Get mental health help now

To speak to someone now, call the free Mental Health Matters 24 hour helpline on 0800 107 0160 and a trained adviser will help you.

If you have taken an overdose or you have harmed yourself call 999 immediately and ask for help, or go straight to your nearest Accident and Emergency department.

If you need mental health crisis help and you live in Kent and Medway contact the Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team.

You can call us 24/7 on 0300 222 0123 or text 07860 022819 if your situation is an emergency.

Call the Samaritans for free on 116 123 for 24 hour support. They also offer support by email, letter and face-to-face.

Call SANE's mental health helpline on 0300 304 7000 between 4.30 and 10.30pm. They also offer support by text, online forums and letter.