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Who to contact for help in a Mental Health crisis?

How to get help:

In hours (9am-5pm):

If your symptoms worsen you should discuss this with your GP

If you are already accessing our services contact your care co-ordinator or local community team (CARS)

Out-of-hours:

Please contact 111.

If you are worried about the immediate safety of you or someone you know you should contact the emergency services – 999

The Crisis Resolution Team can offer telephone support, advice and guidance and can be contacted on 01905 681915 outside of normal working times.

Other Useful Contacts:
For low level mental health support; for example; low mood, stress of anxiety click here.  

SANE
0845 767 800
Email:
sanemail@org.uk
www.sane.org.uk

Samaritans
116 123
(24 hour helpline)
www.samaritans.org.uk

Rethink Mental Illness
0300 5000 927
www.rethink.org

Mental Health Foundation
www.mentalhealth.org.uk

MIND
0300 123 3393 or
text 86463
www.mind.org.uk

Anxiety UK
08444 775 774
www.anxietyuk.org.uk

We also have some useful self-help guides/leaflets available for you to access online. The guides are available for you to read online or if you prefer, you can select the audio option. The self-help guides can be accessed by typing the below link into your URL and selecting ‘Self Help Guides’: www.hacw.nhs.uk/a-to-z/letter-s/



If you are a professional or known to our services: 

Brief description of service

Countywide team providing urgent assessment and crisis support for people who have acute mental disorders or who are experiencing crises related to mental health issues.

Client group:

Ageless

How the service is accessed:

Referrals to the service are accepted via multiple sources including: 

  • A&E

  • GPs

  • Mental Health professionals.

  • Police Services

  • Paramedics


Key contact names

Phil Morgan (Team leader)

Karen Hyde (Advanced Social Work Practitioner)


Phone number:

Tel. 01905 681915 (24 hours)

Geographical area covered by each team

Countywide