We do not have caller ID on our telephones.
If it makes you tallk comfortable, you can choose to be anonymous, what it means is you don't even have to give your name when you call. Whatever your situation, we will treat your feelings and your story with respect.
Others may be frightened, angry, sad, lonely or depressed. Confidentiality The Befrienders offer absolute confidentiality. Befriending is non-judgmental, confidential support that allows the caller to express talo or her fears, worries and feelings to someone who has the time to listen.
We are always here to listen. Callers talk to us about their families, their jobs, their personal relationships, money problems, sickness, depression and school concerns. We are actively pursuing our ambition of providing a 24 hour service.
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Nothing that our callers say or write to us ever goes beyond the centre - whatever the circumstances, age of the caller or state of mind. Some callers are suicidal, but many are not.
Find out more about peer support on the Mind website try the 6 ways to feel happierwhich are simple lifestyle changes to help you feel more simeone control and able to cope. We're here to listen to whatever you need to say. Do you need someone to talk to?
You will always have the right to make your own decisions, including the right to end the phone call and ultimately even the decision to take your own life. You can also send us an at pat befpen.
witg Our Services The Befrienders Penang came into existence in the year If you are feeling like you have no one else to turnt to or if you just need a safe place to talk, please call us. People call us for many reasons.
Things somwone can try to help with loneliness Do try talking about your feelings to a friend, family member, health professional or counsellor. You could also contact Samaritanscall: or : jo samaritans. Everything you tell us is confidential within our centre.
I need someone to talk to about my problems – but where do i turn?
You need not be alone. There are no exceptions to this rule unless you the caller gives us permission to do so depending on the situation.
The service started with a small group of 12 volunteers offering a three hour service on weekdays. We offer this service in a of ways: A telephone hotline service every day of the year befriending. The service that we offer is called Befriending.