few folks have written in to request help from us on many issues... and
of course - we do try to help. The critical point though is that we must
all try to help each other. Many of us have grown cynical and lost our
way in understanding that humankind's greatest asset is the ability to
pull our entire species onto a path of improvement through our mutual spirit
and common goal to survive and prosper.
the sights and sounds you will ever see, there is nothing more heart-wrenching
nor chilling than the distinctive scream or vision of a single person lost
in their fears and misery without someone in the world to hold them
and love them in their darkest terror.
in London. If anyone else out there needs help now, I have looked up some
contact points and numbers and printed them over on the right there.
never give up. Whatever the problem - be certain that I am here praying
for you and wishing you the strength and courage to win through your crisis.
do it. I know you can!
If I can say anything now to help you get through this day or
this night - it will be this: -
you are going through now, let it become your driving force to make things
right for others. Your anguish, your despair, your pain at injustice
and the ignorance of others (or yourself) will become a ladder you will
climb. When you reach it's top - as you will - cast no thought of revenge
- but empower yourself to aid others from your hard-learnt experience and
is not about 'easy' - it is about overcoming all issues and problems and
keeping your love and spirit intact as you do so. Should you doubt my words
- know that wherever you go... I have been there!
here - flesh and blood and humble. Weak in body from my own struggle in
life - but I never forget where I have been - nor will I ever take life
for granted again. It is the ultimate experience and one so full of possibilities
once you are prepared to live it!
are confidential services)
Services: 999 free calls - any phone box - for police, fire, medical,
Rape Crisis Centre : 0171 837 1600
confidential rape counselling)
Women's Aid: 0171 392 2092
women subjected to domestic violence)
0171 734 2800 (for people with urgent emotional problems)
Support: 0171 735 9166 (for victims of crime)
Anonymous: 0171 730 0009 (for drug addicted people)
Anonymous: 0171 352 3001 (for alcoholics)
Anonymous: 0171 384 3040 (for obsessive gamblers)
Higgins Trust: 0171 831 0330
victims and their loved ones and friends)
0800 1111 or 0171 239 1000
children & young people in trouble or danger)
& Sexual Abuse Centre: 0181 239 1122 (support and advice)
Ask: 0171 628 3380
for homeless and under 35 year olds but will help most people with a personal
Helpline: 0800 567 123 (For AIDS victims - 10 languages)
International UK : 0171 814 6200
for people seeking aslyum)
: 0171 729 9904 or 0171 603 8654 after hours
legal advice for anyone arrested by police)
: 0181 519 2122 info line (mental health charity) -
advises on sectioning or maltreatement of mentally ill)
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in clearer text.