For most people seeking help and advice about mental health, your GP should be your first port of call and they will be able to assess how best to help you and refer you on if necessary. You should not hesitate to contact your GP if you experience mental distress, depression or anxiety which lasts more than a couple of weeks and which you are finding difficult to cope with. You may also find the following helpful:
National telephone: 08457 909090 (UK)
Confidential support for people in emotional distress.
Surrey Mental Health Crisis Helpline – Surrey & North East Hampshire
Tel: 0300 456 8342 (Crisis Line)
Text: 07717 989 024
The Crisis Helpline is available out of hours 5.00pm – 9.00am Monday to Friday with 24-hour cover at weekends including bank holidays. If the lines are busy, the call will be diverted to an answerphone which will enable the caller to leave their contact details for someone to call back within half an hour.
Tel: 999 – Emergency
Tel: 101 – Non-emergency
Rape & Sexual Abuse – Guildford
National telephone: 01483 546400
SAdAS works with people suffering distress through the use of drugs drink or who are suffering mental health problems especially wellbeing problems.
Confidential help and support if you’re having family problems.
Tel: 0845 767 8000 (6pm to 11pm)
SANE runs a national, out-of-hours helpline offering specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.
Tel: 0845 46 47
Access to round-the-clock clinical information, confidential advice and reassurance.
Self Help Guides – Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Self Help Guides produced by Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust. Titles cover a range of mental health issues.