NHS Urgent Mental Health Helplines

The following are contact numbers for urgent help for Mental Health, in the UK, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland,


UK: 111

Wales: 0845 4647

Scotland: 08000 280 834

Northern Ireland: 0808 808 8000


If you need urgent help, please contact the relevant area where you live.


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Immediate action required:Call 999 or go to A&E now if:

  • someone's life is at risk – for example, they have seriously injured themselves or taken an overdose

  • you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe

A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a physical one. You will not be wasting anyone's time.

Call: 999