Supporting men through difficulties in their mental and physical ill health, ultimately to prevent suicide.

Chat and Connect Mental Health Support for Men

In response to COVID-19 ManHealth have been funded to offer a confidential free support and information service to men in County Durham and Darlington who are struggling with their mental health. Men are able to talk in confidence with our trained male facilitators. The service operates 7 days a week from 6-10pm.

Read the Chat and Connect terms.

Health Professional? Make a referral.

Unfortunately, we can't currently take referrals from friends or family members. If you are worried about a loved one you can contact Crisis Support.

Whatever you're going through, you can ​contact the Samaritans​ for free any time, from any phone on 116 123. They are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Contact Samaritans.

Calm's Helpline and WebChat service is open 5pm – midnight, 365 days a year.

This project is being supported by the Bishop Auckland & Shildon AAP and The Gaunless Gateway Big Local Partnership.


Phone: 116 123.

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