If you need immediate support...

In times of distress, we all need a little support and various number can be found below. However at times we may feel at risk to ourselves or others, therefore immediate support is required. 

If you feel at immediate risk, please contact 999 or attend your local Accident & Emergency department (A&E)


In Gloucestershire, if you are in a mental health crisis you can also contact your local crisis and home treatment team 24/7 by calling 

0800 169 0398 

If you are hearing impaired please text: 

07775510693 – 7am – 9.30pm

07768776863 – 9.30pm – 7am

We would also recommend that if you are not in a crisis, please contact your GP or 111 for support. 

The Samaritans

If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans for free on 116123 or click the link above for various other ways to contact them.

Stay Alive App

A confidential app. "This app is a pocket suicide prevention resource packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis." Click the link above.



In addition for young people: 

Teens In Crisis plus (TIC+)

Support children aged 9-25 in the Gloucestershire area. Variety of services available. 


PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.


Shout is a free 24/7 text service, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. Click the link above for more information or text 85258




CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably. 5pm-midnight daily. Click the link above for more information or call 0800 585858.

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