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

Mind Infoline

Monday to Friday: 9am to 6pm

Call 0300 123 3393 | info@mind.org.uk 

Hearing impaired callers can access this service by dialling 18001 before the telephone number.


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:

The Sanctuary

‘Overnight, every night’ service providing a place of safety and support to adults feeling at crisis point and living with difficulties such as panic attacks, depression and low mood.


Call 0300 003 7029

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.

Call 0161 225 9500 | info@turning-point.co.uk


Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am to 3pm | Tuesday & Thursday: 10am to 1pm.

Call 020 8974 6814 |  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, their families and cares. SANE provides support in a number of ways including a daily helpline service (SANEline), a free text based support service (TextCare) and an online supportive forum community where anyone can share their experiences of mental health.

Call 0300 304 7000 | info@sane.org.uk