There is the passage of ‘The Good Samaritan’, which tells of a wandering traveller who offered to help a troubled man on the road when others did not. The name-sake charity upholds this message, that when you feel like there is no way forward there will always be someone willing to help.
They’ve been operating for over 60 years. In that time, they’ve earnt an impressive name for themselves. They have a host of famous patrons, including Stephen Fry who “can’t emphasise enough the importance of Samaritans, who 60 years on, continue to provide incredibly valuable support to people, at a time when they most need it.”
They are represented in over 200 branches across the country and are at the end of the phone across the clock, every day of the year. Samaritans believe that if you’re given the opportunity to talk your problems through with someone, you can find a way to tackle them. Samaritans are that ‘someone’
Their impartial and confidential advice is valued by over 5 million people every year. They are expertly trained. They put aside any personal beliefs to put your needs first. They do not label, diagnose or judge.
Their service is available to absolutely everyone and anyone. They can help you to understand your problems better, guide you through your options or even just be someone there to listen.
You can contact them directly through their website www.samaritans.org