If you are at all concerned about your health or the health of a friend or relative you can contact you may find useful information from one of the sources below. Remember you are not alone and always reach out, if you need help.
In an emergency:
Go to your local A&E department
If you're in crisis and need to speak to someone:
Call NHS 111 (for when you need help but are not in immediate danger)
Contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment
Contact the Samaritans (details below)
Use the 'Shout' crisis text line - text SHOUT to 85258
Other sources of advice and support
Rethink Mental Illness
Rethink Mental Illness works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, recover a better quality of life. It provides effective services and support and campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding.
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. They support young people under 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, as well as people concerned about someone else.
Open 10am-10pm on weekdays and 2pm-10pm on weekends and bank holidays
UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. Find out more about us, our mission and how we work.
Parents helpline: 0808 802 5544 (Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm)
YoungMinds Crisis Messenger: text YM to 85258