Urgent Help

If you need urgent help with your mental health, help is available today.

In an emergency:

  • Contact your General Practitioner (GP)
  • Call your nearest NHS Walk-In Centre or go to Accident & Emergency (A&E) at your local hospital – Find your nearest walk-in centre online

Coronavirus and Managing your Mental Health

We realise the current situation will be worrying for many people. You can read some useful information from national Mind regarding Coronavirus and your wellbeing here.

Mind Infoline

Hearing or speech impaired callers may contact us using the main helpline numbers or choose to use RNID textphone services to contact us.

Monday to Friday: 9am – 6pm (except Bank Holidays). 0300 123 3393 | Text 86463 info@mind.org.uk 

Blue Light Info Line

Mind’s Blue Light Infoline is just for emergency service staff, volunteers and their families.

Call 0300 303 5999 | bluelightinfo@mind.org.uk

You can also contact the following organisations for support:


Shout is a free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you are struggling to cope and need immediate help.

Text Shout to 85258.

Crisis Point

Helping people with diverse needs to resolve their current crisis and develop strategies to prevent or better manage future crises. Open-access mental health crisis centre. Bespoke crisis management support.

0161 238 5149 | info@turning-point.co.uk


Practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, criminal justice and carers’ rights. Plus general help on living with mental illness, medication, care and treatment.

Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 4pm | 0300 5000 927 | advice@rethink.org

Deaf people can access this service by dialing 18001 before the telephone number.


24-hour confidential emotional support.

Call 116 123 | jo@samaritans.org


SANE provides care and emotional support to people with mental health problems (aged 16 or over), their families and cares. SANE provides support in a number of ways including a daily helpline service (SANEline) and an online supportive forum community where anyone can share their experiences of mental health.

Open 4.30-10.30pm daily.
0300 304 7000 | info@sane.org.uk