Experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk to someone right now?
The below services are available to support young people 24/7. They are free and confidential.
The crisis messenger service can help with urgent issues such as: suicidal thoughts, abuse or assault, self-harm, bullying, relationship issues.
Call: 116 123
Call: 0800 1111
Immediate Emergency Assistance
Call or Text: 999
Urgent, non-emergency medical advice
Call: NHS 111 Or go to: NHS 111 Online
Call: 0330 088 9255
Feeling overwhelmed or suicidal - The Source website has advice and support if you are struggling.
Anonymous support for boys and men – non emergency
Call: 0800 58 58 58 (5pm – Midnight every day)
If you are experiencing an urge to self-harm
Download Calm Harm App - This app offers tasks to help you resist and manage the urges.
Try the ‘5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Technique’ to find some calm
5 - Name 5 things you can see around you
4 - Name 4 things you can feel (clothes, warm, cool, breeze, touch)
3 - Name 3 things you can hear right now
2 - Name 2 things you can smell (or, 2 things you like the smell of)
1 - Name 1 thing you like to taste
If you are concerned about your emotional wellbeing and mental health, make an urgent appointment to see your GP.