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If You Need Urgent Mental Health Support:

Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.

You can call 111 to get mental health advice if it’s not an emergency.

If you need help for a mental health crisis or emergency, you should get immediate expert advice and assessment.

You can access urgent local NHS help for:

  • 24-hour advice and support – for you, your family, or someone you care for
  • Help to access a mental health professional for urgent advice and information
  • Get an urgent assessment to help decide on the best course of care

And it’s important to remember that you are not wasting anyone’s time by accessing this urgent service.

If You Need None Urgent Mental Health Support:

If your mental health need is not urgent, you can access our range of talking therapies through contacting one of our talking therapy service providers.

You can also access regional and national help from:


Contact the Samaritans

T: 116123


Contact Shout

Mental Health Foundation

Contact Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Matters

You can also access local help from the councils Mental Health Matters team.

Contact Mental Health Matters

T: 08001070160