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Get urgent help for mental health

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Find an NHS urgent mental health helpline (England only)

You need help now but you do not know where to start

Where to get urgent help for mental health

You want crisis coping tools

Mind: What can I do to help myself cope?

Immediate action required: Call 999 or go to A&E now if:

  • someone's life is at risk - for example they have seriously injured themselves or taken an overdose
  • you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe

A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a physical one. You will not be wasting anyone's time.

Call: 999

Page last reviewed: 10 February 2021
Next review due: 10 February 2024