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


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.

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