Mental Health - In Crisis

If you are in crisis and need immediate support for your mental health and/or feel that you are unable to keep yourself safe you can contact:


The Samaritans
T: 116 123 (free)
T: 01273 772277 (local charges)
Text: 07725 909090
24 hour confidential emotional support for anyone in crisis.

Stay Alive app
Information & mobile app that includes resources, information and help for anyone contemplating suicide.

Brighton & Hove 

Brighton's Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS)
T : 0300 304 0078
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone over the age of 18. Rapid assessment service for patients suffering from mental health problems who are at risk and may not be able to keep themselves safe, or are considering attending A+E for help with their mental health. Available for health care professionals, carers or patients can ring for advice

Brighton A&E Psychiatric Liaison Team
T: 01273 696 955   ext 64248
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Help and support for anyone in mental health crises.

If you feel that you cannot keep yourself safe,  please dial 999 and ask the operator for an ambulance, or go to your nearest A&E department. In Brighton, the nearest hospital is:

Royal Sussex County Hospital
A&E Level 5, Thomas, Kemp Tower, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE

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