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Please note: Mates in Mind does not provide any direct support or advice to individuals in distress.
If you or someone you know needs help or support, you can speak to one of the many free, confidential support services below:
Free, confidential support services:
Call: 116 123
Whatever you're going through, call Samaritans free any time, from any phone.
Samaritans offers a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.
They won't judge your or tell you what to do, they'll listen to you.
Construction Industry Helpline
Cruse Bereavement Care
Call: 0808 808 1677
The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.
The helpline is open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8pm.
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
Call : 0800 58 58 58 (UK) 0808 802 58 58 (London)
CALM provide a helpline for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall, who need to talk or find information and support.
The helpline is open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year. They also offer a webchat service between the same hours.
Prevention of Young Suicide - Papyrus
Call: 0800 068 41 41 | Text: 07786 209697
Papyrus provide confidential help and advice to young people and anyone worried about a young person.
Their HOPELineUK service is staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to; children, teenagers and people up to the age of 35.
Electrical Industries Charity
Call: 0800 652 1618
Email: [email protected]
Free & confidential advice for people working within the electrical industry, needing help with a wide variety of issues including debt, legal advice, financial assistance & grants and career advice amongst many other things.
The National Counselling Society
Call: 01903 200666
Email: [email protected]
Website (find a counsellor): www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/find-counsellor
The NCS is committed to making sure people can receive information, support and training when they need it. They hold an Accredited Register of counsellors which you can search to find a registered counsellor in the UK, near you. This allows you the choice to find a qualified counsellor you feel comfortable working with.
Call: 0800 138 1111
Step Change provide the UK’s most comprehensive debt advice service. The team help people with debt problems take back control of their finances and their lives, with free debt advice.
Remember, no matter what you are going through, you are not alone. There is always someone available to support you.