Help and Advice Lines
Samaritans FREE PHONE - 116 123
Around the clock, confidential support for anyone who needs help, whatever they are going through
Wellbeing and Mental Health Help Line FREEPHONE - 0800 915 4640
Person centred listening environment for people requiring emotional support in relation to their own mental health or that of someone they know
Open Monday to Friday 7pm - 11pm,
Saturday & Sunday 12 noon to 12 midnight
Carers UK - 0808 808 777
Open on Mondays and Tuesday between 10am and 4pm
Carers UK makes life better for carers
Calm (Campaign Against Living Miserably) - FREE PHONE 0800 58 58 58
Both the CALM telephone line and web chat service are available from 5pm-12am Monday-Sunday
CALM is a charity that aims to prevent male suicide by offering support to men in the UK
Compassionate Friends - 0345 123 2304
Support and Friendship for bereaved parents and their families by those similarly bereaved
Open every day of the year from 10am – 4pm and 7pm – 10pm
Domestic Violence 24 Hour Helpline - FREEPHONE 0808 2000 247
Works to promote protection for women and children suffering from or exposed to domestic violence
Lancashire Wellbeing Service - 03450 138 208
Lines open Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) 8am to 6pm
A free service offering practical, short-term support towards a better quality of life
Men’s Advice Line - FREEPHONE 0808 801 0327
Lines open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Helpline for male victims of domestic violence from a partner or ex-partner (or from other family members)
MOSAC - FREEPHONE 0800 980 1958
Supporting all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused
National Self Harm Network - 0800 622 600
Forum available 24/7 at www.hshn.co.uk/forum
N-Compass North West - 03450 138 208
Lines are open 8am–6pm Monday – Friday. Calls are charged at standard network rate.
Advocacy, carers services, health & wellbeing, young people’s services, self-harm support & volunteering, counselling, carers services, health & wellbeing, young people’s services, self-harm support & volunteering.
NSPCC - 0808 800 5000
This Helpline operates 24/7 so if you are an adult who is concerned or if you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact the professional counsellors for help, advice and support, this can be done anonymously if you wish.
Rape Crisis - FREEPHONE 0808 802 9999
12noon – 2.20pm and 7 – 9.30pm every day of the year.
Help if you have experienced rape, child sexual abuse or any kind of sexual violence: details of local Rape Crisis services; information about sexual violence for survivors and people supporting survivors.
SANE line - 0300 304 7000
SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. Open every day of the year from 4.30pm to 10.30pm.
SEED Eating Disorders Support Services - 01482 718130
Offering information, advice, education and practical help for individuals suffering from eating disorders and their carers
Sudden Trauma Information Service - 0845 367 0998
Confidential helpline of all kinds of sudden trauma – road traffic accidents, assault, industrial and domestic accidents and sudden death