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Urgent help information

Urgent help information

Do you have a crisis plan? If so we would advise you to use this.

If you do not have a crisis plan and you are seeking urgent help, or you feel that you cannot keep yourself safe, please contact:

  • your GP
  • the emergency services – dial 999
  • or go to your nearest hospital with an Accident and Emergency Department

Useful contacts


24-hour support to people experiencing distress or despair.
Helpline: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Mind infoline

Telephone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 6.00pm)
Email: info@mind.org.uk

MDF: The Bipolar Organisation

This is a charity running self-help groups and safe, secure online discussions via the website: www.mdf.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7931 6480
Email: mdf@mdf.org.uk

NHS Choices

24-hour information and advice on any health problem or service. The website has a mental health section, providing advice about what to do if you or someone close to you has a mental health problem.
Telephone: 111
Website: www.nhs.uk

No Panic

Charity to help those with panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders and tranquiliser withdrawal.
Helpline: 0808 808 0545
Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

Contact Us

  • Insight Healthcare
  • Buttress House, 36 Brenkley Way
  • Seaton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Tyne & Wear, NE13 6DS
  • 0300 123 4502

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