Please be aware that Women’s Time counselling is not a crisis service so if you need urgent help or support these are some options to consider:

If someone has hurt you, is making you feel afraid – including a partner, ex-partner or family member – or you or someone else is in immediate danger call the Police on 999.

If you are feeling suicidal please contact your GP, local A&E or Mental Health Crisis Team.  The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 116 123 or via email: jo@samaritans.org for a response within 24 hours.

Self-Injury Helpline offers free confidential support Tues, Wed & Thurs 7pm-9.30pm on 0808 800 8088 the website also offers text and webchat support and lots of self-help information www.selfinjurysupport.org,uk

National Domestic Abuse Helpline is free and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 0808 2000 247 www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk

National Stalking Helpline is open weekdays only and advertise times on their website 0808 802 0300 www.suzylamplugh.org

Rape Crisis offer a Live Chat Helpline www.rapecrisis.org.uk opening hours are advertised on the website.

Recovery provide a free 24 hour National Substance Addiction Helpline 0203 553 0324

Help and support with Family Court Matters – www.womensmckenziefriend.co.uk

Citizens Advice provide online information and local drop-in services for help with finance, benefits, housing www.citizensadvice.org.uk

There are a wide range of health apps available to download including free apps such as:

  • DISTRACT app – Quick and discreet access to information and advice about self-harm and suicidal thoughts
  • Worrytree app – Helps you take control of your worrying
  • Thrive app – Helps you prevent and manage stress anxiety and related conditions
  • Sleep Pillow app – A range of ambient sounds to help you relax and sleep
  • 7 Cups app – Connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support
  • Big White Wall app – Peer-to-peer support community for mental health

These links are provided for your convenience and to provide further information. Women’s Time Counselling does not recommend or endorse website or phone apps and makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of any material on these sites. If you take the decision to purchase or obtain goods or services from a third party through these websites, then your acquisition of any goods or services will be in accordance with the third party’s terms and conditions.

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