If you need help

UK

The Samaritans: 116 123

This number is free from both landlines and mobiles.

C.A.L.M helpline – National Helpline aimed at men in crisis open 7 days a week, 5pm to midnight. 0800 585858. Website http://www.thecalmzone.net/

Suicide: Read this first – Conversations and writing for people considering suicide. http://www.metanoia.org/suicide/spagebw.htm National Mind information How to Cope with Suicidal feelings and Suicide – Supporting someone else

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline is confidential and available 24 hours a day – 0800 2000 247.

NHS: Managing Chronic Pain – https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/ways-to-manage-chronic-pain/

HOPELINEUK – 0800 068 4141 a freephone confidential helpline staffed by trained professionals providing advice, support & information to anyone who is feeling suicidal, or concerned that a young person they know may be at risk.

BEAT eating disorders Helpline: 0808 801 0677. Adult email support is open to anyone over 18: help@beateatingdisorders.org.uk . Studentline email support is open to all students: studentline@beateatingdisorders.org.uk . Youthline email support is open to anyone under 18: fyp@beateatingdisorders.org.uk .

USA

Health and Mental Health

National Alliance for the Mentally ill

1-800-950-6264

National Mental Health Association Information Centre

1-800-969-6642

Self Harm

Beyond Blue

1-800-3668-288

Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous

(212) 870-3400

American council on Alcoholism

1-800-527-5344

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and drug Information

1-800-729-6686

National drug and Alcohol treatment referral Service

1-800-622-2255

Alcohol and Drug Crisis Line

1-800-234-0420

Violence and abuse

End Abuse Domestic Assault line

1-800-END-ABUSE

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233

National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-422-4453

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-540-4000

Rape Abuse Network

1-800-656-HOPE

Drugs

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and drug Information

1-800-729-6686

National drug and Alcohol treatment referral Service

1-800-622-2255

Alcohol and Drug Crisis Line

1-800-234-0420

Camelback Helpline

1-800-253-2334

Suicide

Suicide Prevention Centre

(310) 391 11253

The Samaritans

Rhode Island – (401) 272 – 4044
New York – (212) 673-3000
Boston – (617) 274-0220

Teenline

(617) 247-8050 or (800) 252-8336

The Samaritans Suicide Prevention

(518) 689-4673

National Hopeline Network

1-800-784-2433