch via the website