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Site last updated  17/09/21 EF

To improve visitor experience, sections of this site are undergoing redevelopment.

Thank you for your patience.

Broken links are possible but we are working to limit impact.

Because each life lost

is one too many


In less than 45mins

this FREE online course can give you the skills and confidence to have a life-saving conversation.

Has printable certificate of completion

The Mental Health Forum also

delivers this free Suicide Awareness Training via zoom.

Facilitated by people with actual lived experience of suicidal crisis 

and has an additonal 'Café Conversation' element.

 Express Interest here


Dates every 4-8 weeks

CLICK  HERE  to access downloadable Directories    of Services supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing


If you need help identifying or contacting a suitable service you can CONTACT US and we will try to assist

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Crisis Helplines

For more Mental Health Crisis related info  visit our  'Help in Crisis' Page


You may also want to visit our  'Self-Care' Pages



Coronavirus Hours

9am-Midnight   Daily

0800 1111

A free, private and confidential service for anyone under 19 to talk about anything.


All day - Every day

0808 808 8000

Crisis telephone & Counselling service for those in distress

or despair


All day - Every day

116 123

Confidential 'Listening Ear' service for anyone in distress or despair

Special Coronavirus Helplines


You may also wish to visit these Official Websites: 

 NI Exec Updates     NI Direct     Public Health Agency    Dept of Health 

Latest news from  Southern Health & Social Care Trust 


Businesses Helpline

Mon-Fri  8am - 4pm

0800 024 1222

For those experiencing Financial distress, and outstanding tax liabilities due to Coronavirus

Befriending Helpline

Mon–Fri 9am – 9pm
Sat–Sun 2am – 6pm

028 9080 5850

For those who are isolated or lonely.
There if you want some company, want a chat, or want to clear your head.

Community Helpline

7 days a week  9-5

0808 802 0020

Offering information, guidance and help re 

COVID-19, to those in vulnerable groups 

Other Frequently Requested Helplines


A Further list of Helplines is available for download from the Mental Health Forum (interactive pdf)


If you need any assistance identifying or accessing a suitable helpline Contact Us and we will help you connect where possible.

This list is not exhaustive - We will update periodically with other frequently requested Helpline numbers


Thank you for helping us maintain an up to date list by reporting any omissions, inaccuracies or broken links (HERE)

A List of frequently requested HELPLINE numbers
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