News and Events News Look after your mental health and wellbeing This past year has been tough for everyone and with the multiple lockdowns many people being isolated – unable to socialised with friends or even family. This can be very taxing for your mental health. However, this does not mean that you have to deal with it on your own as many people up and down the country are in the same boat! Do not be afraid to reach out for support if you find yourself needing it – we have provided contact information below of various people can offer support: . Samaratians Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline) Website: www.samaritans.org.uk Mind Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm) Website: www.mind.org.uk Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) A helpline for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. www.thecalmzone.net Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 Webchat: www.thecalmzone.net/help/webchat/ 5pm to midnight, every day of the year Sane SANE services provide practical help, emotional support and specialist information to individuals affected by mental health problems, their family, friends and carers. Support Forum: www.sane.org.uk Call 07984 967 708 and leave a message, giving your first name and a contact number, and someone will call you back as soon as possible Saneline: 0300 304 7000 (currently unavailable) Textcare: http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/textcare/ National Domestic Abuse Helpline for free and confidential advice, 24 hours a day on 0808 2000 247. Visit the helpline website to access further information, a contact form and the live chat service. If you are in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the police. . Please do not be afraid to ask for help – Its ok not to be okay!