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LONG LOST FAMILY CHRISTMAS REUNION - December 2018 - programme information

Missing People

Missing People is the only charity in the UK dedicated to bringing missing children and adults back together with their families. It exists to offer a lifeline when someone disappears. If you have any information about the missing people featured in Long Lost Family, or about any other missing person, please contact our free and confidential helpline.
24-Hour Helpline:- 116 000
www.missingpeople.org.uk

The Samaritans Life can be tough, especially at Christmas time, so the Samaritans exist to offer confidential support, whatever you're going through. Please contact our free and confidential helpline.
24 Hour Helpline:- 116 123
www.samaritans.org

And if you want help tracing a missing family member, or know someone who does, visit itv.com/beontv for information on how to contact the 'Long Lost Family' programme team.

CORONATION STREET - December 2018 - 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 www.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 the website: www.cancerresearchuk.org

Mummy’s Star

Mummy’s Star is the only charity in the UK and Ireland dedicated to supporting women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy or within 12 months after giving birth.

Visit: mummysstar.org

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to women, their families and friends affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities.

Visit: jostrust.org.uk Tel: 0808 802 8000

EMMERDALE - December 2018 - programme information

Barnardo’s

Barnardo's runs projects and schemes across the country supporting children, young people and families where abuse has happened. These may offer therapy and counselling to help children come to terms with their experience and move forward in life. Barnardo’s also works to increase public awareness of sexual abuse and to help children and young people protect themselves.

For more information visit the website: barnardos.org.uk

Childline

Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. Childline are there for you online, on the phone, anytime.
Website: childline.org.uk
Helpline number: 0800 1111

Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity)

Sands support anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, whether your baby died recently or long ago.

The Sands helpline hours are:
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm, plus Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7pm - 10pm

You can contact the Sands Helpline on 0808 164 3332 (calls are charged at local rate)
Or email helpline@sands.org.uk
Visit the website: www.sands.org.uk

COLD FEET - December 2018 - programme information

Samaritans

Samaritans offer support for anyone struggling with stress or mental health issues. They are available every single day of the year and support anyone through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Visit samaritans.org or call free on 116 123

BUTTERFLY - October 2018 - programme information

Mermaids

Support for young people and teenagers (19 or under) who may have gender identity issues.

Website: mermaidsuk.org.uk

Helpline: 0844 334 0550 or from a mobile 0344 334 0550 (Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm)

Email: info@mermaidsuk.org.uk

Stonewall

Stonewall is Britain’s leading charity for lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality, working to create a world where every single person can be accepted without exception. For more information, including resources on how you can come out for trans equality, visit stonewall.org.uk

Infoline: 08000 50 20 20 (Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm)

Email: info@stonewall.org.uk

Scottish Trans Alliance

Scottish Trans Alliance is the Equality Network project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.

Website: scottishtrans.org

Samaritans

Samaritans offer support for anyone struggling with stress or mental health issues. They are available every single day of the year and support anyone through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Visit samaritans.org or call free on 116 123

GORDON RAMSAY ON COCAINE - October 2018 - programme information

If you have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, you can use the resources available on the Scottish Drug Services website www.scottishdrugservices.com

CORONATION STREET - September 2018 - programme information

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

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

STV CHILDREN'S APPEAL 2018 - programme information

Drinkline Drinkline is the national alcohol helpline. If you're worried about your own or someone else's drinking, you can call this free helpline in complete confidence.
Call 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm).

Samaritans Samaritans offer support for anyone struggling with stress or mental health issues. They are available every single day of the year and support anyone through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Visit samaritans.org or call free on 116 123

Frank The Talk to Frank service provides information about drugs, and advice for drug users, parents and carers. Find support near you.
Website: talktofrank.com
Helpline number: 0300 123 66 00

Families Anonymous Families Anonymous is based on the same principles as Alcoholics Anonymous. It runs local support groups for family and friends of people with a drug problem.
Website: famanon.org.uk
Helpline number: 0845 1200 660

Crisis Crisis work side by side with people to help them rebuild their lives. From decades of experience of working with thousands of homeless people, they know what's needed to leave homelessness behind for good. They use this experience to shape the services they provide and the changes they campaign for.
Website: www.crisis.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support From advice about money and work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, Macmillan Cancer Support are there to support people affected by cancer.
Website:www.macmillan.org.uk
Helpline number: 0808 808 00 00 (Monday to Friday)

Childline Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. Childline are there for you online, on the phone, anytime.
Website: childline.org.uk
Helpline number: 0800 1111

Carers Trust Carers Trust offers a range of support to carers across the UK.
Website: carers.org

Fife Gingerbread Fife Gingerbread supports lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife. They have many support services that all work with the same ethos: Engage - Support - Progress.
Website: fifegingerbread.org.uk

Kindred Kindred’s service is available to parents and carers of children with additional support needs aged 0 – 18 years. Their vision is that families of children with additional support needs in Scotland will have the information, services and emotional support that they need to care for their children to their best ability.
Website: kindred-scotland.org
Helpline number: 0800 031 5793

EMMERDALE - September 2018 - programme 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

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 coordinating, influencing and campaigning for effective responses to domestic abuse. They work with a network of 36 specialist local Women’s Aid groups toward a shared vision of a Scotland where domestic abuse is not tolerated.

Write to: 2nd Floor
132 Rose Street
Edinburgh
EH2 3JD

email: info@womensaid.scot

Online: womensaid.scot

LOVE YOUR GARDEN - September 2018 - programme information

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

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

EMMERDALE - August 2018 - programme information

Mermaids

Support for young people and teenagers (19 or under) who may have gender identity issues.

Website: mermaidsuk.org.uk

Helpline: 0844 334 0550 or from a mobile 0344 334 0550 (Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm)

Email: info@mermaidsuk.org.uk

British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation have reliable, simple information about heart and circulatory diseases, and their risk factors. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a condition or know someone who has, you can contact them. Details can be found on their website.

The Children’s Heart Federation

The Children’s Heart Federation (CHF) is the leading UK children’s heart charity. If you have concerns relating to a baby, child or teenager with a heart condition or to a pre-natal diagnosis, CHF’s information line will offer advice and support.

Call 0300 561 0065 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 0900 to 1700 and calls cost a similar rate to 01 or 02 numbers) or email info@chfed.org.uk with your query.

Information sheets can be downloaded from the CHF website they cover a wide range of heart conditions and issues relating to caring for heart children.

ARC Antenatal Results and Choices

ARC is the only UK wide charity providing non-directive information and support through antenatal testing and its consequences. They provide specialised support to those facing a prenatal diagnosis of fetal anomaly.

Call the national helpline and speak to a member of their trained team.
The national helpline is open Monday to Friday, 10.00am-5.30pm.
Call 0845 077 2290 or 0207 713 7486 from a mobile.
Or email info@arc-uk.org

CORONATION STREET - July/August 2018 - programme information

Shelter Scotland

From homelessness to home owner, Shelter Scotland has housing advice for everyone.

Visit the website for more information at scotland.shelter.org

Zero Suicide Alliance

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a collaborative of National Health Service Trusts, Businesses and Individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond.

The alliance is ultimately concerned with improving support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of and promoting FREE suicide prevention training which is accessible to all.

The aims of this training are to; enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts/behaviour, to be able to speak out in a supportive manner, and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.

Please contact them at zerosuicidealliance.com for further information.

MAYTREE

Maytree is a national charity offering adults who are feeling suicidal a one off stay, in a non-medical setting. A calm, confidential and safe environment, where adults who are feeling suicidal can go for five days to talk through their suicidal feelings, reflect, reconnect with others and hopefully rediscover why life is worth living.

For more information about their service please visit www.maytree.org.uk

If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, are aged over 18 and live in the UK, then please call on 020 7263 7070 or email maytree@maytree.org

SAMH

SAMH is the Scottish Association for Mental Health.

One in four people in Scotland will have a mental health problem at some point in their life. This means that you may know someone with a mental health problem, or maybe you're worried about your own mental health. SAMH believe there is no health without mental health. They are here to provide help, information and support; to campaign on behalf of people with mental health problems and to raise money to fund their vital work. They are here for everyone, and they are here for you.

For more information, visit samh.org.uk or email enquire@samh.org.uk

NSPCC

The NSPCC is a leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Adults can contact the free 24/7 helpline for advice and support or to share concerns about a child. Contact the free helpline by calling 0808 800 5000, by texting 88858, by emailing help@nspcc.org.uk or visiting www.nspcc.org.uk

The NSPCC-run Childline service provides a safe, confidential place for children with no one else to turn to, whatever their worry, whenever they need help. Children can contact Childline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 0800 1111 or by visiting www.childline.org.uk

The UK Sepsis Trust

The UK Sepsis Trust is a charity dedicated to ending preventable deaths from sepsis and improving outcomes for sepsis survivors. They work to raise awareness of sepsis among the public and health care professionals; encourage early diagnosis; lobby politicians to improve standards of care; and provide better support for sepsis survivors.

You can contact their support team on 0808 800 0029, calls are free and lines are open 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday

For more information visit sepsistrust.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheUKSepsisTrust Twitter: www.twitter.com/UKSepsisTrust

CORONATION STREET - June 2018 - programme information

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. CALM’s free, anonymous and confidential helpline and webchat are open every single day between 5pm-midnight.

For further information please visit thecalmzone.net

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