Do You Need Help Urgently?

Click here for Mersey Care 24/7 Helpline contact details - online and phone psychological support.

If you are in crisis or have thoughts about harming yourself or someone else call 999 for an ambulance or go to your nearest Accident & Emergency department.  

If it’s not an emergency but you are feeling unwell and want advice and support, get in touch with your GP, who will talk it through with you and may refer you to someone else who can give you specialist help.

If you use our services get in touch with your care co-ordinator, the person who looks after your care or the person from the team that you normally see. Their number will be in your recovery plan.

If you need help or if you are worried about someone else you can find immediate assistance via the following support services:

Samaritans – a national registered charity with local branches. They are available around the clock to help anyone.
Phone: 116 123 (free)

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a collaborative who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. The alliance is ultimately concerned with improving support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of and promoting FREE suicide prevention training which is accessible to all. 

CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably
A registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58

Papyrus – As a national charity, they work towards building a society which speaks openly about suicide and has the resources to help young people who may have suicidal thoughts.
Phone: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786 209 697
Website: HOPElineUK
(all confidential)

If you have been bereaved by suicide contact the following support services:

Survivors of Bereavement - by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide.
Phone: 0300 111 5065

Amparo - This service aims to alleviate the distress of those bereaved or affected by suicide.
Phone: 0330 088 9255

The Hub of Hope - an online resource, provided by Chasing the Stigma, developed to support individuals with mental health issues and to signpost them to local services. Users undertake a postcode search to find out what support services are available locally.