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Crisis Text Service for Deaf people

85258 (Text DEAF to 85258)

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SignHealth, Shout and Crisis Text Line run a text-based service for Deaf people. If you text DEAF to 85258 a trained crisis volunteer will respond and reflect on what you’ve said. They will invite you to share the information you feel comfortable with.

The crisis volunteer will help you sort through your feelings, supporting you until you feel more calm and safe. You can get help with urgent issues such as suicidal thoughts, abuse or assault, self-harm, bullying or relationship issues.

It’s free to text from major UK mobile networks. Find out more on the SignHealth website.

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