Christmas helpline & webchat hours

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Our helpline and webchat opening times over the Christmas period.

After a busy 2023, our amazing team of helpline service volunteers will be taking a well-deserved break over Christmas. Here are the opening hours for our Helpline & Webchat over that period: 

Wednesday 20th December: Open 10am-2pm and 4-8pm 
Thursday 21st: Open 10am-2pm and 4-8pm 
Friday 22nd: Closed
Monday 25th: Closed
Tuesday 26th: Closed
Wednesday 27th: Closed
Thursday 28th: Closed
Friday 29th: Closed
Monday 1st January: Closed
Tuesday 2nd: Closed
Wednesday 3rd: Open between 10am-2pm and 4-8pm. 

If you send an email to we will answer it as soon as we can after we return on the 3rd January.

Really need to talk?

Here are some alternative helplines you can try when we're closed:

  • Samaritans: You can talk to someone, anytime of the day or night and they'll listen. Call 116 123 or email 
  • The Mix: Support service for young people. Use the webchat on their site or call 0808 808 4994. 
  • CALM: The Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men and boys hitting crisis or feeling down. Confidential, anonymous, free. Phone: 0800 58 58 58 or see their site for their webchat.

From everyone here at STAMMA, have a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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