Information & Support on Holby City’s Bipolar Storyline

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If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in the episode of Holby City that aired on 02/12/2014, the following organisations may be able to help.

Camilla Arfwedson as Zosia March ©BBC

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK supports individuals, their families and carers affected by bipolar, providing information and support groups.

Phone: 0333 323 3880

Visit the Bipolar UK website

Bipolar Scotland

Bipolar Scotland provides information, support and advice for people affected by bipolar disorder.

Phone: 0141 560 2050

Visit the Bipolar Scotland website

Mind

Mind provides advice and support on a range of topics including types of mental health problem, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales.

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am – 6pm)

Visit the Mind website

Samaritans

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.

Phone: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Visit the Samaritans website

Breathing Space

Breathing Space offers a confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

Phone: 0800 83 85 87 (Mon-Thu 6pm-2am, weekends 24 hours).

A BSL service is also available via the website.

Visit the Breathing Space website

Community Advice & Listening Line

Community Advice & Listening Line offers emotional support and information on mental health and related matters to people in Wales.

Phone: 0800 132 737 (24/7) or text “help” to 81066

Visit the Community Advice & Listening Line website

Aware

Aware works to educate and provide support to people on the illness of depression, living in Northern Ireland.

Visit the Aware website

Lifeline

Lifeline provides support to people suffering distress or despair in Northern Ireland, regardless of age or district.

Phone: 0808 808 8000 (24 hours a day)

Visit the Lifeline website

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