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Do you need mental health help now?

If you are already under the care of mental health services please contact your key worker/team as soon as possible; your care plan should have details of who to contact in an emergency.

If you are not in our services but need to speak to someone about your mental health, you can contact your GP or you can refer yourself to mental health services using the following contact details:

For severe to complex mental health issues including crisis referrals

Please contact our Rapid Response Service (RRS) service on 01482 301701.
A member of the team will discuss your situation with you and if needed will offer a face-to-face mental health assessment.
You can also contact the RRS via email HNF-TR.RapidResponseService@nhs.netPlease provide your contact details including a telephone number so that a member of the team can contact you to discuss your situation with you and if needed will offer a face-to-face mental health assessment. Emails are not monitored 24hrs so if you or someone you know may be in crisis please do not make contact via email please phone 01482 301701 and speak to a member of the team.

Feelings of suicide or self-harm

If you've had thoughts of self-harming or are feeling suicidal, please contact any of the following:

  • Rapid Response Service 01482 301701
  • NHS 111
  • Sane mental health helpline on 0845 767 8000
  • Samaritans on 08457 909090.
  • your GP, a friend, a relative or someone you can trust.

If you’ve tried to access any of the above and feel unable to keep yourself safe, you may consider attending your nearest A&E department.

If you have already taken an overdose or cut yourself badly, please seek medical assistance or dial 999 in an emergency.

For mild to moderate mental health issues (depression and anxiety)

If you live in Hull
For depression and anxiety services, you can contact Let’s Talk on 01482 247111, or text TALK to 61825 or book an assessment online by visiting www.letstalkhull.org.uk/.  This service is operated by the City Healthcare Partnership where you will be offered a face-to-face assessment to work through what support you may need.

If you live in the East Riding
For depression and anxiety services, you can refer yourself to East Riding’s Emotional Wellbeing Service through the following link; https://iaptportal.co.uk/erew.html or by calling 01482 301701

 

Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Crisis Response Team

Our Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) crisis team covers Hull and the East Riding and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is for young people (under 18) who are experiencing emotional distress and are struggling to cope.

Call: 01482 335600 

For more information about CAMHS, please visit http://www.humber.nhs.uk/services/camhs

General health advice

Accident and Emergency (A&E)
A&E departments are for people with severe injuries or life threatening conditions such as:

  • loss of consciousness;
  • acute confused state and fits that are not stopping;
  • persistent, severe chest pain;
  • breathing difficulties;
  • severe bleeding that cannot be stopped.

999 should only be called in an emergency.

If you have less severe injuries, or need urgent medical advice, you can access any of the below services:

Minor Injuries Units

Out of Hours Service

NHS 111
You can now call 111 when you need medical help fast, but it's not a 999 emergency. You will be assessed, given advice and directed straightaway to the local service that can help you best. Available 24 hours, seven days a week. 

For help and advice on a wide range of health issues please visit NHS Choices.

National helplines

Domestic Violence Helpline
The helpline is run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for women experiencing domestic violence. All calls are confidential. Call 0808 2000 247.

Samaritans
Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts. Call 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org

Sane mental health helpline
SANE runs a national, out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. Call 0300 304 7000, they are open every day of the year from 6pm to 11pm.

Age UK
Age UK provide services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people. For information and advice, please contact 0800 169 6565.

Silverline
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Call
0800 4 70 80 90.

Step Change Debt Advice
StepChange Debt Charity are the experts in managing problem debt. For free and confidential advice call 0800 138 1111.

Young Minds Parent Helpline
Young Minds offer free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25. Call 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am-4pm) or email parents@youngminds.org.uk.

ChildLine
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small. Call free on 0800 1111, have a 1-2-1 chat online or send an email. For more information, please visit  https://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx