Help in a crisis

If you are in crisis and need urgent help:


  • If your life is at risk and you feel unable to keep yourself safe, you need an emergency service

  • A&E departments are open 24 hours a day or you can call 999

NHS 111 and GP services 

If you can keep yourself safe for a short while, but you still need urgent advice:


  • Contact NHS 111 if you live in England

  • Contact NHS 111 or NHS Direct (0845 46 47) if you live in Wales

  • Contact your GP surgery and ask for an emergency appointment


Other avenues to seek help 

The Samaritans: 116 123 

Text: 07725 909090 


Veterans Gateway: 

Veterans Wales:

SANE line0300 304 7000 

C.A.L.L (helpline for Wales)0800 132 737 or text: 81066 

Royal British Legion0808 802 8080

SSAFA: 0207 4639200

SHOUT: Text: 85258 

Ways to help yourself cope in a crisis


Practical tools to use right now, by yourself, wherever you are. If you're feeling in crisis, this resource is for you.