If you still feel unsure about contacting me but feel you need help right now or you may harm yourself or someone else, please contact the Samaritans on 116 123 which is free to call from within the UK and Ireland.

If you are a child who feels at risk then you can also contact ChildLine on 0800 1111 which is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK.

There is also a Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge 0808 2000 247.

Please don’t suffer in silence – please ask for the help you need.