31 Dec 2010
We hope that you enjoy the New Year festivities and have a positive start to 2011. We know that for some, however, this time of year can be a difficult period. A little help and support from friends and family can make all the difference if you find this time of year hard to deal with.
Help over the festive period
If you are already using mental health services and need urgent help after 5pm or on weekends/holidays, contact the out of hours duty team for your area or the number on your crisis plan.
If you are known to a Home Treatment Team in your area, you can also contact them out of hours.
People to call
If you’re in distress and need to speak to someone urgently, you can call:
08457 90 90 90
0300 304 7000
0845 46 47
Concerned about someone’s safety?
If you are worried about the immediate safety of yourself or someone you know, call 999 for emergency services.
In an emergency, you can also go to the Accident & Emergency (A&E) department at your local hospital.