Emergency Contact Details

If you need urgent help, or you are concerned that you cannot keep yourself safe, please contact:

If you need urgent mental health advice and support, or you feel you cannot keep yourself safe, Single Point of Access is available 24/7. It can be used for yourself as well as on behalf of family members.

  • Telephone: 0800 783 9111
  • Access for the hearing impaired: 0786 002 2819

Life can get really tough sometimes, but talking can help. Release the pressure have a highly trained and experienced team available 24/7 to provide expert support no matter what you are going through.

Call 0800 107 0160 to ‘release the pressure’ if you’re feeling stressed.

Visit their website: Releasethepressure.uk

Or text “Kent” to 85258 for 24 hour mental health crisis support via text from trained volunteers.

You are not alone.

If at any point you feel you need additional support and advice, outside of the use of any therapy or GP appointments, there are various mental health support services available. Two National organisations who we would recommend for support are; Samaritans or Mental Health Matters.
You might choose to call Samaritans or Mental Health Matters if:

  • You are feeling low, anxious or stressed and feel talking to another person might help you cope
  • You may be in extreme emotional distress and feel that there is nowhere else to turn
  • You may be caring for another person and finding it difficult to cope

Their contact details are:

Samaritans is available round the clock, every single day of the year. Talk to us any time you like in your own way and off the record, about whatever’s getting to you. 

Call free any time on: 116 123

Or email: jo@samaritans.org

Visit their website: Samaritans.org

Mental Health Matters helpline also offers 24-hour support with a team of highly trained support workers.

Helpline: 0800 107 0160 (This number is free to call)


Online supporthttp://www.mentalhealthmatters.com/our-services/helpline-services/time-online/