EMERGENCY HELP - CONTACT YOUR LOCAL CRISIS SERVICE

If you feel suicidal or feel like harming yourself or other people:

  • Call 999

  • Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E). You can search for your local department through the NHS Choices website

If you need urgent help with your mental health right now, you can also get in touch with the NHS Trust’s Initial Response Services These numbers are open for anyone to call, 24 hours a day:

(Last reviewed / updated : 16th May 2019)

NORTH EAST ORGANISATIONS (UK):

 

North Tyneside & Northumberland:

Newcastle & Gateshead:

 

South Tyneside & Sunderland:

For further infomation on Crisis Help please click here for an explanation by MIND.

ELSEWHERE IN UK:

For your local mental health crisis intervention service either contact your GP

or search online for any of the following names:

 

Alternatively search NHS online by clicking here. You will need to enter your location for local services.  (Note - depending on your location this may only refer you to the Samaritans)

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS (UK):

The Samaritans  Tel: 116 123    Email: jo@samaritans.org   (24 hours, 7 days)

NHS 111 (England)  Tel: 111    Online: https://111.nhs.uk/   (24 hours, 7 days)

NHS Direct (Wales)  Tel: 0845 46 47    Online: https://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/ (24 hours, 7 days)

​​SELF HELP INFOMATION

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