The Samaritans: 116 123 
24/7 confidential listening service providing emotional support for anyone in a crisis. This number is free from both landlines and mobiles.
Sussex Mental Healthline: 0800 0309 500 
Offering crisis care for people in urgent need of help with their mental health. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency 999

Call for an ambulance or go straight to A&E if you think that you may act on suicidal feelings or you have seriously harmed yourself.

Contact Mental Health Services

If you are already receiving support from Sussex Partnership mental health services you should have a care plan and a crisis card. These will include details of who to contact in a crisis.

NHS 111 or Your GP

If you need medical help or advice fast but it’s not an emergency call 111 and ask for the Sussex Mental Health Line, a specialist telephone service offering support and information, or contact your GP to make an appointment.

Mind booklets

The national Mind booklets How to Cope with Suicidal Feelings and Suicide – Supporting Someone Else.