Emergency support for children and adults

If you feel you are struggling or feeling overwhelmed at the moment it is always best to talk to someone. 

The organisations below offer kind, highly trained people available to listen and offer support 24 hours a day; 

  • If you are worried about your safety or if you feel you may hurt yourself then you can call 999 or 111 and get help straight away.
  • If you need someone to talk to for kind, caring and compassionate advice for any reason you can call Samaritans on 116 123 or email them 24/7 at jo@samaritans.org.
  • You can find a local mental health helpline by using this NHS tool.
  • You can find local mental health charities and the services they can offer through the Hub of Hope.

National mental health support for children