Reform Radio will be closed from Friday 24th December and we will be back on Tuesday 4th January. However Reform’s airwaves will continue to be filled with amazing shows created by our lovely residents.
The winter season can be a particularly difficult and isolating time for many. We would like to offer a resource list to countless organisations that are available to help you while our staff are on their winter break.
Here are the links to websites and numbers to contact in case of emergency:
Text SHOUT to 85258 (UK-wide), a 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope (people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support).
If you’re struggling mentally or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day).
If you’re under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or concerned about a young person who might be struggling, you can call Papyrus HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141. Their availability is 10am-10pm on weekdays, 2pm-10pm on weekends, and 2pm–10pm on bank holidays), email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 07786 209 697.
If you’re a student, you can look on the Nightline website to see if your university or college offers a night-time listening service. All Nightline phone operators are students.
The Switchboard is aimed at those that identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Call on 0300 330 0630 (10am–10pm every day), email email@example.com or use their webchat service. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+.
Befrienders Worldwide is an international helpline with volunteers and members from all around the world. By heading to their website, you can find the correct support helpline for the country you are living in.