Help for your mental health

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If you need urgent help then here are the details of some organisations that you can telephone for support out of hours:

  • The Samaritans are available 24/7, Freephone number: 116 123. The Samaritans offer confidential, free support to anyone who is experiencing any level of distress
  • Papyrus/Hopeline UK: 0800 068 4141, email: or txt to 0778 6209 697
  • Calm: 0800 58 58 58 open 5pm until midnight, 365 days per year. CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably. They support anyone who is struggling or in a crisis.
  • CAM Crisis Messenger text service: A Crisis Messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text CAM to 85258

If you feel in immediate crisis or become worried that you may not be able to keep yourself safe then please contact your GP surgery or health centre. If it is out of hours then either contact 999 or take yourself to the nearest A&E department where there will be emergency support available.