A crisis can be any situation where you feel you might need help urgently. Sometimes it can be hard to work this out, so if any doubt check it out.

A crisis situation could be-

– You are seriously injured or hurt
– You are feeling suicidal
– You are thinking of harming yourself or others.

You may or may not know why you are in a crises but you can seek help in the following ways:


If you are thinking about acting on suicidal thoughts or feelings or you are thinking of harming others

You can go to any hospital A&E department and ask for help.
You can call 999 and ask for an emergency service if you need to.


If you are in need of emotional support now

You can contact Saneline – 0845 767 8000 (local rate on BT landlines).They give help, support and information to anyone affected by mental health. They are open 6pm – 11pm every day or you can email


You can contact Hopeline- Call: 0800 068 41 41/ Text: 07786209697. They give confidential advice and support to under 35 year olds thinking about suicide, and anyone who is concerned about a young person and suicide. They are open 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends, and 2pm-5pm Bank Holidays.


You can contact the Samaritans- 116 123 (free to call from within the UK and Ireland), 24 hours a day. They give confidential listening support.


If you need medical help, but it’s not an emergency

You can contact your local GP and make an appointment for as soon as possible.
You can call NHS 111 for advice.


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