Crisis services contacts

If you are experiencing difficulties and feel you need additional support you may find these contact numbers and information useful, especially outside of normal working hours.

Samaritans –   call 116 123 Email

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)   call 0800 58 58 58    5pm to midnight every day

SANE Suicide prevention for young people up to the age of 35   0300 304 7000 6-11pm

Papyrus – for people under 35 Call 0800 068 41 41 – Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm, weekends 2pm to 10pm, bank holidays 2pm to 5pm  Text 07786 209697  Email

Childline – for children and young people under 19 Call 0800 1111 – the number won’t show up on your phone bill

The Silver Linefor older people Call 0800 4 70 80 90

Alternatively: Talk to someone you trust

Let family or friends know what’s going on for you. They may be able to offer support and help keep you safe.  There’s no right or wrong way to talk about suicidal feelings – starting the conversation is what’s important.

Important: Is your life in danger? 

call 999 for an ambulance or go straight to A&E.   Or ask someone else to call 999 or take you to A&E.