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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, as well as anyone who is concerned about a young person. The service is available Monday to Friday 10am - 10pm, weekends: 2pm - 10pm & Bank Holidays: 2pm - 5pm
Telephone: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209697
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The NHS has a selection of self help leaflets which cover many issues such as Alcohol, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Self Harm and Stress:  

Lancashire Care Wellbeing and Mental Health Help Line
A confidential listening and information service provided by the NHS and operated by specialist trained volunteers. Mon - Fri 7pm - 11pm, Sat - Sun 12noon - 12 midnight.
Telephone: 0800 915 4640 Website:

You can also contact your GP who has 24-hour responsibility for your care. If you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency, you can contact the NHS helpline 24 hours a day on 111.

Emergency Information

The Mental Health Advisors offer daily duty appointments to help avoid crisis and effectively signpost and advise students to best meet their needs. To book an appointment please ring Student Support and Wellbeing on 01772 894190.
If you need to talk to someone immediately and Student Support & Wellbeing is closed you can speak to the universities’ security staff who are highly trained and supportive, they are often able to help students and put them you in touch with appropriate support services. They can be contacted on 01772 892068.
The following services are also available out of hours:

The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day and can be contacted on 116 123.
Texting Service: 07725 90 90 90
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