Useful telephone numbers and helplines

Mental Health Urgent Access Line (24 hours, 7 days a week), tel: 0800 953 0110.  This service provides telephone contact for people who require urgent access to mental health services.

Mental Health Helpline: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 0800 915 4640 (Mon-Fri, 7-11pm, Sat & Sun – 12pm-12am).

Text Line: 0786002846 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm).

Home Treatment Team (24 hours, 7 days a week), tel: 01253 956280.  This service provides contact to people who are either unknown to mental health services or require support out of office hours.

Single Point of Access (SPA), (Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm), tel: 01253 951225.  Support for people who are accessing treatment via the Primary Intermediate Mental Health Team or who have recently been referred to SPA.

Mind: Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Infoline: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm).

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Samaritans: Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline).

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

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IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT HELP:

Attend the Emergency Department (A&E)

For urgent medical advice you can call NHS 111 (England).