Useful Information – Personal Safety

 

If you are feeling suicidal or in crisis, do talk to somebody about how you are feeling.

 

  • Talk to somebody that you trust.

 

  • Contact your GP

 

  • NHS 111 service can help people when it isn’t an emergency. You can call them if you do not have a GP or you do not know who to call. Dial: 111 on your phone, it is free. This line is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

 

  • Contact the Samaritans on: 116 123. They provide a free 24 hours telephone service whatever you are going through. Website: samaritans.org

 

 

If your situation is life threatening or have you seriously harmed yourself.

 

You can go to any hospital A&E department and ask for help.

 

If you need an ambulance, call 999.

 

You can also walk into Police stations and ask for help.

Domestic violence also called domestic abuse includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse.

This can happen between family members and couples in relationships, it can happen to women and men and anybody can be an abuser.

For support:
Women can call 0808 2000 247, the free 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge

Men can call the Men’s Advice Line free on 0808 801 0327 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm), or ManKind on 01823 334 244

Galop provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence