Mental Health Helplines
If you need help...
Burton Wellbeing Team helps people with depression, anxiety and panic, low mood, stress and worry, phobia, trauma, OCD and long term health conditions. You can contact them on 01283 536645 or email BUWellbeing@sssft.mhs.uk . Their self referral line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. After this time if you need help, DO NOT leave a message, instead ring 0300 5555 001 selecting option 2 to speak with the Crisis Team.
Staffordshire Mental Health Helpline 0800 800 2234 or text 07860 022821 from 7pm - 2am weekdays and 2pm - 2am weekends
Samaritans (116 123) samaritans.org operates a 24-hour service available every day of the year. If you prefer to write down how you're feeling, or if you’re worried about being overheard on the phone, you can email Samaritans at firstname.lastname@example.org , write to Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 9090, STIRLING, FK8 2SA and visit www.samaritans.org/branches to find your nearest branch.
CALM (0800 58 58 58) thecalmzone.net has a helpline is for men who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. They're open 5pm to midnight, 365 days a year.
Childline (0800 1111 ) runs a helpline for children and young people in the UK. Calls are free and the number won’t show up on your phone bill.
PAPYRUS (0800 068 41 41) is a voluntary organisation supporting teenagers and young adults who are feeling suicidal.
Depression Alliance is a charity for people with depression. It doesn’t have a helpline, but offers a wide range of useful resources and links to other relevant information depressionalliance.org
Students Against Depression is a website for students who are depressed, have a low mood or are having suicidal thoughts. Bullying UK is a website for both children and adults affected by bullying studentsagainstdepression.org
The Sanctuary (0300 003 7029 ) helps people who are struggling to cope - experiencing depression, anxiety, panic attacks or in crisis. You can call them between 8pm and 6am every night. There are other depression charities.