• Vicky Taylor

Mental Health support this Christmas.

This time of year can sometimes be a difficult and challenging time for people for a number of reasons. Please know that you are not alone, if you need a safe place to turn the services and support below are available during the Christmas period. Please know that it's okay if there are times when we don't feel okay.

Samaritans: The Samaritans provide a safe space for you to talk and access support whenever you may be experiencing difficulties. They can be reached 24 hours a day on 116 123.

Shout: Shout is a free, confidential text messaging service which is available 24 hours a day by texting SHOUT to 85258.

CALM: Their free, confidential helpline and webchat is available every day from 5pm to midnight. They can be reached by calling 0800 58 58 58 or by visiting: www.thecalmzone.net.

Mind: If things have reached a point and you're feeling unsafe at present, please call 999 or present at A&E.

For further information regarding crisis services and support please visit: https://www.mind.org.uk/need-urgent-help/using-this-tool