Links & Resources
In a Crisis
A crisis is scary. You might be feeling suicidal, wanting to self-harm or worried that you are not safe where you are. You need to know you’re worth helping and that there is hope. Here are some ideas that might help:
- If you feel unsafe, or are thinking of killing yourself or hurting yourself then call 999 and ask for the police or ambulance service.
- Talk to someone. Two heads are better than one. If you hide how you feel then someone who cares about you can’t help you.
- The Samaritans provide 24 hour confidential emotional support. It is also free to call them and their number won’t appear on your telephone bill 116 123.
- You can also call NHS 111 for 24 hour health advice and information on 111. Calls are free from landline and mobile phones.
- If you can’t talk, IMAlive offer an online crisis intervention service.
- Sane Charity provide crisis support between 4.30pm and 10.30pm 365 days a year on 0300 304 7000.
- If you receive support from local Mental Health Services contact them using the number they have provided. Tell them you are in crisis.
- Go to your local A&E and ask to be seen by the Duty Psychiatrist. Explain how you feel and ask them to give you some help.