18 people die by suicide every day in England and Wales, but help is out there.
There’s always someone to listen.
New Mental Health Text Line – HEAR 85258
A new mental health free text messaging support service has launched in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help those who are struggling to cope.
Launched by NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and in partnership with the national service SHOUT, the free to use text service HEAR 85258 provides real-time support to people of all ages who are struggling with their mental health.
When texting the word HEAR to 85258, the person will be connected to a trained volunteer. During the confidential and anonymous conversation, the texter will be supported and signposted to local and national mental health services.
First Response Service
24/7 crisis mental health line
Dial 111 and select the mental health option