Urgent help

We don’t provide urgent help services at Mental Health at Work. However, if you or a colleague require urgent information, guidance, help or support, there are a few options depending on your situation.

You need urgent help for yourself

If you feel unable to keep yourself safe and need immediate help, use the emergency services. You can do this by calling 999 for an ambulance or by taking yourself to your nearest Accident & Emergency (A&E) department.

If you’re not sure which crisis service you need, Mind has information on other crisis services. This page lists the telephone numbers and contact details for a number of support services.

If you need urgent help for yourself, Mind’s Urgent help tool provides activities and resources to help you understand and manage your situation.

You can also contact the Samaritans on 116 123 for free at any time and from any phone, or email them on jo@samaritans.org .

You’re supporting someone else

If you’re looking for support for someone else, Mind provide guidance and information on how you can help, depending on the situation.

You need mental health information

If you need information on a mental health problem, you can call Mind’s Infoline on 0300 123 3393. Lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays). This is a confidential service that offers information on a range of topics. You can also text on 86463 or email info@mind.org.uk

If you’re looking for legal information about mental health, you can call Mind’s Legal line on 0300 466 6463. Lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays). You can also email legal@mind.org.uk

If this doesn’t cover what you’re looking for, please visit the Mind website for more information and support.

The Mental Health at Work website will close on 30 June 2024.

If there any of our toolkits, stories and resources that you may want to refer to later, we recommend you download them now.

The Mental Health at Work Commitment, the Interactive Guide and some key supporting content will move to Mind’s website after this date.

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