Out of Hours Support Providers

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Release the pressure


Life can get really tough sometimes, but talking can help. We have a highly trained and experienced team available 24/7 to provide you with confidential support to get you back on track.

Make the call.

Freephone: 0800 107 0160



Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The service is available 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Telephone: 116 123 (any time)

National minicom number: 08457 90 91 92

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Address: Chris, PO Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA

 Mental Health Matters

Helpline is a confidential service offering emotional support to anyone calling.

Helpline: 0800 107 0160                                (24 hours a day, 7 days a week.)

Email: info@mentalhealthmatters.co.uk          Mobile Freephone: 0300 330 5486

Minicom: 0191 549 8563



Need help in a mental health crisis or emergency during COVID-19?


For residents of Kent and Medway, call the 24 hour helpline on 0800 783 9111 if you need urgent mental health support, advice and guidance.

Call 0800 107 0160 to release the pressure if you’re feeling stressed. You can also text “Kent” to 85258 for 24 hour mental health crisis support via text from trained volunteers.

Under 18s

For residents of Kent and MedwayCall the 24 hour Single Point of Access on 0800 011 3474 (select option one, then option three)

If you are a KMPT patient and you need urgent help

Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, contact your Community Mental Health Team (CMHT). Click here for CMHT phone numbers

At other times, contact your local crisis team. Click here for crisis team phone numbers

No access to a computer? Call 01322 622222 and ask for the team you need. If you cannot remember your team’s name call the 24 hour helpline on 0800 783 9111.