Published on Aug 26, 2022
Long weekends can be very difficult if you are lonely, worried about something or struggling with your health. However, there is always someone to talk to about your worries or how you are feeling and we’ve listed 10 organisations below who can help.
Low mood and feelings of anxiety and depression can affect us all and the need for mental health support is normal. If you are struggling with how you are feeling, don’t try to do it alone, there is support available:
NAViGO offer 24/7 support for anyone going through a difficult time with their mental health. You can call NAViGO on 01472 256256, option 3 for 24/7 mental health support in North East Lincolnshire.
Shout 24/7 text support – in partnership with NAViGO. Text ORANGE to 85258.
The Silver Line is a nationwide confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK. It’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers telephone friendship for older people. Call 0800 470 80 90.
Qwell is a free online mental health and emotional wellbeing support service for adults, living in our area. They offer access to one-on-one online sessions with qualified counsellors, receive and provide peer-to-peer support through moderated online forums, and read and contribute to articles. To register, visit www.qwell.io/hcv/urgent-support (external site). Counsellors are available to chat via the website on: Monday to Friday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. Weekends from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Kooth are an online mental wellbeing community that offer free, safe and anonymous support for young people. To access support, including discussion boards, a daily journal, and to chat with the team, visit Kooth.com (external site). Counsellors are available Monday – Friday 12pm – 10pm and 6pm – 10pm on weekends.
Childline offers support, information and advice for children on any topic they want to talk about, from bullying and education to drugs, alcohol and sexual abuse or anything else that’s worrying them. To get in touch, call 0800 1111.
The National Bereavement Partnership provides a support helpline, counselling referral and befriending service for all those suffering from anxiety, grief or mental health issues.To get support, call 0800 448 0800 or email Helpline@NationalBereavementPartnership.org.
The Samaritans are there to help. You do not need to have any credit or call allowance on your plan to call 116 123. You can also contact the Samaritans by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We Are With You is a charity that offers free, confidential support with drugs, alcohol or mental health. To get in touch with the local team, call 01472 806890 or visit the website at: www.wearewithyou.org.uk (external site).
Nobody should suffer being a victim of domestic violence or abuse. If you, or someone you know, is affected by domestic abuse, contact:Women’s Aid NEL (who support individuals of all genders, abilities and sexual identities) by calling their 24-hour helpline on 01472 575757, or via email at email@example.com. Alternatively visit www.womensaidnel.org (external site) for more information and support if it is safe to do so.
If you are concerned for your safety or the safety of someone else, please 999 and ask for the Police. If you can’t speak, dial 999 and, when the operator is on the line, press 55 on your telephone keypad to still get help.
Alternatively, you can report non-emergency incidents to Humberside Police on 101.