I am not a crisis service and cannot promise a speedy response if you are in acute distress. Please see below for further information and services that can support you if you feel suicidal or at risk.
Emergency services: If you do not feel you can keep yourself safe please dial 999 immediately.
Your Doctor/GP: request an emergency appointment or contact their out of hours GP service or NHS Direct 111
Samaritans 24-hour telephone support line:116 123 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support Line: a confidential telephone helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue. The helpline is primarily a preventative service and aims to support people before they reach the point of crisis. Call: 01708 765200 Email: email@example.com
Solidarity in a Crisis supports people in distress by providing out of hours emotional support over the phone and in person. The service is run by Peer Supporters who have their own experience of facing and overcoming crisis.
Monday – Friday: 6.00pm – 12.00 midnight
Saturday & Sunday: 12.00 midday – 12.00 midnight
Freephone: 0300 123 1922
Text: 07889 756087 / 07889 756083
Maytree House: an amazing charity that provides a residential stay for people feeling suicidal. COVID update: No stays at present but you can still contact them for support. Call: 020 7263 7070. Email: or visit their website:
Self-referral to mental health services in Waltham Forest: Access and Assessment and Brief Intervention Service for Waltham Forest https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/content/mental-health-services-those-18-and-over