Emergency contacts

Call 999 in a medical or mental health emergency. This is when someone is seriously ill or injured and their life is at risk.

Use NHS 111 online or call 111 if you think you need medical help right now.

Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Call 116 123

Local support

The Kent and Medway Urgent Mental Health Helpline is a telephone service for those who are concerned about their mental health, or the mental health of a friend or relative, and need urgent help. The number is 0800 783 9111. You can call at any time of the day or night, any day of the week. You do not need an appointment and all calls are free.

Release the Pressure has a highly trained and experienced team available 24/7 to provide expert support no matter what you are going through.

Phone 0800 107 0160 or Text SHOUT to 85258 or for free confidential support at any time.

Free expert advice from trained counsellors is available for every mental health concern.