GET URGENT HELP FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Call 999/ go to A&E NOW if:
- someone's life is at risk - for example they have seriously injured themselves or taken an overdose
- you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe
A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a physical one. You will not be wasting anyone's time.
To find out about other urgent mental health services offered by the NHS, please click here.
Adults: find information and support for your mental health
- SHOUT! Mental health support offered by text. For more information, please click here.
- NHS talking therapy services- if you are over the age of 18, you can self refer to this service. To learn more, please click here.
- NHS Self-help resources can be accessed by clicking this link.
- Every Mind Matters looks at small things we can all do to be kind to your mind- for more information, click here.
- To create a personalised mental health action plan, please click here.
- Turning Point (Notts connect) help people through a crisis. For more information, please click here.
- For support with bereavement, please visit this website.
- If someone you love has commited suicide, you may find this booklet helpful.
Mental health conditions:
Children and Young People: find information and support for your mental health
Resources online and in the community:
- Nottalone provices local mental health advice and help for young people in Nottingham- click here for more information.
- Be U helps provide mental health support when you need it. Visit their website here.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Parents/carers or the young person themselves can now self-refer into CAMHS for support with their mental health. Please follow this link to acess the self-referral form https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/camhs-self-referral
Support you can access
1. For suicidal thoughts
If you think you are unable to keep yourself or someone else safe, please call 999. This is a medical emergency.
To talk to someone, or to learn more about your suicidal thoughts, please access the following services:
- Samaritans- call 116123, or text SHOUT to 85258.
- Nottinghamshire Healthcare provides a crisis line 0808 196 3779 available to anyone in mental health crisis at anytime, anywhere across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
- NHS support for suicidal thoughts can be accessed by clicking here.
If you are worried that someone you know might be feeling suicidal, the safest thing to do is to ask.
2. As an older person
The following booklet looks at practical ways mental health struggles can handled:
3. As a pregnant person
- To find care for your mental health before, during and after pregnancy, please click here.
- Are you returning to work after postnatal depression? You may find this website helpful.
- Worried about returning to work after maternity leave? You may find this website helpful.
- When pregnancy goes wrong- find the support you can access here.