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Support over the festive period

Where to access support while Clean Break is closed over Christmas

Clean Break services will be closed over the festive period, from 4pm on Thursday 21 December 2022 until 10am on Monday 9 January 2023.

We know that this can be a very difficult time of year, so we've made a list of services which will still be open, where you can access the support you need.

NHS Direct 111 - Lines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Confidential advice if you have a medical issue that is not life threatening or an immediate emergency.

Samaritans 116 123 - Lines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
You can get in touch about anything that’s troubling you. They’re here to listen.

Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 - Lines open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Trained women helpline workers and volunteers will answer your call in confidence.

National Rape Crisis Helpline 0808 500 2222 - Lines open between 12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm.
Confidential support if you have survived any form of sexual violence, no matter how long ago.

Shelter Emergency Housing Helpline 0808 800 4444 - Lines open 8am–8pm weekdays & 9am–5pm weekends.
Housing experts will advise you if you are at risk of homelessness.

BEAT Eating Disorder Helpline 0808 801 0677 – Lines are open 9am – midnight during the week, and 4pm–midnight on weekends and bank holidays.
Support and information about eating disorders no matter where you are in your journey.

Cruse Bereavement Support 0808 808 1677 – See their website for Christmas opening times.
A space to talk about your bereavement with trained helpline volunteers.

Find a local NHS urgent mental health helpline

If you are in serious danger call 999

If you would like some fun creative activities over the festive period you might like to download the Camden Wellbeing Challenge pack. You don’t need to do every challenge in the pack, but you might find some which you find fun and interesting.

We wish everyone a peaceful time over the next few weeks, and look forward to welcoming our Members back in January.

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