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24/7 Urgent Mental Health Helpline 

0808 196 8708

If you are experiencing mental health distress or worried about someone else’s emotional state - support is available from our First Response Service using the number above. It's important to get help quickly. You are not alone. If you live in Plymouth please call 0800 923 9323.

 If you use British Sign Language (BSL) then contact us using our video relay service between 8am and midnight.


For Torbay and Devon Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) call 03300 245 321 between 8am-5pm and 0300 555 5000​ out-of-hours. Self-referrals are accepted from children/young people and their parents/carers. Pre-referral telephone support available for GPs.​

Other organisations who can help

Mental Health Matters Devon provides a 24 hour, 365 days a year mental health helpline on 0800 4700317 as well as telephone advice and support at The Moorings.

Samaritans are available 24/7. They offer a supportive conversation around a whole
range of mental health issues and also offer a call back service and follow up calls.

Call FREE: 116 123
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, Chris, PO Box 90 90, Stirling, FK8 2SA

Staying SafeThis site provides vital 'safety plan' tools and guidance to help people cope with emotional distress. It also offers ways to help keep people safer from thoughts of harm and suicide, seek support and discover hope of recovery through powerful videos from people with personal experience.