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If you find yourself in a major crisis and are considering serious harm it is vital to get immediate help. This could include contacting your GP or going to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A & E). Other numbers that may be helpful:

Useful contacts for support:

Samaritans on 116 123 (Listening support available 24/7, for all ages)

SaneLine 0300 304 7000 (Out of hours support service for those aged 16 and over, available 4.00pm until 10.00pm)

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text SHOUT to 85258. (The service is available to all ages, available 24/7)

Childline at 0800 1111 (Phone, webchat, or email service for those aged 19years old and under, available 24/7)


You can call Hope Line on 0800 068 41 41 or text 0786 0039967 (For children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and for anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide, available 24/7)

The Mix at (Phone, webchat, or email service for those aged under 25 years old, opening times vary)


If you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do, please contact NHS 111 (Available to all ages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

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