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Suicide prevention and mental health support contacts

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Whether you need support for your own mental health, or know someone who does, this is a dedicated space providing suicide prevention and mental health support contacts for those who need it.

Contacts for groups offering face to face support

The Night Light Cafes provide free non-clinical mental health support. This is an out of hours service led by teams of trained volunteer who offer a listening service alongside signposting advice. The Night Light Cafes exists to ensure that support is available for people who are at risk of experiencing a mental health crisis.

If you would like to attend one of the Nightlight Cafes, please call or text 0300 011 1200 or drop a message on social media @NightLightCafeLincoln


Mondays and Wednesdays - 7pm to 10pm

Overboard Church, 4C Centre, High Street, LN12 1AX

Bailgate, Lincoln

Wednesdays - 4pm to 11pm

Bailgate Methodist Church, Bailgate, LN1 3AR

Birchwood, Lincoln

Fridays - 4pm to 8pm

Energize Youth Centre, Larchwood Crescent, LN6 0NA

Boultham, Lincoln

Thursdays - 4pm to 11pm

Boultham Breakthrough Ctr, Boultham Park Rd, LN6 7ST


Mondays and Wednesdays - 6pm to 9pm

Don't Lose Hope, 4 North Street, PE10 9EA

Ermine, Lincoln

Mondays - 4pm to 8pm

St John the Baptist Church, Sudbrooke Drive, Ermine, LN2 2EF


Mondays - 6pm to 9pm

Connexions, 100 Church Street (opposite Parish Church)

and Thursday 6pm-9pm at Riverside Training, Market Street (above the post office).


Wednesdays and Thursdays - 5pm - 8pm

South Lincs Blind Society, BHive, 11A Finkin St. NG31 6QZ

Long Sutton

Wednesdays and Thursdays - 6pm to 9pm

CPSL Mind, St Mary's Church, Market Place, PE12 9JE


Wednesday - 4pm to 7pm and Thursdays - 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Trinity Centre, Eastgate, LN11 8DJ


Mondays and Thursdays - 4pm to 7pm

Tonic Health, 6 Broadgate House, Westlode St, PE11 2AF

St Giles, Lincoln

Tuesdays - 4pm to 8pm

Methodist Church, Addison Drive, LN2 4LH

Portland Street, Lincoln

Mondays - 8pm to 11pm

Bridge Central, Portland Street, LN5 7NN


Saturdays - 8pm to 11pm

The Salt house, Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY

Bracebridge Heath

Fortnightly on Sundays - 6pm to 9pm

St John the Evangelist Church, Bracebridge Heath LN4 2LD


Mondays and Wednesdays - 4pm to 7pm

Tonic Health Holbeach Hub, Boston Rd South PE12 7LR


Thursdays 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Trinity Centre, The Wong Day Centre, LN9 6EB

Market Rasen

Mondays - 6pm to 9pm

New Life Church, Serpentine Street, Market Rasen, LN8 3AR


Wednesdays and Fridays 5pm - 8pm

Community Connector, Skegness Day Centre Algitha Road Day Service, 40 Algitha Road, Skegness, PE25 2AJ


Tuesdays 4pm - 7pm

The Source, Southgate, NG34 7RY


Wednesdays and Fridays - 5pm to 8pm

New Life Centre, Church Street, PE23 5DU


Mondays and Thursdays - 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Mindspace 39 Broad Street, PE9 1PX

Bro Pro UK is a safe place for men to meet socialise & talk. They meet across 6 locations and encourage peer to peer support through lived experiences as well as access to counselling therapy and signposting into a range of wellbeing services. It’s OK not to Be OK! We want to encourage men to step out speak up and say how they are really feeling.

If you would like to attend one of the sessions, please WhatsApp 07939092585 or drop a message on Facebook @brotherhoodprojectuk


(Fortnightly) 7-9pm

The Storehouse Alford

WhatsApp 07939092585 to book


(Fortnightly) 7-9pm

Louth Trinity Centre

WhatsApp 07939092585 to book


(Fortnightly) 7-9pm

New Life Centre, Spilsby

WhatsApp 07939092585 to book


(Fortnightly) 12-2pm

The Storehouse Skegness

WhatsApp 07939092585 to book


(Fornightly) 10am

The Dunes Complex

WhatsApp 07939092585 to book


(Monthly) 1pm

At various locations

WhatsApp 07939092585 to book

Walking group to support men with their mental health. Walks available nationwide.

If you would like to attend one of the sessions, please contact them on 0177 709 650

For more information, please see here

BEAM café (Building Engagement Around Mental health) offers a non-clinical, safe space for anyone in the community who is experiencing challenges with their mental health and wellbeing, who could benefit from a listening ear, peer support and links to other support mechanisms and services. Café runs:

Mondays - 1 to 3pm at The Black Sluice, South Forty Foot Bank, Black Sluice Lock Cottages, London Rd, Boston PE21 7RA

Tuesday - 12 to 3pm at Centenary Church, home of Boston Wellbeing Hub, Red Lion St, Boston PE21 6NY

Wednesday - 4 to 7pm at Centenary Church

Friday - 6 to 8pm at Centenary Church (in partnership with Night Light café)

To book or for more information please call or text Heidi Freeman, Community Connector on 07833 786816.

BEAMing Wellbeing sessions help people to explore and learn useful tips and techniques to support their wellbeing. These include mindful arts and crafts, mindful movement, breath work and overall relaxation to help reduce stress, calm anxiety, and promote selfcare. Sessions run:

Mondays - 12 to 1pm – Arts and crafts from The Black Sluice

Thursdays - 11 to 12pm – mixture of arts/crafts, meditation, mindful movement from The Black Sluice

For further information, call or text Heidi Freeman on 07833 786 816.

Shawmind provides early intervention mental health support and signposting to school children and adults in the community. Their Breathe Cafés are spaces for real conversations, where people can drop-in to access resources on mental health and wellbeing, signposting to mental health services and talk to their network of volunteers.

For more information, please see here

Renew Café provides a safe and secure peer mental health support group. People can come and meet other likeminded people and support one and other. The group reduces social isolation and promotes positive mental health. The group go out on day trips watch films, play games and listen to music. The group is very relaxed and is open 7 days per week.

For more information, please see here

Team Talk is Lincoln City Foundation's mental health programme for people aged over 16. These provide safe spaces and physical activity sessions to help break down the barriers that prevent people asking for help, whilst also offering a network of social support

To book or for more information please call 07305 095690 or email

ANDYSMANCLUB has over 100 free support groups nationwide, running every Monday from 7PM except bank holidays. In these groups, men can open up about the storms affecting their lives in a safe, judgement-free and non-clinical environment. Our clubs are designed to be free of pressure, there is no obligation for men to speak, they can simply listen if they wish.

There is no need to book for this group.

For more information, please see here

Louth Wellbeing Hub aim is to provide peer support through different groups that are volunteered led:

  • LGBTQ Support Group Mondays 7 – 8.30
  • Safe Place Drop in Café Tuesday and Thursdays from 09.30 – 11.30
  • Brotherhood Project on a Tuesday from 7pm
  • Peer Support Groups on a Wednesday from 10am

Please call the Trinity Centre for more information: 01507 605803

ARE YOU AFFECTED BY SUICIDE? Tempus is an empowering and hopeful group to support you on your journey. There will be no pressure to share or sit around in a circle! The focus is on community and friendship, strength and sharing, with a space to celebrate the lives of those lost too.

The group runs every second Tuesday of the month between 5pm - 7pm at Art Ninja HQ (Queens Park Community Hub on South Park, Lincoln LN5 8EW)

Please call 07802 478515 for more information

LRSN provides personalised emotional and practical support to farming and rural people during periods of anxiety, stress and change. Services offered include: a dedicated and confidential helpline, personalised 1:1 case work with farmers and their families, localised peer support networks, regular health screening clinics and access to free online resources including suicide prevention training.

Phone (open 8am-8pm) - 0800 138 1710

For more information, please see here

Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 2:30pm, Mint Lane Café, Lincoln

How are you, Lincolnshire? (H.A.Y) is an online directory of support services and activity groups across Lincolnshire. Whether you're diving into a new hobby, embracing exciting activities, eager to meet new people, volunteer for a cause close to your heart, or get active and healthy – we've got you covered!

Explore local groups and services near you by visiting

Contacts for groups offering online or over the phone support

Free 24/7 crisis helpline. Advice if you’re worried about someone. Suicide prevention specialists.

Online web chat -

24/7 phone line - 116123

Email -

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Mind have a helpline for anyone needing support plus local branches to give support directly to those who need it the most

Phone (9am-6pm Monday-Friday, excluding bank holidays) - 0300 123 3393

For more information, please see here

Services to help improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. Support includes; messaging service, helpline, resources, text support, email support.

Phone - 0203 805 1790

For more information, please see here

CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably are taking a stand against suicide. 125 lives are lost every week to suicide. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. The charity exists to change this. CALM do it by provoking conversation, running life-saving services, and bringing people together so they reject living miserably, get help when they need it and don’t die by suicide.

Phone (5pm-midnight) - 0800 58 58 58

For more information, and to access an online webchat please see here

Mental health support and suicide prevention.

24/7 helpline - 0300 365 0019

For more information, please see here

If you’re worried about your mental health or experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the Lincolnshire Mental Health Helpline.

24/7 helpline - 0800 001 4331

For more information, please see here

Unlock Your You supports the UK through a national helpline Monday to Sunday, whilst supporting local towns through local lines such as Newark on their own local line. Their volunteers are trained with accredited mental health and physical health training to support their community if any call requires a face to face response or advice on bettering their wellbeing/mental health.

Phone (7am-12am) - 0800 994 9116

For more information, please see here

LRSN provides personalised emotional and practical support to farming and rural people during periods of anxiety, stress and change. Services offered include: a dedicated and confidential helpline, personalised 1:1 case work with farmers and their families, localised peer support networks, regular health screening clinics and access to free online resources including suicide prevention training.

Phone (open 8am-8pm) - 0800 138 1710

For more information, please see here

A team of wellbeing workers and practitioners who offer FREE one to one and group support to North East Lincolnshire residents aged 18+.

Please see below for more information:

Support for young people and families

Free helpline, 1-2-1 counsellor online chat and email support.

Phone - 0800 1111

Meeting the needs and overcoming isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

Phone - 0115 944 1117

Advice and support for young people, parents and professionals. Young people’s text service. Parent’s helpline and webchat.

Phone - 020 7089 5050

Prevention of young suicide and promotion of positive mental health. Free helpline. Help and advice.

HopelineUK - 0800 068 4141

The advice line offers support for young people’s emotional wellbeing and mental health. It is available to children, young people, parents, carers and professionals in Lincolnshire.

24/7 helpline - 0800 2346342

Compass GO… provides low intensity one-to-one interventions (approx. 6-8 sessions based on individual need) to children and young people aged 5-19 with mild-to-moderate emotional health and mental health wellbeing needs.

Please here for more information:

Or call 01472 494250 (Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-4.30pm)

07394 564500 or connectNEL 01472 403403

17a Wooton Road, Grimsby, DN33 1HE


Additional support and advice

Citizens Advice provides support and impartial advice to help people resolve their problems. They can offer financial support and advise on various problems, including health, immigration, legal issues and relationships.

Visit the Citizens Advice South Lincolnshire website for more information.

Call them on 08018 278 7996 (Monday to Friday - 10 am to 4 pm)

Find out how to Webchat or email.

In the past we've supported many groups and charities through our Community Champions scheme that provide first response for anyone who is feeling suicidal or has ill mental health.

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