Christmas can be tough. From PCRs and parties, to family disagreement and social pressures, there's a lot to deal with. And, whether it doesn’t live up to the hype TV ads create, or you feel alone in a busy room of friends and family, we know it can be hit-or-miss-mas (see what we did there?). 

 But, if you're struggling, remember our helpline and livechat are open from 5pm to midnight every day - including Christmas Day.

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Feeling the festive fear? 

If the festive season is feeling a bit much, we've got you. We asked our helpline staff for some tips and advice on dealing with some common seasonal stresses. Here's what they had to say...

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2021 has been a year and a 'alf . . .

Everyone's been flexing their end of year stats. Some impressive. Some not so much. But we're not here to judge. 
It's been one hell of a year, so we thought we'd chuck some of our life-saving numbers into the mix.
CALM's 2021 Numbers

Support CALM This December

Wanna spread some festive cheer? Or fed up of the whole shebang? We've put together some ways you can support CALM this Christmas. Take a look, and help us to continue to help everyone who needs us, no matter what. 

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Share your Stay story

We’re asking you to share your stories of hope. We know it isn’t easy. But we want to show anyone who’s struggling that there’s always hope. Share your story and show why do you continue to #Stay.
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Share your experiences

If you’ve ever seen, posted, or engaged with self-harm or suicide content online we’re asking you to share your experiences with Samaritans. This research will help to make the internet a safer place for everyone.

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Just £8 will answer a potentially life-saving call, so if you want to help support our life-saving services why not do something you love to raise some cash for our services? From burping the national anthem to fund-raving, have a bit of fun and do whatever tickles your pickle. 

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We're on your side

If you're struggling, remember CALM are here every single day. Whatever it is that's weighing on your mind, you can talk to us. No matter who you are or what you're going through, our helpline is here for you. 

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Supporters of the month 

Stellar effort from Ollie and Ben, who’ve been doing a different exercise every day for a whole year! 

Rolling up their sleeves, Vadrada Streams will be gaming for CALM over the festive period. 

Joe and Lauren have earned their Christmas dinner – running every day until the 25th. 

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