If you are in a crisis and need help
please contact one of the following:
Are you in serious risk of death or injury?
Dial 999 and ask for an ambulance or the police.
For general health concerns please use the 111 service.
Do you have a family member, community nurse, social worker
or other allocated health professional you could call?
Contact them or call your GP.
Are you having suicidal thoughts or are in desperate need to talk to someone?
The Samaritans provide confidential non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Call the Samaritans on
National telephone: 01962 860 633 (local call charges apply)
116 123 (this number is free to call)
Email the Samaritans: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you concerned about a physical problem?
NHS Direct offers 24-hour health advice via the telephone and website.
Call NHS Direct on 111
Are you a parent that is having some concerns about being a parent?
Parentline Plus is a 24 hours national charity that works for, and with, parents. Parentline Plus works to offer help and support through an innovative range of free, flexible, responsive services - shaped by parents for parents.
Call Parentline on 0808 800 2222
If you are a child or young person and feel like you need to talk to someone.
ChildLine is the free 24 hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call on to talk about any problem.
Call Childline on 0800 1111