In Crisis? - See the below Crisis Information

If you are in crisis you can call/contact:


Samaritans:​ Call 116 123 - Open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.


Sane: Call 08457 678 000, open 12 noon to 2am, 365 days a year 


Local NHS services: See Below


Essex Partnership University, NHS Foundation Trust:

Call 01268 739111 An after hours service operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Call 111  - open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to speak to a trained advisor who can point you to the most appropriate service.


Psychiatric Staff in A&E Departments: 


Southend Hospital Accident and Emergency, Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex SS0 0RY: 01702 385469 (Direct) - 01702 435555 (switchboard)


Basildon Hospital Accident & Emergency, Nethermayne Basildon, Essex SS16 5NL:

01268 524900 extension 2800/28001


Call 999 for Emergency Services


If you are not local, and are looking for your local NHS Psychiatric Departments or Mental Health Teams, please contact your own NHS Trust, or call one of the National Crisis  numbers listed above.