Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer.It provides practical, medical and financial support and pushes for better cancer care.
We fund research on all aspects of cancer from its causes to treatment and prevention.
We are committed to producing high quality information for people affected by cancer, health professionals and the general public. Nurse freephone helpline: 08, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Admin phone number: 020 7242 0200 Cancer Chat is our online forum where you can share experiences.
If you're not sure of who to reach out to in your community, some of the contacts below could help. And if you're finding it really difficult to stay alive, we suggest taking a look at the crisis resources –they includes some UK National 24 hour services that are always available. This page is intended as a self-help tool and is not intended as a substitute for professional services.
We hope that you have strength to continue taking steps towards finding help. Please seek help from a crisis service, doctor or mental health service if you are thinking about suicide.
Prevention of young suicide, for under 35s HOPELine UK is a national confidential support service for any young people (under 35) at risk of suicide, or anyone worried about a young person at risk of suicide.