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Getting help if you're feeling suicidal
Telephone: 116 123 (free to call)
Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day. You can also email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 0300 003 7029
The Sanctuary provides support from 8pm – 6am for adults in crisis and those experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, depression and suicidal thoughts.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393
Mind in Salford provides information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, medication and alternative treatments and advocacy. Open 9am–6pm weekdays.
Telephone: 0800 068 4141
Text: 07786 209 697
This is a confidential suicide prevention helpline service for young people. Open 10am–10pm weekdays, 2pm–10pm weekends, 2pm–5pm bank holidays. For anyone thinking about suicide or for anyone concerned about a young person.
Talking to someone
If you don't want to speak to someone on a helpline, you could talk to:
- a member of your family, a friend or someone you trust, such as a teacher
- your GP, a mental healthcare professional or another healthcare professional
- a minister, priest or other type of faith leader