Emergency Help Contacts

To make an urgent appointment with the Out-of-hours GP call 111.
You can also get immediate psychological support at your local A & E.

Crisis Support Team
This single telephone number is available 24/7 if you need mental health advice and support.  It can be used for yourself as well as on behalf of family members.
Telephone:  0300 222 0123
Access for the hearing impaired:  0786 002 2819

Samaritans

Providing confidential emotional support 24 hours a day n the telephone or online
UK Helpline:  116 123
Free phone local number: 01227 457 777
Email: jo@samaritans.org

Mental Health Matters

Providing confidential emotional support 24 hours a day on the telephone and online
UK Helpline:  0800 107 0160
Call from mobiles:  0300 330 5486
Email:  timeonline@mentalhealthmatters.co.uk

Also access time online; an online instant messaging service staffed with a team of highly trained support workers who use counselling skills to provide appropriate emotional guidance and information.

Rethink
You can call the Rethink advice and information line Monday to Friday, 10am - 2pm for practical advice on:

  • different types of therapy and medication
  • benefits, debt, money issues
  • police, courts, prison
  • Your rights under the Mental Health Act

Call Rethink on 0300 5000 927 (calls are charged at your local rate).

Self-help therapies