There are a range of local and national organisations which can provide emotional support over the telephone or internet.
The Samaritans – 116 123
You can contact The Samaritans who are available 24 hours a day 365 days a year by phone as well as by email, text and post.
Telephone: Free of charge from landline or mobile: 116 123
Nightlink – 0808 800 0306
Nightlink is an emotional support helpline and text service for anyone in Cornwall who is experiencing emotional distress. All calls are confidential. Nightlink is available 7 days a week from 5pm – midnight
Text service 07717 989 021
*SANE – 0845 767 8000
SANE offers support to anyone coping with mental illness, including concerned relatives or friends.
The SANE helpline is available 7 days a week from 6pm – 11pm.
Papyrus are the national UK charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide and they provide:
HOPElineUK – 0800 068 4141
This is a specialist telephone helpline for children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35. Call Hopeline if you have concerns about suicide either for yourself or for someone else. Alternatively visit their website at https://www.papyrus-uk.org
Text: 07786 209 697
CALM – 0800 58 58 58
Specifically for men, this service is open 7 days a week, from 5pm to midnight.
STAY ALIVE APP
The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis.
ANDY’S MAN CLUB
Andy’s Man Club has four groups across Devon (Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Torbay, Exeter). It provides men with a safe, non-judgemental, confidential place to get stuff off their chests.