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In Crisis?


If you, a family member or friend are in crisis and need help, please dial 111 and select the option for mental health crisis. You will be connected to our contact centre where trained staff will provide appropriate support and advice 24 hours a day.


If you are under the age of 18 or are the family member of someone under the age of 18 who is in crisis, please call North East London NHS Foundation Trust’s Southend, Essex and Thurrock Children’s and Adolescent Mental Health Services (SET CAMHS)

0800 953 0222

If you need urgent help or out of hours help please call Mental Health Direct 0800 995 1000.


If you or someone you know is in mental health crisis and requires serious or life threatening emergency mental or physical care, dial 999 immediately.

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