If you or a loved one are experiencing an extreme mental health crisis and may be at risk of harm contact:
- In an emergency call 999
- Your/Their GP
- Nearest NHS Walk-In Centre
- A&E (closest is Stepping Hill Hospital)
- The Samaritans on 116 123
- The NHS on 111 for urgent mental health advice
Other Useful Contacts (A-Z);
0161 217 6029. Open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm
03444 775 774. Text Support 07537 416 905. Open Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm
Helpline 0800 585858 or livechat. Available 5pm – Midnight 365 days a year.
Expert information, advice and support for unpaid carers.
- Telephone: 020 7378 4999
- Website: Help & Advice
Provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on health and social care, debt, housing and anti-social behaviour.
Phoneline 0808 278 7863. Out of hours phoneline or SMS service 0161 850 5053.
Provides information and signposting on any mental health issues open 9am – 6pm (except Bank Holidays)
- Infoline: 0300 123 3393
- Email: [email protected]
- Post: Mind Infoline, PO Box 75225, London, E15 9FS
Emotional and mental health support helpline for anyone identifying as transgender, non-binary, genderfluid. Support is also offered to =support family members, friends, colleagues and carers.
- 0300 330 5468 – Open Friday evenings 8pm -11pm
Help and advice for adults concerned about a child.
- Telephone: 0808 800 5000
- Confidential text service (for those aged 18 or under): 0800 1111
Open 7 days a week for people in mental health crisis from 10am- 5.30pm on weekdays and 12pm – 5pm weekends. 72 – 74 Prince’s St, SK1 1RJ.
- 24/7 Helpline: 0800 138 7626
Dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing for people under the age of 35. Open 9am – midnight every day.
- HOPELINE: 0800 068 4141
- Text: 07860 039967
- Email: [email protected]
Pennine provides a range of mental health, learning disability and autism services and a drug and alcohol service in Stockport.
- 24/7 Helpline: 0800 014 9995
Providing support to anyone affected by mental illness.
- Telephone: 0300 304 7000 (open 4pm – 10pm 365 days a year)
Providing a range of support such as talking therapies for people living with mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, panic or sleep related problems. Open 9am – 5pm weekdays.
A free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
- Text SHOUT to 85258
Offers support and advice for women, men and children affected by domestic abuse. Lines staffed Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4.30pm (answerphone service is available outside these hours).
- Telephone: 0161 477 4294
A free 24/7 confidential telephone service providing support, friendship and conversation for older people.
- Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90
The Women’s Centre supports, empowers and educates women to improve their wellbeing and physical and mental health, enabling them to have improved life chances for themselves and their families.
- Telephone: 0161 355 4455
Offering three different services to parents and carers who are concerned about their child’s mental health, up to the age of 25.
- Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 open 9.30am – 4pm
- Parents webchat and email service available 9.30pm – 4pm Monday to Friday
Young peoples text service which provides free, 24/7 text support for young people across the UK experiencing a mental health crisis.
- Text YM to 85258
There is lots of other Stockport-based services available, which you could find out about from your GP, or the Stockport Local pages on the Stockport Council website.