If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 999 or 111 as appropriate.

Mindline Somerset – 01823 276892

To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892

Samaritans – 116 123

Samaritans – 116 123 – We’re waiting for your call. Call us for free on 116 123 Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Help in a Crisis

This page has been co-produced with our recovery partners and peer support workers.

The Stay Alive App

The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Mind – Suicidal Feelings

Explains what suicidal feelings are, and what you can do if you feel suicidal. Also covers the causes, treatments and support options for suicidal feelings.

Papyrus – Suicide Safety Plan

When thoughts of suicide are overwhelming, staying safe for even 5-10 minutes takes a great deal of strength. This plan is to use during those times. It isn’t a plan for how to rid yourself of thoughts of suicide, it looks at staying safe right now so that you still have the chance to fight another day and access support for whatever is impacting on those thoughts overall. These thoughts and feeling can change; it doesn’t mean you will feel like this forever. Let’s concentrate on what you can do right now.