If you are feeling very distressed, despairing or suicidal and need immediate help please contact your GP and request an emergency appointment or call the Samaritans on freephone 116123.
If your GP surgery is not open, you can contact the NHS Out of Hours Medical Service on 111.
If you feel at risk of harming yourself or others – go straight to your nearest Accident and Emergency department or contact the Samaritans on 116 123.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
If you are worried that someone you care about is very distressed or suicidal then encourage them to make an emergency appointment with their GP.
If you are worried a person is at serious risk of hurting themselves you may wish to take them to your local Accident and Emergency Department.
If you are worried a person is at risk of hurting someone else then you may need to contact the Police on 999.
You can also encourage the person to speak to the Samaritans on 116 123.