If your life is at risk right now

If you feel like you might attempt suicide, or may have seriously harmed yourself, you need urgent medical help. Please:

  • Call 999 for an ambulance
  • Call 999 in BSL
  • Go to A&E. If you can’t do this by yourself, ask someone to help you.

If you don’t want to call 999

If you can keep yourself safe for a short while, but you still need urgent advice:

Mersey Care

24hr Mental Health Crisis Line

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have a 24hr mental health crisis line for St Helens, Knowsley, Warrington and Halton: FREEPHONE 0800 051 1508

Children and Adolescent 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Response Team

This Mersey Care service is available for children and young people up to the age of 18, who are registered with a GP in Halton, Knowsley, St Helens and Warrington. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CALL: 01744 415 640

Visit the Mersey Care website for more information.

If you need to talk right now

Whatever you’re going through, there are people you can talk to any time.

These services are for anyone who’s struggling.

They won’t judge you.

They’re free, they’re anonymous, and they’re always open.

Mental health emergencies are serious.

You’re not wasting anyone’s time.

National Mind’s page of helplines and listening lines has more numbers to try.