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THE Portstmouth branch of the Samaritans will be out in force next week giving support to people.

Next Wednesday is Samaritans’ National Awareness Day.

It’s a chance for everyone to talk to a volunteer and find out more about the Samaritans.

Last year, 90 volunteers from Portsmouth Samaritans answered 38,000 calls for help.

A stall from the Portsmouth branch will be in Commercial Road, opposite Debenhams.

Samaritans volunteers are available round the clock every single day of the year to support people.

Call 08457 90 90 90, email or phone the Portsmouth branch on (023) 9269 1313.

Alternatively visit the website at