In Crisis?

If you, a family member or a friend are in crisis and need help, please seek assistance by calling one of the options below:

Helplines

NHS

Call: 01268 739111

An after hours service operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Samaritans

116 123 (UK)

24 hours a day
365 days a year.

Sane

08457 678 000

12 noon to 2am,
365 days a year.

GP

Contact your GP for
non-urgent, ongoing
problems.

Call 111

111 (Select option 2)

24 hours a day, 365 days a year to speak to a trained advisor who can point you to the most appropriate service.

Psychiatric staff in A&E departments:

NHS

Southend Hospital Accident & Emergency.
Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea,
Essex SS0 0RY

01702 385469 (Direct)

01702 435555 (switchboard)

NHS

Colchester Hospital Accident & Emergency.
Turner Road, Colchester,
Essex CO4 5JL

01206 747474 (Direct)

Emergency Services:

Call 999 immediately for all emergencies

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Covid-19 Update

In light of government guidance changing on 19th July relating to the COVID 19 pandemic, the NHS has been advised that it will still need to operate in a manner which adheres to the hands, face, space message.

Therefore we are still unable to offer face to face appointments at this time but will continue to offer sessions via video conferencing, telephony and online text type – click here to find out more.