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Please note that MindSpace is not a crisis service and we are unable to provide one-to-one support.
If you need to speak to someone urgently, please contact one of the services listed below:

Call 999 if:
  • you are experiencing an immediate life-threatening danger.
  • 999 calls are free
  • If you need help but don't think it's a 999 emergency, call NHS 111.
Call 111 if:
  • it’s not a 999 emergency
  • you don’t think you can wait for an appointment with your GP
  • you don’t know who to call for medical help.

Helplines available when you want someone to talk to


24 hours a day, 7 days a week (emails: response in 24-hours)

116 123

The Samaritans are available day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. Free, one-to-one, always there.

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Leave a message and they will call you back as soon as possible.

07984 967708

SANE's Caller Care service, led by professional staff, provides ongoing support to help people alleviate a crisis phase or get through difficult circumstances.

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CALM - Campaign against living miserably

5pm to midnight, 365 days a year

0800 585858

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. Offers a helpline and a webchat service.

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Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekend: 2pm-10pm and bank holidays: 2pm-5pm

0800 068 41 41

A confidential support and advice service for children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or anyone concerned that a young person may be thinking about suicide.

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The Mix - Essential support for under 25s

Phone/Chat 4-11pm every day, Email 24-hour (via form on site)

0808 808 4994

A leading support service for young people. Help with any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Free, confidential helpline and counselling service.

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Lincolnshire Single-Point-of-Access Contact Centre

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

0303 123 4000

A first point of contact for people wishing to access mental health and learning disability services in Lincolnshire. Fully-qualified healthcare professionals are available to talk to and to direct you to the most appropriate services.

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