What to do if you need help
If you are already in contact with our services and need help during working hours (0900 – 1715) please contact your care coordinator. Out of hours you can reach our Helpline by calling 01438 843322.
If you are not already in contact with our services and you, a friend or relative are experiencing mental health problems for the first time and need emergency treatment, you can contact the Single Point of Access as follows:
Fax: 0300 777 0808
Minicom: 0300 777 0909
Alternatively you can:
Contact your GP - to search for a GP in your area or to find the contact details for your practice please see the GP section on NHS Choices
Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department
Contact NHS Direct on 0845 4647
Contact The Samaritans on 08457 909090
For advice on mental health issues contact Saneline on 0845 767 8000 between 6pm and 11pm (any day of the year)
If you have a mild to moderate mental health problem you can self refer or ask your GP to refer you to the Enhanced Primary Mental Health Service/Improved Access to Psychological Services.