Emotional Distress

Bristol Crisis Service for Women 

Telephone counselling for any women in distress, with a particular focus on self injury. Offers listening, telephone counselling and information on local services. Also produces publications and runs training on self injury.

Helpline open: Fri: 9pm – 12.30 am Sat 9pm – 12.30 am Sun: 6pm – 9pm

Tel: 0117 925 1119

Website: www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/

Elefriends

Elefriends is a supportive online community run by Mind. Apps are also available via the Google Play store or the Apple App Store.

Website: www.elefriends.org.uk

HOPELineUK

HOPELineUK is staffed by professionally qualified advisers who can give support, practical advice and information to anyone who is concerned that a young person they know may be suicidal.

10am–5pm and 7pm-10pm Mon-Fri. 2pm-5pm Sat & Sun.
If the helpline is busy or outside these hours you can leave a message on the answer machine.

Helpline number: 0800 0684 141

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

Lifeline

Christian run helpline offering information and a listening ear to the general public on a range of emotional and spiritual issues. Can refer people on to relevant organisations.

Helpline open 9am-12 midnight Mon-Fri

Tel: 08456 52 52 52

Email: lifeline@premier.org.uk

Website: www.premier.org.uk

Samaritans

Offers 24 hour confidential emotional support for anyone in crisis. Samaritans believes that offering people the opportunity to be listened to in confidence and accepted without prejudice, can alleviate despair and suicidal feelings.

Tel: Cardiff & District Branch: 029 20 344022

National no: 08457 90 90 90 - 24 hours at local rate

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Supportline

Confidential emotional support to any individual. The helpline is primarily a preventative service aimed at reaching people before they get to a point of crisis. The helpline covers a wide range of issues including domestic violence, depression, abuse, bullying and stress. Information is also available on other support groups, agencies and counsellors throughout the UK.
Admin number: 01708 765 222

Open: times vary – ring for details

Tel: 01708 765 200

Email: info@supportline.org.uk

Website: www.supportline.org.uk


Last Updated: August 2010
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