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CORONATION STREET - March/April 2018 - programme information

SelfharmUK

Dedicated to self-harm recovery, insight and support.

SelfharmUK is a national charity which aims to provide support for young people struggling with issues related to self-harm. This means working in an online setting, our website allowing young people to post their concerns and fears about their harming and we respond to support them in that. Other anxiety concerns, including OCD, may be posted. In addition, we run an online support group called Alumina that young people can access via our website. We also support parents and professionals.

Anyone seeking help and support can contact us via our website: www.selfharm.co.uk Our website is regularly updated with blog posts and articles and we are committed to insight, recovery and support.

Rape Crisis Scotland

You can call Rape Crisis Scotland free on 0808 801 0302 (6pm to midnight). Calls are free from UK landlines and major mobile providers, or you can visit the website rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

Survivors Manchester

Survivors Manchester
P.O Box 4325
Manchester
M61 0BG
Email: support@survivorsmanchester.org.uk
Call the National Male Survivor Helpline: 0808 800 5005
Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am-4pm
Tue & Thu: 8am-8pm
Sat: 10am-12pm
Visit the National Male Survivor Website

Addaction Scotland

Addaction Scotland has developed its expertise and innovation across a wide range of services, including; pregnancy and early years work, community alcohol support, community recovery rehab, working with older people, mutual aid partnerships, blood borne virus (support through testing and treatment), harm reduction and education and employment.

Visit the website www.addaction.org.uk for more information.

Samaritans

The Samaritans is a registered charity that can provide support for anyone in distress. You don't have to be suicidal to call Samaritans.
Call any time from any phone on 116 123 (this number is FREE to call and will not appear on your phone bill), or email jo@samaritans.org, or visit www.samaritans.org to find details of your nearest branch.

Website at: samaritans.org
Facebook: facebook.com/samaritanscharity
Twitter: twitter.com/samaritans

EMMERDALE - March/April 2018 - programme information

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland provides support and information services to victims and witnesses of crime in Scotland. They support 200,000 people affected by crime each year. This support is provided by staff and volunteers in national and local offices and court-based services across Scotland.

They are an independent charity and not part of the Police Scotland or Scottish Courts. All conversations with victims and witnesses are confidential and are not shared with people outside of Victim Support Scotland.

The service is completely free.

You can visit their website at www.victimsupportsco.org.uk

Or call the helpline on 0345 603 9213, Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm. Calls from landlines or mobile cost the same as to an 01 or an 02 number and will generally be included in any discount schemes or inclusive call minutes. For more info, please see www.ukcalling.info

FRANK

FRANK helps you find out everything you might want to know about drugs (and some stuff you don't). For friendly, confidential advice, go to www.talktofrank.com or call 0300 123 6600. FRANK can also help if you’re worried about a friend or family member, or are looking for help yourself.

Scottish viewers can also use the resources available on the Scottish Drug Services website www.scottishdrugservices.com

Addaction Scotland

Addaction Scotland has developed its expertise and innovation across a wide range of services, including; pregnancy and early years work, community alcohol support, community recovery rehab, working with older people, mutual aid partnerships, blood borne virus (support through testing and treatment), harm reduction and education and employment.

Visit the website www.addaction.org.uk for more information.

Rape Crisis Scotland

You can call Rape Crisis Scotland free on 0808 801 0302 (6pm to midnight). Calls are free from UK landlines and major mobile providers, or you can visit the website rapecrisisscotland.org.uk

THE REAL FULL MONTY - March 2018 - programme information

Orchid
Giving support to all those fighting male cancers
0808 802 0010
orchid-cancer.org.uk

Movember
Helping to stop men dying too young from cancer
0207 952 2060
uk.movember.com

Prostate Cancer UK
Committed to confronting prostate cancer together
0800 074 8383
prostatecanceruk.org

Breast Cancer Care
Offering expert information to anyone diagnosed with breast cancer
0808 800 6000
breastcancercare.org.uk

Breast Cancer Now
The UK's leading breast cancer research charity
0333 20 70 300
breastcancernow.org

Coppafeel
Raising awareness and providing information about breast cancer
coppafeel.org

FOUR DAYS THAT SHOOK BRITAIN - March 2018 - programme information

If you were affected in any way by a terrorist attack last year, emotional and practical support is available for you.

Sometimes it’s not easy to recognise when you might need some help, but different kinds of support are available, including peer support networks, advice on talking to children, and practical assistance. It’s never too late to seek advice.

Please visit victimsofterrorism.campaign.gov.uk to find out more.

Alternatively, you can contact the following organisations for help:

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
National Helpline opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-9pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
0845 600 2227 (calls cost 5p per minute plus your 'phone company's access charge)
Or visit the Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland website

Samaritans Helpline
samaritans.org
Free phone: 116 123
Open 24hrs

The Bereavement Trust Helpline
bereavement-trust.org.uk
Free phone: 0800 435 455
Open 6pm-10pm 365 days a year

SAMM - Support After Murder & Manslaughter
samm.org.uk
Helpline: 0845 872 3440 / 0121 472 2912 (Calls charged at local rate)
Support available 24hrs - please leave a message and your call will be returned

Winston's Wish
Supporting children, young people and their families after the death of a parent or sibling
winstonswish.org
Free phone: 08088 020 021
Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

CORONATION STREET - February 2018 - programme information

Kidney Care UK

Kidney Care UK is the UK’s leading kidney patient support charity, providing practical, financial and emotional support for kidney patients and their families throughout the UK. They provide support for more than 100 patients every week and invest over £3million every year in patient grants; helping people with kidney disease take much needed respite breaks, purchase domestic goods like washing machines or carpets or cover education and training costs to help them return to work. Kidney Care UK believe that no-one should face kidney disease alone. Find out more at kidneycareuk.org or call 01420 541424 (phone lines are open 9am until 5pm, Monday-Friday and re-open after the Christmas break on Tues 2nd Jan). Calls from UK landlines are charged at local rates, and charges from mobiles vary.

Kidney Research UK

Kidney Research UK is the leading charity dedicated to research into kidney disease in the UK. Their researchers are striving to make transplants work better and last longer. For information about kidney transplants, please visit: kidneyresearchuk.org

MIND

If you have been affected by Craig's story, you can visit mind.org.uk for information and support. Or call 0300 123 3393. Lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays). Phone calls from UK landlines are charged at local rates. Charges from mobile telephones vary considerably. The charge for your call will depend on your mobile phone provider and the contract that you have with them. Mind does not get any money from telephone calls.

EMMERDALE - February 2018 - programme information

Samaritans

The Samaritans is a registered charity that can provide support for anyone in distress. You don't have to be suicidal to call Samaritans.
Call any time from any phone on 116 123 (this number is FREE to call and will not appear on your phone bill), or email jo@samaritans.org, or visit www.samaritans.org to find details of your nearest branch.

Website at: samaritans.org
Facebook: facebook.com/samaritanscharity
Twitter: twitter.com/samaritans

EXPOSURE - Boarding Schools:The Secret Shame - February 2018 - programme information

NAPAC offers support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse.

Boarding Concern offers support to former boarders and boarding school survivors.

JAMES BULGER: A MOTHER'S STORY - February 2018 - programme information

James Bulger Memorial Trust

James Bulger Memorial Trust supports young people who are disadvantaged by reason of having become a part of bereavement, a victim of crime, hatred or bullying.

EMMERDALE - February 2018 - programme information

Samaritans

The Samaritans is a registered charity that can provide support for anyone in distress. You don't have to be suicidal to call Samaritans.
Call any time from any phone on 116 123 (this number is FREE to call and will not appear on your phone bill), or email jo@samaritans.org, or visit www.samaritans.org to find details of your nearest branch.

Website at: samaritans.org
Facebook: facebook.com/samaritanscharity
Twitter: twitter.com/samaritans

CORONATION STREET - January 2018 - programme information

Bipolar Scotland

Bipolar Scotland provides information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder / manic depression and those who care for them. They also promote self-help throughout Scotland, and inform and educate about the condition.

For more information and contact information, visit the website www.bipolarscotland.org.uk

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK offer practical information, support and advice to anyone affected by bipolar.

Support Line: 0333 323 3880
email: info@bipolaruk.org

Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm and includes out of hours answerphone to request a call back.

Their online eCommunity is also available 24 hours a day at www.bipolaruk.org/ecommunity

SCHOOL FOR STAMMERERS - January 2018 - programme information

British Stammering Association

Website: www.stammering.org

The UK's national charity for stammering, offering advice and support.

Action for Stammering Children

Tel: 020 3316 8100
Website: www.actionforstammeringchildren.org
Email: info@stammeringchildren.org

ASC is a UK registered charity which supports expert therapy that transforms the lives of children who stammer. Stammering crosses all races, cultures, religions and social groupings, conceals intellectual ability, affects educational choices and achievement, results in impaired communication skills and frequently becomes a focus for teasing and bullying. In severe cases, it may play a significant part in a young person's ability to achieve their potential and to make a full contribution to society as an adult.

The McGuire Programme

Website: mcguireprogramme.com

Through techniques of concentration, assertiveness and non-avoidance, the McGuire Programme helps tackle the many fears of speaking experienced by people who stammer.

EMMERDALE - December 2017 - programme information

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

National Helpline Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-9pm
Friday: 10am-4pm

0845 600 2227 (calls cost 5p per minute plus your 'phone company's access charge)

Or visit the Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland website.

CORONATION STREET - November 2017 - programme information

Cancer Research UK

If you have any questions about cancer, you can call Cancer Research UK’s nurses on Freephone 0808 800 4040. Lines are open from 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday.

Cancer Research UK also have an online forum CancerChat.org.uk where people affected by cancer can get support from others.

For easy to understand information about all types of cancer please go to the About Cancer section of our website cancerresearchuk.org

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland is part of the UK’s largest and leading HIV and sexual health charity, with centres in Aberdeen, Dumfries, Dundee and Glasgow.

Terrence Higgins Trust offers services to people living with HIV and strive to promote good sexual health to everyone.

As well as services which are nationwide (like the THT Direct helpline, myHIV's online services, and the hardship fund) they provide local services face-to-face in our two offices in Dundee and Glasgow. THT also offer STI and blood borne virus testing through our Fastest clinics in these locations and at community events throughout the year.

THT have services specially designed to reach people who live in the remote areas of Scotland like Get Rubbered! - condoms by post and HIV postal testing.

Get in touch:
Phone: 0141 332 3838
Email: info.scotland@tht.org.uk

EMMERDALE - November 2017 - programme information

Scottish Women’s Aid

Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. They play a vital role campaigning and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse.

Support is available 24/7 on the National Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline Scotland 0800 027 1234.

Or visit the website: scottishwomensaid.org.uk