By Costa Gauci

07th May 2020

Categorised in Mental & Emotional Health

Physical Health

If your GP is not open then you can call NHS Direct on 111 (England) and 0845 4647 (Wales).

If you are seriously worried about yourself or someone else’s physical health then call 999 or go to your nearest A & E.

Mental Health

You can call The Samaritans at anytime; you do not have to be suicidal. Call them on 116 123.

Other helpful contacts include:

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) – a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. Their helpline is open from 5pm-midnight 365 days a year. Just call 0800 585858.

The Mix offers support for under 25s. Their helpline is open from 4pm-11pm on 0808 8084994 and their Crisis Messenger is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Childline is open all year round including over Christmas and New Year. Call 0800 1111.


Need more support?

If you have recently lost the person that you care for and are struggling to cope, Suffolk Carers Matter is here for you. We offer free support, advice, and guidance and even have a free counselling service available should you need it!


Call us on 01284 333035 – open Monday-Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday-Sunday 10am-2pm.

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Click here to register with Suffolk Carers Matter.


Email us via our contact form here and we will get back to you.