Need Help Now

If you or someone you are with is experiencing a mental health crisis, whatever their age, call 111 and select the mental health option.  Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Call 999 in a medical emergency – when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.  

For non-crisis mental health support for those under 17 years of age, in Coventry and Warwickshire, contact the Rise Team on 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.


Further Organisations offering support  

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 aged 16 or over.

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
  • Talk to one of our friendly, compassionate advisors by calling 0800 616171.

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

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