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It's time to talk

Good days and bad days can look different for each of us. 

As the cold and wetter months seem to go on and on and on, it’s understandable if you all might be feeling a little lower than usual. 

After the challenges of the last few years, we all know it’s more important than ever to take time to check in with those we care about. 

So, if you’re struggling this January, make sure you make time to protect your mental health and talk about how you’re feeling with someone we know or – if you need to – those with the professional skills to offer practical unbiased support. 

Mind’s Blue Light programme offers dedicated mental health support for the emergency services 

Frontline19 provides free, confidential psychological support for the NHS and frontline services 

The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day, in full confidence. Just call 116 123 

All Call Signs is a peer support network specifically dedicated to veterans, serving personnel and their families, and their Peer Support Workers are available seven days a week when you call 023 9438 7914  

Anxiety UK runs a helpline staffed by volunteers who each have personal experience with anxiety. It’s available between 9:30-5:30, Monday to Friday. Call 08444 775 774 

StepChange provides help and information for people dealing with a range of debt problems. Call 0800 138 1111 for free or visit their website