If In Crisis
If you feel suicidal or feel like harming yourself or other people:
- Call 999
- Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E).
- You can search for your local department through the NHS Choices website
For non-emergency situations:
- Visit your GP
- Call NHS 111 (NHS Direct) – open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- They can tell you about your local crisis support services or your nearest A&E.
- Tel: 111
- Web: nhsdirect.nhs.uk
Mental health services:
If you are already receiving support from mental health services you should have a care plan.
This will include details of who you should contact in a crisis.
If you can’t find your care plan:
During the day contact your Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and ask for your care co-ordinator or the person on duty.
Samaritans: Offering emotional support 24 hours a day
T: 116 123 (UK) or 08457 90 90 90 –
Sane Line: specialist mental health emotional support 6-11pm everyday.
Tel: 0845 767 8000
Tel: 0845 123 23 20 –
Mental health Foundation:
Tel: 020 7803 1101