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North Kent Mind, The Almshouses, 20 West Hill Dartford, Kent, DA1 2EP

  • General Office: 01322 291380
  • Fax: 01322 285294


Crisis Support

Crisis Support


If you have taken an overdose or harmed yourself call 999 immediately and ask for help, alternatively go to your nearest A & E department.

For non emergency medical advice call 111.

Mental Health Matters helpline is a confidential service staffed by highly trained and experienced Telephone Helpline Workers, offering emotional support to anyone calling.

Mental Health Matters Helpline: 0800 107 0160
Opening hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Mental Health Matters 
Mobile Freephone: 0300 330 5486

Minicom: 0191 549 8563

The Samaritans are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provide confidential, non-judgmental emotional support.

Samaritans Telephone: 08457 90 90 90  
Opening hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Samaritans Text Service: 07725 90 90 90

Kent and Medway Social Care Partnership Trust have a crisis contact centre for statutory mental health support services.  When calling the contact centre they will ensure that you are passed through to the relevant clinical person for your area, either your local duty team or local Home Treatment Team. This single telephone number is available 24/7 if you need mental health advice and support. This number will help you to receive relevant advice and help you manage your mental health needs.

 KMPT Crisis Contact Centre Telephone: 0300 222 0123 
Opening hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Minicom:  0786 002 2819.



North Kent Mind's fee-paying counselling services can also be found on The Counselling Directory

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