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Are The Samaritans (crisis line) free? (bringing up from another post)


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#1 confused

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 12:58 PM

Alien asked in a post if the Samaritans services are free.  I'm in the US and I don't know.  


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#2 Alien.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:08 PM

On their website, it says no, so I'm just gonna stay in chat for now. I've calmed down a bit. If it  (suicidalness) gets really bad again I'll call.

 

Thank you for your help


Edited by Alien., 17 February 2013 - 01:09 PM.


#3 Ptolomy

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:09 PM

According to this page http://www.samaritan...es-it-cost-call, it's 1.021p an evening/weekend minute, and 4.032p plus a 12.5p connection charge for weekdays.



#4 confused

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:09 PM

I'm glad you'll call if it gets worse


Edited by confused, 17 February 2013 - 01:10 PM.

schizoaffective bipolar type, social anxiety, depersonalization disorder
abilify, lamictal, lexapro, wellbutrin, seroquel

 

The world is a comedy to those that think; a tragedy to those that feel.

Horace Walpole

 

http://psychcentral....isorder/0001564

 

Don't believe everything you read on the internet, including me. 

I am not a mental health care professional, please seek out a professional's advice.

 


#5 saveyoursanity

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:56 PM

You can also email, I believe.


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#6 helenllama

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:58 PM

If you have a look at the saynoto0870 website it brings up lots of geographical numbers which will be free to call. 

 

Also if you are in Scotland there is also Breathing Space which is an 0800 number. (0800 838587)

 

Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide) also has an 0800 number.  (0800 0684141)

 

And as SYS says if you email they will get back to you within 24 hours. 


Edited by helenllama, 17 February 2013 - 05:05 PM.

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