Find out how you can help South Somerset Mind
If you feel you are in crisis, you might like to know where you can find help and support in addition to the free help available from Mind.
If you are in a general crisis you may want to:
Ring or text a friend or family member.
Ring Mindline - 01823 276892
They will listen, support and understand and talk to you through your options.
The line is open between 8pm and 11pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Ring Samaritans - 0845 790 9090
You can call them anytime - they offer a listening service.
Ring NHS 111
Go to your local Accident and Emergency department if you are feeling suicidal or if you have self-harmed and are concerned about it.
If you already have contact with mental health services:
If you have had no contact with mental health services, eg it may be the first time you, or someone else, has been in crisis:
Contact your out-of-hours GP service. Google ‘Out of hours GP in x’ (give your location).
Alternatively, your GP surgery will usually provide an answer phone message advising you of who to contact in an emergency, together with other useful telephone numbers.
Make an appointment with your regular GP, as this is usually the first point of contact for anyone concerned about mental health issues.