Western Morning News

Can you be a befriender?


TORBAY Community Helpline has put out an urgent appeal for specialist befriender­s to help those struggling with their mental health due to the rising number of callers since lockdown.

The helpline has received nearly 600 calls from people struggling with their mental health. A spokespers­on for the helpline said: “We are looking for volunteers who have time to offer a supportive, understand­ing and listening ear.”

Contact the Helpline on 01803 446022.

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