By SPP Reporter

Talk To Someone

You can talk to Samaritans at any time of the day or night.

Common reasons to call Samaritans are:

• Relationship and family problems

• Loss, including loss of a job, a friend or a family member through bereavement

• Financial worries• Job-related stress or overwork

• College or study related stress

• Body image issues

Volunteers offer support by responding to phone calls, emails and letters. Alternatively, you can often drop in toa branch to have a face to face meeting.

If you would like to talk to the Samaritans Tel: 116 123, free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Samaritans volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.

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If you would like to contact Samaritans to share your feelings with a caring listener please telephone 01609 776161.

You can email:

You can write: Chris, P.O. Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 25A

You can visit: 7 Crosby Road, Northallerton, DL6 1AA (at the end of Crosby Road Car Park)

Listening Volunteers

Your local Samaritans hold two training sessions a year. No qualifications are required as all training will be provided by Samaritans. If you have ever thought about becoming a Samaritan please pick up the phone and contact us onTel: 01609 776161.


Your local Samaritans are looking for fund raisers,organisers – if you think you can help please telephone us on: 01609 776161.

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