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If you need help in a mental health crisis 

Notice: 21 December 2020

The NHS and our local hospitals are really busy at the moment, so if you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, the quickest way to get help at any time of the day or night is to call our freephone number: 0800 6444 101, or call NHS 111 and select option 2 for mental health services. 

In the case of serious illness or injury, dial 999 for emergency services

If you are already using our services

If you are already receiving support from us and need help please contact:

Your care co-ordinator on the number provided to you or if you need help in the evening, weekend or bank holiday call 0800 6444 101. 

Email: hpft.spa@nhs.net for non-urgent enquiries  

For a range of self-help information please click here

Live webchat service

If you'd prefer to speak online, click on the SPA red button here. This service is available Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm.

Alternative Contacts

Samaritans Tel: 116 123, 24 hours a day, every day

Sane out of hours helpline Tel: 0300 304 7000 from 4.30pm - 10.30pm every day

Most referrals to our services are made by GPs

If you are experiencing mental health problems and need help please speak to your GP (family doctor). They will discuss the issues you are facing and refer you to our services, if appropriate.

To register with a GP in your area go to www.nhs.uk

For mild to moderate mental health issues

Our Wellbeing Service offers short term support to people with mild to moderate mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Please click here for more information about the service,  see our a range self-help materials and find out how to refer yourself to the service.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

If you are using our services but have an issue, query or complaint and don't want to speak to your care co-ordinator, contact PALS

Tel: 01707 253916 Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm

Email: hpft.pals@nhs.net 

 

 

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