UK Support and Crisis Organisations

In an emergency

If you or a loved one might be about to attempt suicide, or has already seriously harmed themselves, contact 999 or go to your nearest Accident & Emergency department immediately.

Urgent support

If you need urgent support for your mental health but it is not life-threatening, you can contact 111 who will tell you how best to get support. 


In England you can find the number to call if you follow this link:


Call the Samaritans on 116 123

General support helplines

For nationwide mental health helplines please follow the link below to the NHS website.

There is an A-Z list of organisations followed by other specific organisations for particular issues: abuse; addiction; Alzheimer's; bereavement; crime victims, eating disorders; learning disabilities; parenting; and relationships.

Bristol Support and Crisis Organisations
In an emergency

Call Bristol Mental Health on 0300 555 0334. This line is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Local support organisations

A list of local organisations can be found at the bottom of this Bristol City Council web page

Other services

The website to search for general mental health services in Bristol and South Gloucestershire is WellAware