USEFUL CONTACTS

Urgent Support

If you or someone you know is at imminent risk of suicide please use the following contacts:

 

> Call 999 or go to your local A&E department.

> If the risk is less immediate, contact your GP who can help refer you to the appropriate service if necessary.

 

Advice on managing suicidal thoughts and the urge to self-harm:​

Coping with Suicidal Thoughts

Helplines

Jewish Helpline Neshomo

Jewish Helpline

0800 652 9249 / 020 3096 2875

Sun – Thurs: 12pm – 12am and Fri: 12-3pm

Stop It Now Neshomo

Stop It Now!

For anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse. Callers do not need to give identifying information, so can remain anonymous:

0808 1000 900

Samaritans

0161 236 8000

Confidential emotional support.

Open 24 hours a day.

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Papyrus

0800 068 4141

Information and support for people under 35 with suicidal feelings.

TEXT 07786209697 or

E-mail pat@papyrus-uk.org

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Sane Neshomo

SaneLine

0845 767 8000

Emotional support and information.

Open 6pm-11pm every day.

SHOUT (text service)

Text 85258

For support in a crisis

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Migdal Emunah

Text TALK to 8228

A support service for Jewish victims of sexual abuse and their families

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JSENSE

Helpline for parents and carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEND) and young people with SEND:

Tel: 0161 850 3330

Email: services@jsense.org.uk

Website: www.jsense.org.uk

Greater Manchester Mental Health 24/7 Helpline

0800 953 0285 

A 24/7 free helpline which you can call any time, day or night, if you feel your mental health is beginning to suffer. 

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Bury Getting Helpline 

0161 464 3679 

Mon-Sat 8am-8pm

A telephone support line for adults and children, providing advice, guidance and signposting for emotional health and wellbeing needs. 

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Find a Therapist

Pathways Neshomo

Pathways

A referral service to help you find a Jewish therapist: 0161 696 4511

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BABCP

The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies: www.babcp.co.uk

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JAMH

Jewish Action for Mental Health

Free counselling and therapy for children and adults:

Tel: 07510 204 844 

Email: hello@jamh.org.uk

Website: www.jamh.org.uk

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BACP

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy: www.bacp.co.uk

Counselling Directory Neshomo

Counselling Directory

Connects you with professional counsellors and therapists near you to help you find the help you need: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Six Degrees Neshomo

Six Degrees

Short-term psychological support that you can self-refer to. They will refer you onwards if appropriate:

Tel: 0161 212 4981

Email: sixdegrees@nhs.net

Website: www.six-degrees.org.uk

We highly recommend that any therapist you use has appropriate qualifications – if you would like further advice on this please contact us at Neshomo.

Services for Women

Jewish Womens Aid Neshomo

Jewish Women's Aid

Domestic abuse Helpline: 0808 801 0500

Sexual violence support: 0808 801 0656

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Keren

Supporting girls from the orthodox Jewish community (age 12-24): 0161 708 0700

Services for Men

Gateway Neshomo

Gateway Action

Mentoring service for Jewish boys: 

07942 819 976

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Survivors Manchester

For male survivors of sexual abuse:

Helpline: 0808 800 5005

Office: 0161 236 2182

​Services for General Support

The Fed Neshomo

The Fed

Community Advice and Support Team (CAST) there to help in the Manchester Jewish community if you are experiencing a social care problem:

0161 772 4800 (opt 2)

Ezra Care Neshomo

Ezra Care

Offer a range of support services to ease the effects of illness and disability in the Jewish community: 0161 708 8000

The Friendship Circle Neshomo

The Friendship Circle

A Jewish charity which offers assistance and support to individuals with special needs and their families by providing social and educational programming:

0161 792 1792

Paperweight Trust Neshomo

Paperweight Trust

A Jewish charity to help with financial, legal and administrative affairs: 0161 507 5480

Public Services for Mental Health

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Greater Manchester Suicide Bereavement Information Service

If you have been bereaved or affected by suicide:

Tel: 0161 983 0700

Email: SB.IS@nhs.net

Website: http://www.shiningalightonsuicide.org.uk/bereaved/

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Beacon Service 

A social prescribing service to support people who would benefit from support within their local community

Tel: 0161 518 5550

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Achieve

Drugs and Alcohol Service:

Salford: 0161 358 1530

Bury: 0161 271 0020

Speak to your GP regarding a referral to the following services:

Eating Disorder Clinic: Provides a safe and supportive space where individuals can develop an understanding of their difficulties and gain control over their eating disorder

 

Early Intervention Team: For people experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

 

Community Mental Health Team: Provides multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment and care of adults with severe and enduring mental health problems.

See GMMH website for more details about these services and many more: www.gmmh.nhs.uk/services

Contact us for information on services in Manchester that can support you.