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Helplines and support services

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We currently do not offer a helpline or access to support services. The page below contains links to support provided by other charities and organisations.

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Period support

Endometriosis UK

Their support network offers those affected by endometriosis access to a helpline, support groups, an online community and a website chat service

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Verity PCOS

Peer support is very important when dealing with PCOS. You can access support through Verity PCOS support network of Facebook groups

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Mental health support


If your mental health is affected you can get support from Samaritans, who are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Provides support on the phone, however if you prefer not to speak on the phone, you can contact CALM on their website chat service.

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If you would prefer not to talk but want some mental health support, you could text Shout for support. They offer a confidential 24/7 text service providing support if you are in crisis and need immediate help

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If you're a student, you can look on the website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. Nightline phone operators are all students too

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If you identity as LGBT+ you can contact switch for mental health support on the phone or by email. The phone operators all identify as LGBT+

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The Mix

If you are under 25, you can contact The Mix on the phone or request mental health support by email

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Making sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. From crisis resources to helplines, Mind offers a variety of support

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Gynaecological cancer support

Jo's Trust

If you, or a loved one has been affected by cervical cancer or cervical cell changes (abnormal cells), Jo's Trust offers both online and face-to-face support as well as opportunities to talk to and meet others in a similar situation

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Eve Appeal

Their support network offers people the chance to talk to a trained gynae specialist nurse on the phone or by email

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You can get support from Ovacome through a variety of channels such as their email, or support line, online Ovarian cancer forum, online talks, and support groups. Ovacome, also provide support materials in different languages

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Go Girl

Helps to support women with gynaecological cancers, raise awareness of these diseases and campaign for earlier diagnostics and improved treatments

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Cancer Research UK

From symptoms through to diagnosis and treatment. Support is offered through their nurse helpline, Cancer Chat forum and information pages

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From an online community to Macmillan nurses; support is offered for the different stages of cancer

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Infertility and miscarriage support

Complete Fertility Group

Their infertility Support Group brings together anyone currently experiencing infertility who would like to meet with others, to share information and experiences and for mutual support and understanding

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Tommy’s Pregnancy Hub provides email support and access to resources; covering the different stages pregnancy, prep term support and baby loss. They also offer a support service for black and black mixed heritage women, which is staffed by midwives

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Offering a safe space for grief and some where to find support. Some people may be happy to talk, others might take comfort from quietly reading about others experiences, while some may prefer to meet face to face and share their experience. Sands, also offers support for family members and different cultural communities.

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Offering free of charge specialist counselling to anyone who has experienced pregnancy or baby loss.

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Miscarriage Association

Offers support and information through a helpline, live chat, online support and support groups to anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy

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Perimenopause or menopause support

Menopause Cafe

A charity that runs pop-up events, organised by volunteers in cafes and in workplaces, where people meet to talk about the menopause. Menopause Cafes are inclusive events, open to anyone interested in the menopause: all genders and all ages. The charity also hosts the world’s only Menopause Festival

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Violence against women and girls

Women's Aid

Help for all aspects of domestic abuse such as women’s housing and safety planning. Women's Aid, also offer a live chat service, email support and a supportive community

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If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse of any kind, Refuge is here to support. They offer refuges and support in the community. As well as culturally specific services

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Victim Support

Dedicated to helping anyone affected by crime – not just victims and witnesses, but friends, family and anyone else caught up in the aftermath.

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