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Need to talk?

Feeling worried, anxious or lonely? Know someone who is struggling? You do not have to struggle with difficult feelings alone. Please feel free to get in touch with any of the contacts below for help and support.

Here’s a list of organisations you can talk to:

Black Country Mental Health Helpline 0800 008 6516 (24/7 Helpline)

The helpline is manned by specialist mental health staff who will provide advice and support and can also signpost to other mental health services if these are required.

Please do not think you are alone – it is ok to not be ok, and if you aren’t, then please do pick up the phone and speak to someone.

Phone line details 
Monday – Sunday, 24 hours a day – call 0345 6460827 – press 1 in you live in Sandwell or Wolverhampton and press 2 if you live in Dudley or Walsall.

Papyrus (Crisis Line) 0800 068 4141 (Hopeline UK 9am – Midnight)

Samaritans – 116 123

Kaleidoscope Sanctuary hub0800 008 6516 (Monday to Friday 18:00 -Kaleidescope sanctuary hub 23:00; Saturday & Sunday 12:00=23:00  )

Cruse Bereavement Care0808 808 1677 (Helpline, Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm)

  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9.30am – 8pm
  • Weekends 10am – 2pm)

Tough Enough To Care (Local Men’s support group)

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) – 0300 111 5065 (Monday and Tuesday 9am – 5pm)

Mental Health Act Assessment – You can make a referral for a Mental Health Act Assessment if you are concerned about a nearest relative.

Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub Feeling alone, overwhelmed or that things are too much for you right now? Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub is a safe place for you to access support 365 days a year outside of support services normal opening hours. The service is for anyone aged 18 and over. who lives in Sandwell or is registered to a Sandwell GP. You can access support for yourself or if you are concerned about someone you are supporting right now. At Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub you will be able to speak to a friendly support worker, who will give you a safe space to talk. We will listen, support, offer advice and empower your recovery journey. Please note: Kaleidoscope Sanctuary Hub is not suitable for people needing urgent medical attention (for example, after self-harm) - for urgent medical care please attend your nearest A&E or call 999. Call - 0800 008 6516 Email - WhatsApp/Text - 07800006472 Contact outside of advertised hours will be responded to the next working day. Mon - Fri: 18:00 - 23:00 Sat - Sun: 12:00 - 23:00 Please call during the above hours to confirm your arrival to Hope Place. or for a phone consultation. Hope Place, 321 High Street. West Bromwich. West Midlands. B70 8LU

The Kaleidoscope Group Are you a parent, or carer supporting a young person who self-harms? Midlands Parent Support Group. This free service aims to bring people together who are caring for a young person who self-harms, to receive support and feel understood. First Tuesday of the month. 5.30pm - 7pm 07970040016 "Parents/Carers only. Hope Place, 321 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 BLU Charity no: 1096473

The Kaleidoscope Group Have you been bereaved by Suicide? Midlands Suicide Bereavement Support Group This free bereavement service is available to anyone aged over 18 who has been affected by suicide. . 07970040016 First Tuesday of the month. 7:30pm - 9pm Hope Place, 321 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 BLU Please contact us for other group details and alternative support. Charity no: 1096473

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