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Helplines

You’re not alone – Don’t suffer in silence.

National Helplines
Website / Organisation Telephone Opening times / Email address
Al-Anon 020 7403 0888 For family and friends of Alcoholics
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 0845 769 7555
B-eat 0808 801 0711
Text 07977 493 345
Eating disorder helpline
Calm Zone
(Men 15 – 45)
0800 58 58 58
Live Chat
5pm – midnight
Campaign Against Living Miserably
Childline 0800 1111
Cruse Bereavement Care 0844 477 9400 9 – 5 pm
Frank (Drugs) 0800 776 600 24hours
Get Connected 0808 808 4994 1pm – 11pm
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) 0300 999 1212
Samaritans 116 123 (free call from landlines and mobiles) 24/7 – everyday
TESS
Help for young women self harming
Text 07800 472 908
0808 800 8088 (Free)
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7pm – 9pm
Local Helplines
Harbour Support Services 03000 202 525
durham@myharbour.org.uk
County Durham residents who have been affected by domestic abuse.
Families First Barnard Castle 03000 262 887 Provides support to children, young people and families where there are concerns for the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
LIFELINE Durham community drug service 03000 266 666 Community Drug Service in County Durham is provided for adults over the age of 18.