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Emergency Support

This information has been put together if you are in urgent need of support


Call the NHS on 999 if you are hurt or know someone who is hurt. Alternatively if you feel that your life is at risk you can go directly to A&E to speak with a mental health professional. If you need urgent care but it is not life threatening, call 111 to speak to a mental health professional. You can also contact your GP for an emergency appointment. In a crisis, you should be offered an appointment with the first available doctor.

Samaritans 116 123 (UK)

Whatever you’re going through, call the Samaritans FREE number at any time, from any phone on 116 123. They are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it’s best to call on the phone as opposed to email. You don’t have to be suicidal to call the Samaritans.


Mind have created content to help people in urgent need who want to find out more about coping mechanisms… you can start your journey with Mind here.

YourLifecounts has a directory of other links in the UK and round the world to support you with whatever you are experiencing right now.

HelloSelf is not an emergency support service. We help people through booked psychological therapy sessions.