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Help available

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There are a number of different places that you can go to for help:
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Supportive friend or relative who may assist you

If you share a problem with someone it often helps to get things in perspective, and this may be all that is required. If necessary that person could assist or accompany you to get additional help.

Your own doctor or GP surgery

Your own doctor can be a very good initial source of advice and support, and is able to access specialist services for you.

Voluntary organisations, e.g. Drop in centres, MIND, Hafal, Unllais

Voluntary organisations offer a diverse range of services ranging from drop in centres, counselling, support, self help groups to educational and training opportunities.

Social Care Single Point of Access

SPOA can offer advice and will refer you on for some help if applicable.

Community Mental Health Teams

The Community Mental Health Teams offer a range of statutory services and access to mental health professionals.

C.A.L.L Helpline

This is a free phone line available 24 hours a day where you can talk to someone in confidence.

NHS Direct

A phone call to NHS Direct will put you through to a nurse who can offer advice on your symptoms.

Accident and Emergency Department

You may choose to go to your local A&E if you are experiencing extreme distress.

Social Services Out of Hours Team

A service that is available outside of office hours that can advise or assist you.


This is a free phone line available 24 hours a day where you can talk to someone in confidence.

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