The Jewish Helpline (Miyad) was set up 25 years ago after a young woman with a little
boy, living in Hendon, committed suicide. Various people wondered whether she could
have been helped if there had been someone for her to turn to. Out of this tragedy,
The Jewish Helpline (Miyad) was born.
We are immensely proud of the service we provide to people across the Jewish community
who are in crises. We provide a lifeline to those who are feeling lonely, anxious,
depressed or suicidal. We are open from 12 noon to 12 midnight every day except
Shabbat and Yom Tovim.