Information and Support - The Child in Time
If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in The Child in Time, there are organisations that can help.
Missing People offers a confidential, free, 24/7 lifeline for people who run away and go missing each year in the UK.
• If you have run away from home or care, been forced to leave home, or if you are thinking about running away
• If you think someone may be looking for you and would like to pass a message home in confidence to say you are safe and well
• If you have a sighting or information about a missing person
NSPCC provides help, advice and support to adults worried about a child.
Phone: 0808 800 5000 (24/7)
PAPYRUS offer support, practical advice and information to young people considering suicide and can also offer help and advice if you’re concerned about someone you know.
Phone: 0800 068 41 41
CALM, the campaign against living miserably aims to prevent male suicide in the UK and offers anonymous, confidential listening, information and signposting.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily 5pm-midnight)
Breathing Space offers a confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.
Phone: 0800 83 85 87 (Mon-Thu 6pm-2am, weekends 24 hours).
A BSL service is also available via the website.
Community Advice & Listening Line
Community Advice & Listening Line offers emotional support and information on mental health and related matters to people in Wales.
Phone: 0800 132 737 (24/7) or text "help" to 81066
Lifeline provides support to people suffering distress or despair in Northern Ireland, regardless of age or district.
Phone: 0808 808 8000 (24 hours a day)
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
Phone: 0300 111 5065 (9am to 9pm daily)