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:

Phone: 0300 777 0707 between 0800 and 1900 hours  or 01438 843322 between 1700 and 0800 hours
 
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 The Samaritans on 08457 909090

For advice on mental health issues contact Saneline on 0845 767 8000 between 1800 and 2300 (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 our Enhanced Primary Mental Health Service/Improved Access to Psychological Services.