Need Help Now?

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:

The Samaritans

24 Hours
National telephone: 08457 909090 (UK)
Confidential support for people in emotional distress.


Infoline: 0300 123 3393
Text: 86463
Our lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).

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.

Surrey Police

Tel: 999 – Emergency
Tel: 101 – Non-emergency

Rape & Sexual Abuse – Guildford

National telephone: 01483 546400


Tel: 01483 590150

SAdAS works with people suffering distress through the use of drugs drink or who are suffering mental health problems especially wellbeing problems.


Tel: 0808 800 5678 (9am to 5pm weekdays)

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.

NHS Direct

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.