A confidential service for survivors of childhood abuse

A confidential service for survivors of childhood abuse



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If you are unable to contact Open Secret and are in crisis and need support immediately, please contact someone on one of the numbers below:

If you are feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support, contact Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 (local rate call). Your call will be confidential and will be taken by a trained Samaritans volunteer. The phoneline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you are depressed or experiencing low mood, you can phone and speak to a Breathing Space advisor between 6pm and 2am any day of the week on 0800 83 85 87 (calls are free of charge).

If you are ill and feel it can't wait until your GP surgery re-opens you can call NHS 24 on 08454 24 24 24.

If you think you need an emergency ambulance you should dial 999.

ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call ChildLine to talk about any problem. Call them free on 0800 11 11 (Open 24 hours a day every day of the year)


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