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World Suicide Prevention Day: support services

Published September 10, 2018 at 13:39

As part of the Council’s activity around World Suicide Prevention day today, Monday September 10, we have been signposting to various partners, services and areas of support using our Digital Advertising Screen outside Blackburn Town Hall.

We have gathered information and contact details on all of these services  below:

Zero Suicide Alliance

Coalition of like-minded partners are working together to help rid the UK of suicide by initially raising awareness of a free online suicide prevention training programme.

Take the training here

Visit the Zero Suicide Alliance website here

Big White Wall

24/7 Online and anonymous support for mental health

Visit the Big White Wall website and enter your postcode to register

CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably

Need help? Call our helpline…0800 585858

5pm-midnight 365 days a year

Visit the CALM website

Child Action Northwest

We work in the heart of communities – often in partnership with other organisations – to end family cycles of deprivation, drug and alcohol abuse, lack of self-esteem, youth crime, teenage pregnancies and broken families.

Contact us today on: (01254) 244700

Child Action Northwest online

Mind

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

Call: 0300 123 3393

Mind’s website is available here

Papyrus

Silence. The biggest killer of young people in the UK. Suicide. We need to talk about it

Click here to go to Papyrus online

Samaritans

Talk to us any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

Call: 116 123

The Samaritans website is available here

The Consortium Families Health and Wellbeing

Support group for people bereaved by suicide

For further information call: Angela on 07717 530621 or Tony on: 07486 074561

The Wish Centre

Specialist domestic abuse organisation offering advice and support to victims of domestic abuse

Call: (01254) 260465

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