The Magicians – help and support

If you were affected by any of the issues covered in this week’s episode and would like some support, please visit one of the links below for guidance from dedicated charities and organisations.

Episode 11 – Remedial Battle Magic

The Samaritans

Maytree – a sanctuary for the suicidal 

NHS Choices – suicide

Turn2Me – e-mental health

Episode 13 – Have You Brought Me Little Cakes

Rape Crisis England and Wales

Victim Support

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

The Survivors Trust 

Assistance dogs

There are a number of accredited Assistance Dog organisations in the UK that help over 7000 disabled people with practical tasks as well as the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring.

They help with everything from safely crossing the road to getting clothes out of the washing machine. There are also dogs who can provide assistance for people with autism and those who need seizure alert, while Guide dogs help those who are blind or partially sighted and Hearing dogs help those with a hearing impairment.

Assistance dogs are trained to a very high standard. They need to behave well in public, have safe and reliable temperaments, have a clear health check, be fully toilet trained and wear a specific harness and coat.