Urgent Support

What to do when you need urgent support

If you're concerned about your mental health, your GP is always a good place to start. If you can't wait, and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, contact a number below to get support right away. 

Free 24 hour phone support

The Samaritans 
A national service that offers free support by phone, 24 hours a day (you don't need to be suicidal to call for support).

Call: 116 123


NHS 111 
For urgent, but non-emergency medical advice

Call: 111

Crisis support for young people

Papyrus  
A voluntary organisation supporting young people under 35 who are feeling suicidal (10am-10pm Mon-Fri)

Call: 0800 068 41 41

Emergency Services

Call: 999 if you need immediate emergency assistance, 

Or find your nearest A&E