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Helplines and people you can call at any time if you feel very low
If you are seriously thinking about suicide, or about harming yourself or others,
it’s important to get help straight away. Dial 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance.
Samaritans Southport and District
32 Union Street, Southport. PR9 0QE Tel: 01704 538038 or 08457 90 90 90 (helpline
Samaritans is available twenty four hours a day by telephone to provide support for
people who are in distress or despair and whose feelings may lead to suicide. If
you want to talk to someone in confidence about the way you are feeling, call Samaritans
on 08457 909090.
Access: Self referral, telephone, letter, email. Drop-in between 08.00am-10.00pm,
7 days a week.
NHS Direct is a 24 hour nurse-led helpline providing confidential health and advice
information. NHS Direct is also available on the internet, providing healthcare information
and advice. Detailed information on Depression and Suicide is available from the
National electronic Library for Mental Health (NeLMN) www.nelmh.nhs.uk