If you are in crisis, feel you may harm yourself or need urgent support, use one of the options below to get help.
If you already use our service, call our 24/7 Helpline: 0300 1234 244.
The support line is run by trained mental health advisers. It is available 24 hours a day.
Calls from landlines cost up to 9p per minute. Calls from mobiles cost between 8p and 40p per minute.
A&E or emergency services
Go to your nearest A&E (accident and emergency) department or call 999 for emergency services.
Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Samaritans offer telephone emotional support and befriending in complete confidence. Available 24 hours a day.
SANE Mental Health helpline: 0845 767 8000
The Mental Health helpline offers emotional support and information to those experiencing mental health difficulties, their families and carers. Available 6pm-11pm, 7 days per week.
NHS 111 service: 111 (free from a landline or mobile)
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. Available 24 hours a day.
If you are worried about the safety of a child:
Call the NSPCC helpline : 0808 800 5000
If you are experiencing domestic violence :
Call the National Domestic Violence helpline: 0808 2000 247