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In need of urgent help?

Are you having suicidal thoughts?

If you are feeling very distressed, despairing or suicidal and need immediate help, please contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment. If your GP is closed, consider calling 111 if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation. You can also call 111 if you’re not sure which NHS service you need. 

Or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency (A&E) department where a mental health practitioner will be able to assess you and give you appropriate help.

Where are the nearest local Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments?

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

A: Prescot St, Liverpool L7 8XP

T: 0151 706 2000

W: http://www.rlbuht.nhs.uk/

Aintree University Hopsital

A: Longmoor Ln, Liverpool L9 7AL

T: 0151 525 5980

W: http://www.aintreehospital.nhs.uk/

Are you concerned about someone else?

If you are concerned that someone else is very distressed and might be suicidal, please ask them to contact their GP and ask for an emergency appointment. If their GP is closed, ask them to consider calling 111 if they urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation. They can also call 111 if they’re not sure which NHS service they need.

You may also choose to contact the Police on 999.

Are you concerned that someone is at risk of hurting someone else?

If you are concerned that someone is at risk of hurting someone else, please ask them to contact their GP and ask for an emergency appointment. If their GP is closed, ask them to consider calling 111 if they urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation. They can also call 111 if they’re not sure which NHS service they need.

You may also choose to contact the Police on 999.

Is your life or someone else's life in immediate danger?

CALL 999

Do you need to talk to someone in confidence?

If you need to talk to someone in confidence, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on:
Tel: 116 123
E-mail: jo@samaritans.org
Web: www.samaritans.org

Liverpool Light

The Liverpool Light service is a preventative out-of-hours mental health crisis service, open from 6pm – 1am, 7 days a week and based in the city centre at 181-185 London Road. It has been set up to provide a safe place for people who are experiencing or at risk of a mental health crisis.

This space offers a safe and secure environment for individuals to de-escalate, recuperate and begin their recovery. They provide a specialised referral service outside of GP and day service hours and offer an alternative to the A&E department at the nearby Royal Liverpool University Hospital. The Light will provide a warm and supportive environment run by trained mental health support staff, intervention will be provided on an individual basis. Hot drinks and snacks will also be available free of charge.

Web: https://liverpool-light.org.uk/

Self-Help

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