Mental Wellbeing Support for Young People over the Festive Season

Mental wellbeing helpline information and online support over the festive season.

Getting Help Line -

0161 464 3679

The Getting Help Line offering low level emotional help, advice and signposting for Bury residents of all ages, will be open as follows over the Christmas period:

  • Friday 24 December – 8am – 8pm
  • Saturday 25th December – 10am–4pm
  • Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th December – 10am – 4pm
  • Wednesday 29th – Friday 31st December – 8am – 8pm
  • Saturday 1st January – 10am – 4pm
  • Monday 3rd January – 10am - 4pm

Kooth -

Kooth is online every day over the Christmas period, including Christmas Day, providing wellbeing support to young people. 

Chat Availability Dates and Times:


The Samaritans helpline is open 24hrs a day every day – 116 123 or text SHOUT to 85258.   

Childline can be contacted online and on the phone 0800 1111 any time.  

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