Support Numbers & Helplines this Christmas Christmas can be a difficult time for many of us. If you’re feeling low or lonely, or having distressing thoughts, we’ve provided some useful numbers below. Samaritans Provides confidential, nonjudgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day) Visit website SANEline Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems. Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm - 10:30pm) open 365 days a year Visit website NHS Wellbeing and Mental Health Helpline Freephone helpline ran by the NHS for the people of Lancashire offering support, information and someone to talk to. Telephone: 0800 915 4640 Mon-Fri 7pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-12am Visit website The Mix Provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Telephone: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm) Visit website Childline ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. Telephone: 0800 1111 Visit website The Silver Line Phone line for people over the age of 55 who feel lonely and in need of friendship or support. Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90 Visit website CALM Support for men suffering distressing thoughts. Telephone: 0800 58 58 58 Visit website Women's Aid / Refuge 24 hour domestic violence helpline. Telephone: 0808 2000 247 Visit website Bereavement Care Emotional support for anyone affected by bereavement. Telephone: 0844 477 9400 Visit website If you feel suicidal or feel like harming yourself or other people: Call 999 Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E). You can search for your local department through the NHS Choices website.