If you are concerned about immediate risk of harm, to yourself or someone else, call 999 immediately.

If you feel unsafe and need immediate help, visit your nearest Accident and Emergency Department where the on-call psychiatric team will be able to help you.

If in crisis, please ring your local crisis team.  If you don't have their number, please see the link below for the NHS urgent mental health helpline:


If in crisis or needing emotional support, call Samaritans free on 116 123 https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan

If you are able to keep yourself safe but still need urgent support, contact NHS 111 and contact your GP and request an emergency appointment.

Please click the link below for more help for those in crisis and additional resources from MIND https://www.mind.org.uk/need-urgent-help/

Other Support:

Saneline - Out of hours mental health helpline. Ring 0300 304 7000.  Open 4pm-10pm every day: https://www.sane.org.uk/how-we-help/emotional-support/saneline-services

Young Minds - supporting young people under 25 and their parents: https://www.youngminds.org.uk/

MIND - Information and support around mental health:                          https://www.mind.org.uk/donate/tttd-2023/?msclkid=f7c0cd2ea37f149f5138aef013ec0022&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Donation%20Appeal%20-%20Branded%20-%20Bing%20-%20Paid&utm_term=mind&utm_content=Branded%3A%20TTTD%202023

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