Get Urgent help
If you need urgent help with your mental health, support is available
In an emergency:
- Contact your GP (General Practitioner). You can request an emergency appointment with them.
- Call your nearest NHS walk-in centre or go to A&E (Accident and Emergency) at your local hospital
Other crisis services you can contact:
- Open Door – Stockport residents can phone a 24/7 emotional support helpline on 0800 138 7276 – there is more information here.
- Samaritans – available 24/7 throughout the year, for confidential emotional support. Phone 116 123 or email email@example.com
- SANEline – support for those of us 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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. http://www.shiningalightonsuicide.org.uk/
- Man About A Dog Stockport – a project supporting anyone who is feeling suicidal or who has survived a suicide attempt. You can text or phone 07706 115 471
If you don’t feel in immediate danger but are frightened by thoughts, you could:
- Talk to someone you trust about how you’re feeling
- Read Mind’s information about suicidal feelings, which has tips and resources that you might find useful.