Wishing you a very merry Christmas. In case of mental health crisis here are the telephone numbers you can contact over Christmas.
If a person’s mental or emotional state quickly gets worse or deteriorates, this can be called a ‘mental health crisis’. In this situation, it may be important to get help quickly.
If you are already receiving support from mental health services:
- Your community mental health team can help during the day 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Ask for your care co-ordinator or the person on duty.
- Out of hours contact:
Wirral 0151 482 7639 (Lakefield Ward)
- Out of hours call your GP out of hours number as below
- You may still attend your nearest A&E if you are unable to speak with someone immediately if you feel your needs constitute an emergency (Significant and immediate risk to life and/or limb).
- If you have a care plan, it will have a list of names and numbers to contact in an emergency.
If you are not currently receiving support from CWP mental health services:
Contact your GP or GP on call (if out of hours):
- Wirral: 0151 678 8496 (Wirral Community Trust GP out of hours service)
6.30pm – 8am Mon – Fri and 24/7 Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays
NHS 111 service
NHS 111 is aservice that’s been introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy way to get the right help, whatever the time.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
24 hour emotional support line
FREE to call: 116 123
Suicide prevention helpline for young men . The helpline is open 5pm-midnight on Sat, Sun, Mon and Tues, every week of the year.
Call 0800 585858. It’s free, confidential and anonymous.
Webchat 5pm to midnight daily https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/
Emotional support line for people in mental distress
Helpline for people with anxiety disorders. Also has telephone recovery group for members
Helpline 0844 967 4848 (Everyday 10:00am – 10:00pm, Service Charge: 5p a minute)
Youth Helpline 01753 840393 (For 13 to 20 year olds, open 4pm to 6pm Monday to Friday)
Helpline for people with anxiety disorders
Tel: 0845 296 7877 opening hours: 10am-10pm everyday
Helpline proving advice, info and support to people with severe mood disorder
Tel: 0845 123 6050 opening hours: 10am-4pm, Mon-Fri
Alcohol problems can easily flare up. This confidential service is on hand for anyone who either feels they have a problem with alcohol or are affected by someone who does.
Helpline: 0845 769 7555
For the military community and their families which can advise on various issues from mental health to practical support The helpline can be reached on 0800 138 1619.
The EDA offer guidance about the different disorders and treatment methods as well as putting sufferers or their families in touch with support networks.
The helplines are open Monday to Friday between 10.30am to 8.30pm and Saturdays 1pm to 4.30pm. On Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day they are open 11.30am to 2.30pm.
Helpline: 0845 634 1414
Youthline: 0845 634 7650
Childline: 0800 1111
Refuge/Womens Aid: 0808 2000 247
Age Concern: 0800 00 99 66
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
RSPCA: 0300 1234 9999