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Please remember that if you are ever feeling desperate or like you might hurt yourself, you can walk in to any A+E for immediate support.


If you are struggling with your mental health and would like to speak with a 42nd Street Duty mental health practitioner, please call us (Mon – Fri 9:30-5pm) and ask to speak to a Duty practitioner: 0161 228 7321

Samaritans provides support to people in emotional distress and crisis. Check out their email service at the or ring: 116 123 (Freephone number)

Childline is the UK’s free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people, available by phone on 0800 1111 and online. You can contact ChildLine about anything. No problem is too big or too small. Whatever your worry it’s better out than in. There are several ways you can get in touch with them. Please check the ‘Talk’ page:

Papyrus HOPELineUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgmental support, practical advice and information to: Children, teenagers and young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling. Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekends: 2pm-10pm and bank holidays: 2pm-5pm.
Call: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209697

Support around self-harm for young women

Women’s Self Injury Helpline. Mon to Fri 7pm-10pm and Thu 3pm-6pm.
Call: 0808 800 8088

TESS national text and email support for girls and young women. Sun to Fri 7pm–9pm.
Text: 07800 472908


There is lots of great info on the YoungMinds website about mental health, where to get help and looking after yourself:

Voice Collective Project The Voice Collective Project hosts an innovative new information and support website for young people who hear voices. For more info visit

Start2 is an exciting online wellbeing resource that uses art and creative activities to boost your health. Start2 is full of ideas that anyone and everyone can enjoy regardless of experience of doing creative activity.



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