Mental health support and crisis lines open throughout Christmas and New Year holiday season
We know that Christmas can be a very difficult time of year for many people, including our colleagues across the system, who are working throughout the holiday period to deliver care in challenging circumstances.
The confidential staff support line number and public Grief and Loss service freephone number is 0808 196 3833 – open 8am – 8pm every day. The service also offers online chat. It is staffed by trained listeners who will support people to find the care that they need.
Local 24/7 crisis lines are:
Help is always available from the Samaritans - call 116 123.