For those who require support from external agencies, or out of college hours, the following support is available.
kooth.com - Free Online counselling service 12-10pm weekdays and 6pm-10pm weekends.
Off the Record Young Peoples Counselling, Clarendon Square, Hyde - Drop In Wednesday 3-6pm (just drop in for a chat) or phone 0161 355 3553 (self referral).
The Hive Katherine, St. Ashton under Lyne 0161 330 9223 - Drop in 4-8pm every Wed.
Anthony Seddon Fund, 12 George Street, Ashton under Lyne - 0161 376 4439 or Thursday 4-7pm drop-in, including refreshments.
42nd Street, Manchester - 0161 228 1888 (can self refer)
CALM - Campaign against living miserably for males experiencing Mental Health Issues - Freephone 0800 585858, www.thecalmzone.net
Themix.org.uk - Chat/text support and helpline number on website
Brook (confidential sexual health advice/treatment) - Oldham Branch, 0161 627 0200.
If you are in Crisis and feeling suicidal
If you are experiencing any distressful/uncomfortable thoughts and feelings try and confide in a friend or relative or seek help from any of the below crisis services. Most are Freephone.
In an emergency the hospital is your first port for help.
Present yourself at the A and E Dept anytime or contact Tameside Hospital on 0161 922 6000 for telephone advice and support.
Telephone advice and support for people who are having a mental health crisis and/or feel suicidal is available:
Samaritans - Freephone 116 123, email email@example.com, 24hours everyday.
Papyrus - Papyrus-uk.org
HOPEline UK - 0800 068 41 41 for support