Urgent help

If you are in crisis, feel you may harm yourself or need urgent support, use one of the options below to get help.

24/7 Helpline

If you already use our service, call our 24/7 Helpline: 0300 1234 244.

The support line is run by trained mental health advisers. It is available 24 hours a day.

Calls from landlines cost up to 9p per minute. Calls from mobiles cost between 8p and 40p per minute.

Find out about call charges

A&E or emergency services

Go to your nearest A&E (accident and emergency) department or call 999 for emergency services.

Other helplines

Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 or email jo@samaritans.org
The Samaritans offer telephone emotional support and befriending in complete confidence. Available 24 hours a day.

SANE Mental Health helpline: 0845 767 8000
The Mental Health helpline offers emotional support and information to those experiencing mental health difficulties, their families and carers. Available 6pm-11pm, 7 days per week.

NHS 111 service: 111 (free from a landline or mobile)
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. Available 24 hours a day.

Child safety

If you are worried about the safety of a child:
Call the NSPCC helpline : 0808 800 5000

Domestic violence

If you are experiencing domestic violence :
Call the National Domestic Violence helpline:  0808 2000 247