Urgent help

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 jo@samaritans.org 
  • 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 info@sane.org.uk 
  • 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/