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Mental health


Get help in an emergency

If you have seriously harmed yourself dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E)

If you’re thinking about harming yourself or killing yourself you need to:

  • phone 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E)
  • talk to your GP
  • phone your mental health worker if you have one
  • check your crisis plan if you have one
  • phone Samaritans free on 116 123.

If you are frightened by the thought that you might harm yourself:

  • talk to someone you trust about how you’re feeling
  • talk to your GP – they can refer you to local services that will help you
  • phone Samaritans free on 116 123
  • phone Mind infoline free on 0300 123 3393
  • if you’re under 35 phone HOPELine on 0800 068 41 41.

Remember, day or night there is ALWAYS someone for you to talk to.

There’s a lot of good information available if you are worried about harming yourself or if you feel suicidal.


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