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World Suicide Prevention Day: Mental Health Support Services In Preston

9 September 2021

September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day every year, and we want any of our fans who are struggling to know that they do not have to suffer in silence.

There a number of mental health services and support networks that can be accessed to provide further support, with services available in Preston as well as support networks that can be accessed online, via phone call, text and more.

Firstly, if you are in immediate danger, please call the Police on 999. More support options are listed below.

Samaritans

For emotional support, call the 24/7 Samaritans helpline on 116 123, free of charge. Samaritans is a registered charity that supports anyone in emotional distress, who is struggling to cope or is at risk of suicide. The service is available throughout the UK and Ireland. Visit their website here.

Kooth

Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community that provides free, safe and anonymous support. Visit their website here.

Hub of Hope

The Hub of Hope is an app and website that provides a list of mental health services available in your area that can be filtered by your required support option. Visit their website here.

Shout

Shout is a 24/7 text service which is free on all major mobile networks. Shout provides a service for anyone in crisis at anytime, anywhere. Text 85258 to access the Shout service.

Andy’s Man Club

Andy’s Man Club is a registered charity which runs more than 60 men’s mental health talking groups throughout the UK – one of which runs at Deepdale – from 7pm until 9pm every Monday. Sessions are confidential without the need for prior registration.

Visit andysmanclub.co.uk or email info@andysmanclub.co.uk for more information, or simply turn up to our group at Deepdale on a Monday evening, which is held in the community offices at the back of the Alan Kelly Town End.

A full list of services available in Preston can be found on the Help In Preston website by clicking here.


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