If you need urgent help because you are worried that you might harm yourself or someone else, contact the following as soon as possible, based on the area that you live in.
All numbers are free and available 24/7 for adults and children and young people.
NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages. You can call for:
- 24 hour advice and support – for you, your child, your parent or someone you care for
- help to speak to a mental health professional
- an assessment to help decide on the best course of care
Alternatively, when life is tough the Samaritans are here to listen at any time of the day or night. You can talk to them about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how difficult. Call free on 116 123.
Shout offers confidential 24/7 crisis text support for times when you need immediate assistance. Text SHOUT to 85258