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Mental health emergencies

If you're in crisis right now

If you think you're in immediate danger of hurting yourself or someone else, call 999.

If you've already hurt yourself, go to the nearest Accident and Emergency department.

If you already use local mental health services, your care plan will include details of what to do and who to contact if you are unwell. If you've already been given a Crisis Line number, call it.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening issue

If you have an urgent mental health issue, contact NHS 111 (24 hours a day) for help by calling 111.

If you already use local mental health services, your care plan will include details of what to do and who to contact if you are unwell. If you've already been given a Crisis Line number, call it.

Samaritans

The Samaritans offer a 24 hour helpline on 116 123 for confidential, non-judgmental, emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Teesside Samaritans also have a local office where you can talk to someone face to face.