Crisis Support

If you've already been given a crisis line number to use in an emergency, it's best to call it.

However, if you are unsure about who to call below are a few helpful contact details for people who can help. ( IF IT IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY CALL 999 )

116 123

Samaritans

Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

0800 58 58 58 

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

A helpline for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.

5pm to midnight, every day of the year

text SHOUT to 85258

SHOUT

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

111

Get advice from 111 or ask for an urgent GP appointment if:

  • you are not able to speak to your local NHS urgent mental health helpline

  • you need help urgently for your mental health, but it's not an emergency

  • you're not sure what to do

111 will tell you the right place to get help if you need to see someone urgently.