Dear Helpline service users, please be aware that if you left a voicemail on Friday March 23 that it may not have been received due to technical issues. Our IT service provider had hosting issues today that have affected delivery of voicemails. We are told that most voicemails left on Friday March 23 have been lost. Please do call the Helpline again to speak to a counsellor. The voicemail issue is now resolved. We apologise if this has affected you and thank you for your understanding. – Helpline Management

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