If you’re feeling distressed and need urgent support, Shout and 111 are there to help. Both of these services offer free and confidential support.

Call 999 or go to your nearest Emergency Department now if someone’s life is at risk – for example they have seriously injured themselves or taken an overdose – or you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe.

A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a physical one. You will not be wasting anyone’s time.

NHS 111

Age: all ages

NHS 111 has a dedicated team who can provide mental health support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The team will chat to you and offer advice on the best support for your needs.

Can I get support from NHS 111? 

Yes, anyone can get support from NHS 111

How do I get support?

Call 111 or visit NHS 111 online.

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Age: all ages

Shout offer anonymous mental health support for people of all ages. The service is available at any time, and it won’t show up on your phone bill. Trained volunteers can help with anything you’re struggling with, including anxiety, stress, loneliness or depression.

Can I get support from Shout? 

Yes, anyone can get support from Shout.

How do I get support?

Text HANTS to 85258

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