In Crisis?

If it is an emergency or you are in a state of crisis, please call 999, 111 or The Samaritans.  Here are some support numbers to help you.

  • Emergency Services– if you are in need of urgent medical help please contact 999 or attend your local Accident and Emergency department.
  • Find your local NHS Mental Health Crisis Line: Click Here
  • Samaritans– support for anyone feeling down, experiencing distress or struggling to cope. Visit their website or call their 24 hour hotline on 116123.
  • Shout – UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere just Text SHOUT to 85258  and if you are deaf text DEAF to 85258 [Visit Shout]
  • Beat – support for disordered eating [Visit Beat]
  • LGBTQ+ – support for the LGBTQ+ community
  • Alcoholics Anonymous – support for alcohol dependency [Visit Alcoholics Anonymous]
  • Al Anon – support for families of alcoholics [Visit Al Anon]
  • Frank – support for drug dependency [Visit Frank]
  • ChildLine– a free, private and confidential 24 hour service for under 19’s, to talk through any issue they’re going through. Talk on the phone, online using their 1-2-1 counsellor chat or send them a message on their website. Visit their website or call them on 0800 1111. [Visit Childline]
  • YoungMinds ‘Crisis Messenger’ – urgent support for young people experiencing a mental health crisis. Text ‘YM’ 85258 for help. [Visit YoundMinds]
  • Papyrus– confidential, crisis support for suicidal young people. For help and suicide prevention advice (9am – midnight daily) call 0800 068 4141, text 07860039967 or email [email protected]. [Visit Papyrus]
  • Kooth– free, safe and anonymous 24/7 online support for young people. Visit their website