Crisis Services

If you're in crisis and are requiring immediate support, please access the services below.

If it's an emergency call 999.
Mindline - 24/7 Emotional Support & Mental Health Helpline
Call: 01823 276892
Samaritans – for everyone, (24/7)
Call: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.
Childline – for children and young people under 19 (24/7)
Call: 0800 1111 (the number won't show up on your phone bill)
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything - no problem is too big or too small.
Papyrus – for people under 35
Call: 0800 068 41 41 – Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm, weekends 2pm to 10pm, bank holidays 2pm to 5pm
Text: 07786 209697
Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org
PAPYRUS is the national UK charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. You can contact them for help and guidance for yourself or for someone else in your care.
Elefriends – For everyone (online)
Website:
 http://elefriends.org.uk/
Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. Elefriends is run by Mind.

Please note that other Somerset Big Tent services not listed here do not offer immediate support.