You can also call your out-of-hours GP or NHS 111. Your GP can provide urgent medical/psychiatric attention or referral and has overall responsibility for your physical and mental healthcare.
If the situation is life-threatening, go to the Accident & Emergency department at your nearest hospital which is open 24 hours every day.
The Samaritans offer a 24/7 listening service for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis or needing to talk. It is anonymous and non-judgmental and available on 116 123 (Freephone).
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. By texting the word ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 you begin a conversation with a trained Shout Volunteer, who will text back and forth. You share only what you feel comfortable with.
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How you can find and contact the Durham University Counselling & Mental Health Service.