Nov 02 2020
Mental health issues related to the Coronavirus lockdown and the Covid pandemic are especially hard for people with depression. Shout and Samaritans are there to help:
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime and anywhere. Shout is a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text: 85258.
Samaritans provide confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. With Samaritans, you can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face. Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call).