If you are feeling worried about your situation and how you will cope, there are organisations you can talk to. If you need help now, call the NHS on 111 and select option 2.
MENTAL HEALTH –
The Samaritans are available to speak to and listen to you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call free on 116 123.
Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service – Call 01234 880 400.
Mind BLMK – Call 0300 330 0648
The Silver Line (for older people) – Call 08004 708 090.
Shout Crisis Text line – Text SHOUT to 85258.
CALM (for men) – Call 0800 585858 (5pm to midnight).
MENTAL HEALTH & MONEY – Mental Health & Money Advice offer free, independent advice to help you understand, manage and improve your mental health and money issues.
HELP WITH PRESCRIPTIONS – did you know, if you regularly pay prescription charges, a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) could save you money? Or, if you have a low income you may qualify for help through the NHS Low Income Scheme. In addition, some groups are automatically entitled to free NHS prescriptions, and others can apply for certificates that entitle them to free NHS prescriptions.