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
You can also contact these organisations for support
This number is free to call from both landlines and mobiles, including pay-as-you-go mobiles. You do not need to have any credit or call allowance on your plan to call.
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 | Visit the Shout website.
National Suicide Prevention Helpline
National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK is a helpline offering a supportive listening service to anyone with thoughts of suicide.
They are open from 6pm to 3:30am everyday on 0800 689 5652. Open to anyone over 18.
Hearing or speech impaired callers may contact Mind using the main helpline numbers or choose to use RNID textphone services to contact.
Crisis Cafe at No. 93 Harpurhey
The Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Crisis Cafe is a new out of hours friendly and supportive space open to anyone in a crisis in Manchester, Bolton, Salford and Trafford,
Monday to Friday: 8pm to 1am (including Bank Holidays)
Saturday and Sunday: 3pm to 1am
Call 07778012838 or 0161 271 0339
Please phone ahead before dropping in.
A confidential, emotional, mental health support helpline for people who identify as Trans, Agender, Gender Fluid, Non-binary.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 8pm to midnight. 0300 330 5468 | Visit the MindLine Trans+ webpage.
Helping people with diverse needs to resolve their current crisis and develop strategies to prevent or better manage future crises. Services include telephone support, drop-in service and recovery lounge (6.30pm-1am weekdays, 3pm-1am weekends).
0161 238 5149 | Visit their website.
Helpline for children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and for anyone who is concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.
Monday to Friday 10am-10pm. Weekends and Bank Holidays 2-10pm. 0800 068 4141 | Text 07786 209697
SANE provides care and emotional support to people with mental health problems (aged 16 or over), their families and carers. 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.
Rethink Advice and Information Service
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 | [email protected]