Below are useful numbers if you are experiencing a mental health crisis, feeling hopeless, desperate and need someone to talk to.

If you are receiving support from the Mental Health Team, check your Care Plan for emergency contacts, otherwise, use the numbers listed below.


Whatever you’re going through a Samaritan will face it with you.
0845 790 9090
24 hours a day

The Silverline

Confidential helpline dedicated to older people.

0800 470 8090
24 hours a day


We believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone.

0300 304 7000
10.30am-4.30pm (Mon-Fri)

The Mix (under 25’s)

Understanding mental health can be tricky but The Mix is here to make sure you don’t have to do it alone. Whether you’re worried about your mental health, or someone else’s, we have everything you need to know about mental health, from anxiety and depression to self-care and counselling.

0808 808 4994
4pm-11pm every day


HOPElineUK. For those aged up to 35.

Call: 0800 068 4141
Text: 0778 620 9697
10am – 10pm weekdays
2pm – 10pm weekends
2pm – 10pm Bank Holidays

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

The leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.

0800 802 5858 (5pm to midnight)


Call if you are in need of URGENT medical attention.

111 or 999