If you need immediate help: 

In an emergency:

  • Call 999
  • Go to your local A&E department
  • Knock on someone’s door and ask them to call 999 for you
  • Click on links above and download apps

If you’re in crisis and need to speak to someone:

  • Call NHS 111 (for when you need help but are not in immediate danger)
  • Contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment
  • Contact the Samaritans (details below)
  • Use the ‘Shout’ crisis text line – text SHOUT to 85258
  • Contact CALM helpline free (5pm till midnight) – 0800 585858


Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

The following Stay Alive & Hope of Hope apps we recommend downloading: