Get Urgent help


Stockport citizens are now able to access our new helpline, Open Door, by calling 800 138 7276. The helpline provides immediate 24/7 mental health crisis support and also tailored support via telephone and video.

Urgent HelpPhone800 138 7276
Services – Mental health
DownloadsOpen Door Leaflet (pdf)

If you need urgent help with your mental health, below are some places you can contact in an emergency.

  • Contact your GP’s (General Practitioner) surgery. You can request an emergency appointment with your GP.
  • Go to an NHS walk-in centre or A&E (Accident and Emergency) department at your local hospital.

There are other services out there who can offer support to you in a crisis.

  • Samaritans – available 24/7 throughout the year, for confidential emotional support. Phone 116 123 or email 
  • SANEline – support for people with mental health problems (aged 16+), their families and Carers, through telephone and online support. They’re available 4.30pm-10.30pm daily on 0300 304 7000 or 
  • Shining a Light on Suicide – Support for people who are feeling suicidal, those concerned that someone they know might be thinking of suicide, and people bereaved by suicide.