These are the most useful websites and helplines to support you whether looking for life skills, connections or just need some help in times of trouble
There are loads of different organisations who offer free and fantastic help who are there to support you.
Papyrus HOPELINE 0800 0684141 is a phone line for 18 – 35-year olds for people or friends of people who are having suicidal thoughts. It is really easy to use.
Shout is a highly recommended texting line for any age, text them on 85258 if you are struggling to cope. The texting service is totally private.
Recovery College Cornwall are an amazing Hub who are offering free online courses for unemployed people, with courses like ‘Adapting to the new normal: Post lockdown’ and ‘Anxiety: Ebb and Flow’. They are incredibly personable and they are happy to talk to you and sort something out, there are lost of ways to show you are unemployed.
Living life to the Full is a fantastic site full of inspiring and free short support courses, for anyone struggling with low moods, stress and parenting. The courses are all based on CBT so if you have ever been interested in trying it out give them a ring and ask for Tina, their lovely secretary, on 01360661078.
We Are With You are a charity who help people struggling with addiction or alcohol or drugs. They are lovely to work with and take a really holistic approach. They are not about trying to make you give up if you don’t feel ready, they want to support you and help you change the way you think about your drug or alcohol use through one to one support, online or in person.
Anorexia Bulimia Care or tel: 03000 11 12 13 is a knowledgeable Hub who offer online support and guidance with email and phone lines for anyone struggling or those caring for sufferers. They also have befriending service all over the country which links up sufferers and those who have recovered. A befriender’s knowledge and experience of recovery provides the person with hope, encouragement and guidance.
CalmHarm is a great app to help you cope day-to-day with the urge to self-harm.
Self-Injury Support for women is a dynamic supportive website with loads practical ways of helping and a phoneline.