National and in county mental health services


On this page you will find an overview of some of the mental health services that are available in Gloucestershire and Nationally for both adults and young people to help you access the support that is right for you.

For further details of local support services, you can visit the 'who can I talk to?' page.

Emergency situation

If there is an immediate danger to life, please dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department (A&E or ED).

For other mental health concerns please make an urgent appointment with your GP.

For non-medical emergencies call 111.

Local - Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT)

0800 169 0398  If immediate danger to life call 999  |  Visit the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team website

  • For 11 year olds and up |  24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • An increased level of care for those with mental health conditions or experiencing severe emotional and psychological distress.
  • Minimised face-to-face contact – use of telephone, text and video-based technology.

National - Samaritans

116 123 |  Email Jo at Samaritans  |  Visit the Samaritans website

  • 24/7 listening support via email and phone call.

National - Shout

Text 'shout' to 85258  |  Visit the Shout website.

  • You can text us any time, day or night.
  • Your messages with us are confidential and anonymous.
  • It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.

National - Stay Alive App

Visit the Stay Alive App website

  • An app full of resources for those considering suicide or those worried about someone else.

If a person is already being supported by specialist mental health services, they should contact the relevant team:

Further information can be found on the Gloucestershire Health and Care (GHC) NHS Foundation Trust website:

Page updated: 18/09/2020 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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