In Crisis

If you don’t feel you can keep yourself safe and need to talk to someone urgently, please contact the emergency services.

  • Report to your closest A & E Department
  • Call 999 and ask for an ambulance to take you to A & E
  • Call NHS 111 for immediate advice


If you feel you can keep yourself safe but want to talk to someone.

  • Contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment
  • They may need to take some details and have the GP call you back.

Call a listening service

Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. They are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call: 116 123 (free)     

Email:  (response time: 24 hours)

You can talk to them about anything. No problem is too big or too small. They are available 24 hrs/7 days a week.

Call: 08001111 (free)

If you are a young person at risk of suicide or if you know someone that is, talk to our HopelineUK for those up to the age of 35 years. Not a 24hr service.

Call: 0800 068 4141

Text: 07786209697   or   Email: