Many migrant workers and international students can become isolated from family and friends when they first arrive in the UK. Some find it hard to adapt or become depressed. Most do not know where to turn to for help.
Samaritans have been providing a vital lifeline for millions of people since 1953.
Samaritans offer confidential non-judgemental emotional support 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Whatever you’re going through, whether it’s big or small, don’t bottle it up. We are here for you if you’re worried about something, feel upset or confused, or just want to talk to someone.
They also provide foreign language speaking volunteers upon request.
Volunteers offer support by responding to phone calls, emails and letters. Alternatively people can drop in to a branch to have a face to face meeting.
Across the UK you can call Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 for the price of a local call. In the Republic of Ireland call 1850 60 90 90.