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Urgent help

Are you a young person in crisis?

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.
  • Use Crisis Messenger

You can also call Childline for free to speak to someone about what’s happening and how you’re feeling.

Contact Childline

Every six seconds, we respond to a call for help. No judgement. No pressure. We’re here for anyone who needs someone.

Call day or night for free on 116123

Contact Samaritans

If it’s an emergency…

If you are in an emergency and there is risk to life (that can be your own or another persons) call 999.When To Call 999

CaMHS Crisis & Liaison Team 0300 013 2000 Option 6

Contact CAMHS

Self Help Resources

Take a look at some of the websites and apps that can support you.

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