In a Crisis?
If your life, or the life of someone you know, is in immediate danger then you need to ring 999
If you have a safeguarding or welfare concern regarding a young person then please ring MASH (the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) on: 0345 155 1071
If not in immediate danger, then please feel free to ring either the Samaritans or Childline (for those aged under 19) for some crisis advice and support.
There are also other support services listed below that you may find beneficial.
A free, confidential service for anyone under the age of 19 to discuss anything that is worrying them.
Call: 0800 1111
Support for people in times of need.
Call: 116 123
Online support and counselling for young people.
A local, evening, drop in service for those who feel they are approaching a mental health crisis
Advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health illness.
Information on mental health for children and young people, parents and professionals.
A free text 24/7 messaging service. Text 'shout' to 85258
Information and support for young people with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Help, advice and information around child abuse and child cruelty.
Information and advice for everything to do with your health.
National Counselling Society:
The national counselling society, an organisation to support and promote counselling as well as find an appropriate counsellor.
BACP - British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists:
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Promoting the role and relevance of counselling professions. Information on finding an appropriate counsellor.
Mental Health helplines:
A list of mental health helplines and support groups.