Need Help Now

For urgent calls, for those under-17 who are experiencing a mental health crisis contact the Rise Crisis team on:

Telephone Number Freephone 08081 966798 (select Option 2)

This freephone line is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, but with an advice-only service outside the core hours of 8am-8pm.


**If you believe that you are with someone who is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk call  or text 999. Call 111 when it's less urgent than 999.**

Further Organisations offering support  Further 

Childline (under-19s) trained counsellors provide confidential support on anything – no matter how small or large.

Call: 0800 1111

Chat with a counsellor online about whatever's worrying you:

Open: During the Coronavirus opening times are 9am – midnight


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

Call: 116123 (free from any phone) (Sometimes writing down your thoughts and feelings can help you understand them email them to jo - a volunteer will respond)

Open: 24-hours a day, 7-days a week


PAPYRUS HOPELINEUK (for under-35s) offers confidential support and practical advice.

Call: 0800 068 4141

Text: 07860039967


Open: 9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends and bank holidays


Wellbeing for Warwickshire 

The Coventry and Warwickshire Mental Wellbeing Line is for Coventry and Warwickshire residents.

If you are:

  • feeling low, anxious, or stressed,
  • having a difficult time coping,
  • and need to talk to someone in confidence to find the right service

Coventry and Warwickshire Mental Wellbeing Line provides:

  • Connection, advice, information and signposting to other services
  • 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year service
  • Call 0800 616171 to speak to one of our friendly and compassionate advisors.

For more information and resources in Warwickshire, visit:  Wellbeing for Warwickshire website

For more information and resources in Coventry, visit: Wellbeing for Warwickshire website