Urgent help and support

Call 999 if your life, or the life of someone else is in immediate danger. Please find​ services and support available 24/7 for mental health emergencies and crisis:

Services

Emergency Services

  • Call 999 if your life, or the life of someone else is in immediate danger

Medical help quickly

  • Call 111 if not an immediate risk, or if it is out of hours for your GP surgery

Childline

  • Call 0800 1111, open 24/7, for emotional support. Alternatively, access the 1-2-1 counsellor online chat. Find out more about the Childline service.

CYPMHS Crisis Team

  • ​ ​Call 0800 170 7055, open 24/7, if you are in a crisis, at risk of self-harm or suicide. Find out more about the CYPMHS crisis team.

Mental Health number

NHS CATTS

  • Call 0800 917 0464, open 24/7, for crisis and telephone support, for people known to Northamptonshire mental health services. Find out more about the NHS CATTS service.

Samaritan helpline

  • Call 116 123, open 24/7 if you need someone to talk to, who won't judge or tell you what to do. Find out more about the Samaritan helpline service.

SARC

  • Call 01604 601713, open 24/7, for urgent support and advice, for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. Find out more about the SARC service.

Urgent Care and Assessment Team

  • Call 0300 111 1005 (North Northamptonshire) or 0300 111 1004 (South Northamptonshire), open 24/7, to ensure a responsive assessment is provided by a multi-disciplinary team. Find out more about the Urgent Care and Assessment Team.

YoungMinds Textline

  • Text YM to 85258, open 24/7, for text support for young people experiencing a mental health crisis, and their parents. Find out more about the YoungMinds Textline.