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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)
During the COVID-19 response, this is service is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 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: https://www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/
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)
email@example.com (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
Open: 9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends and bank holidays
Mental Health Matters (16+) Our out-of-hours crisis support services offers mental health support to anyone aged 16 or over, in a welcoming, safe, comfortable, non-judgmental and non-clinical environment.
0800 616171 (landline) or
0300 330 5487 (mobile).
Open: 24/7 helpline number
Live chat is also available here