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Organisations who can help

NHS 111: Select mental health option

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 use British Sign Language (BSL) then you can contact us using a video relay service: 

Mental Health Matters Devon provide crisis cafes to those age 18+. These are located in Exeter, Barnstaple and Torquay. Visit 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 or email jo@samaritans.org

koothUnder 18?
Visit Children and Family Health Devon or:

www.kooth.com offers digital support via an online mental wellbeing community.


Shout textline: for help text SHOUT to 85258



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For professionals

If you are a professional and have concerns regarding a person’s mental wellbeing, believing they are experiencing a mental health crisis, please dial 111 and select the mental health option.