Care and Support

'Tis the season of peace on earth and goodwill to all.

 

And yet..

 

Christmas can also be a time of stress, pain, and isolation.

Here's some of the support available to you.

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Alcoholics Anonymous  t: 0800 917 7650

Helpline is open 365 days a year or email help@aamail.org

Beat Eating Disorder Helpline  t: 0808 801 0677

Helpline is open 365 days a year from 9am–8pm during the week, and 4pm–8pm on weekends and bank holidays.

Carers UK Helpline  t: 0808 808 7777

Helpline is open Monday - Friday, 9am till 6 pm. Information, guidance and support for unpaid carers.

Talk To Frank Helpline  t: 0300 123 6600

Helpline is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Honest information about drugs.

National Domestic Violence Helpline  t: 0808 2000 247

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is run in partnership with Women's Aid and Refuge, and is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Samaritans  t: 116 123

To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email jo@samaritans.org or visit some branches in person.

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Switchboard t: 0300 330 0630

If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, you can call Switchboard on 0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day), email chris@switchboard.lgbt or use their webchat service. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+