Talk to them anytime you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you.
PAPYRUS - Prevention of young suicide
Provides confidential help and advice to young people and anyone worried about a young person
Tel: 0800 068 41 41
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. By texting the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 you will start a conversation with a trained Shout Volunteer, who will text you back and forth, sharing only what you feel comfortable with.
Staffordshire Mental Health Helpline
Weekdays 7pm - 2am Weekends 2pm-2am by phone 08088 002234 and by email email@example.com
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Wellbeing Service
0300 303 0923
Beat - Beating Eating Disorders
Providing helplines, support & a network of UK self-help groups to help people in the UK beat their eating disorders. Tel: 0845 634 1414.
Specific mental health helpline for trans+, A gender, gender fluid and non-binary /people wanting to talk about their gender identity for the whole of the UK.
The Dove Service
After someone dies, you may experience natural feelings of numbness, sadness, anger or feeling unable to cope. It is also common to have difficulties with eating, sleeping, poor concentration, headaches and other physical symptoms. If you have suffered from a bereavement and feel the need to talk to someone about how you feel, Dove is a local organisation based in Hanley that can help. You can go to their website for more information and contact details.
Staffordshire Sexual Health Charity
Offers free counselling sessions for people who are LGBTQ+. You can self-refer and appointments are available in-person or virtually. Their waiting list is usually under two months.