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If you need to speak to someone about your mental health immediately we suggest contacting:

NELFT Mental Health Direct 24hr helpline     

0300 555 1000

NHS Direct               


If you are having thoughts about taking your own life or are desperate to talk to someone call the 

116 123

The Samaritans provide confidential non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.  If you want to email instead of calling

  [email protected]

If you are in extreme crisis, you think you might be at risk of seriously harming yourself or doing something which might harm someone else you should go to your nearest hospital A&E Department and ask for help or call 999 and ask for an ambulance.


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