Unite Mental Health does not provide therapy or crisis support.
It is never a good idea to be alone when you are having difficulty. If in an emergency, if you have harmed yourself or someone else, or are worried that you might, you may wish to contact one of the following:
Accident and Emergency (A&E)
- Take yourself directly there (if it’s too far to walk you could take public transport, call a taxi, or ask a friend to give you a lift).
- Call 999 if you need an ambulance.
If you don’t feel you need to go to A&E, but you need medical help or advice fast and can’t wait for an emergency GP appointment, you can call NHS 111.
There are a number of helplines across England should you not wish to talk to a family member or close friend about things that are so very difficult and/or personal. If this is the case and you are struggling, you could try one of the following help lines:
0845 790 9090 or 116 123
(24 hours a day emotional support and crisis line for people contemplating harming themselves)
0845 767 8000
6pm – 11pm every day
(Practical information, crisis care and emotional support)
0800 138 8889
10am – 10pm every day
(For people experiencing panic or anxiety)
0300 123 3393
9am – 6pm Monday to Friday
(Information on a range of mental health topics to support people in theiry own area)
Rethink Advice and Information Service
0300 500 0927
(Rethink provide specific solution-based guidance)
DISCLAIMER: The numbers above are listed for referral purposes only. Unite Mental Health does not make any recommendation or guarantee regarding the quality of the response and/or medical advice you may receive from any of the services. Furthermore, the inclusion of any link should not be taken as endoresement of any kind by Unite Mental Health.