If you need help right now
Hospital Accident and Emergency (A & E)
If you think you may act on suicidal feelings, or have already done so, then please go to any hospital A&E department. If necessary, dial 999 for an ambulance.
See your GP or Doctor.
Emergency appointments may be available. If out of hours, there is usually an answerphone message telling you where you can get help.
The Samaritans: www.samaritans.
If you need to talk to someone urgently and in confidence about any problem. You can call the Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on: 116 123 (free from any phone).
If you are under 35 years old and struggling with suicidal feeling you can call papyrus hopeline on: 0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–5pm).
Sane runs a national, out-of-hours mental health helpline
offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems, Tel: 0845 767 8000 (7 days a week 4.30pm to 10.30pm).
Rethink Mental Ilness: https: www.rethink.org
Rethink Mental Illness works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, 0300 5000 927 (Mon - Fri, 10am-2pm)
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – for men: http:
Call 0800 58 58 58 (5pm to midnight every day)
National Domestic Violence Helpline:
Also links to Refuge and Women’s Aid. Freephone 0808 2000 247 (24 hour helpline)
NHS 111 Service: For non-urgent medical help, dial freephone 111 (24 hour helpline).