Call 999

Call for an ambulance or ther police if in an emergency situation where a life is at risk. 

Call 111

Urgent, non-emergency medical advice. 

If you need help urgently but are not at risk of death or serious illness, call the NHS non-emergency advice line. 

Call The Samaritans on 116 123

If you need someone to talk to, The Samaritans listen. This is a 24/7 telephone service to support people, especially those with suicidal ideation and low mood as well.

Sometimes writing down your thoughts and feelings can help you understand them better. This can be done in an email to jo@samaritans.org and someone will get back to you within 24 hours. Alternatively you can also write to them using: Freepost SAMARITANS LETTERS as the address. 

The Samaritans have a self-help app which can be used to record your mood every day, look for patterns in mood, store images of hope and make a personal safety plan. More details can be found at: www.samaritans.org  

Text “SHOUT” to 85258 

Shout 85258 offers free, confidential and anonymous text support.

If you are struggling to cope and need to talk, their trained Shout Volunteers are available day and night.

Text anytime, from anywhere in the UK or visit their website here: www.giveusashout.org

and to access their LGBTQ+ support online head to: www.giveusashout.org/get-help/resources/lgbtq-support

Call Mental Health Crisis Cornwall on 0800 038 5300

This mental health support line has been launched by the Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust to provide access to 24/7 mental health advice, crisis support and someone to talk to.