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  • n. Plural form of helpline.


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  • I share your frustration of customer services so called helplines (not just DVLA, the lot of them) and the never ending lists of choices when all you actually want is to speak to a human being and explain you predicament, drives me crazy.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • The Health Service Executive (HSE) said more than 150 worried women have called helplines concerned about their treatment at maternity units and hospitals.

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  • Doctors from MDF The BiPolar Organisation have now reported that the number of young people calling helplines over the condition has doubled in the past six months, increasing from an average of 400 to 800 per day.

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

  • The cash will be targeted in four ways, assisting those with severe mental illness, boosting direct prevention strategies such as helplines, and focus on men and children.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Tamang said they could contact the "helplines" set up at Rangpo and Sevoke where "passes" would be issued.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • My friend Maggie suggests that you might want to check out these helplines and Web resources, so you can talk to someone who can help you sort stuff out:

    Boing Boing

  • Unlike many other toll-free helplines, "we're not a pharmaceutical company, and we're not collecting donations," Bright adds.

    Erin N. Marcus, M.D.: NCI Helpline: A Valuable, Underused Resource

  • A new watchdog should have the power to intervene and outlaw excessive fees;• Consumer helplines: it is unacceptable that people are charged "50p a minute just to complain";• Energy companies: the big energy firms should be broken up and transparent pricing introduced to enable proper competition.

    Ed Miliband calls for an end to Britain's 'rip-off consumer culture'

  • Elizabeth Clitheroe protested, she rang numbers and helplines that never responded, she wrote letters, she logged on to the EDF website and read her meter and kept on recording and phoning and emailing her meter readings, hoping to force a response from this impassive, cruel, exploitative company.

    Margaret Drabble | Trespassing

  • Explanations of post-traumatic stress disorder, indications of sexual abuse in children, helplines, support agencies, all kinds of information on what to do if the worst should turn out to have already happened.

    Shattered Reality « Tales from the Reading Room


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