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York Mental Health


If you feel like you or someone you are supporting is in crisis this page aims to give you all the information to ensure you can access the correct service efficiently.

Please select the most appropriate section below.

If you have found this page in an emergency and you feel as though there is imminent danger of suicide or serious violence then please call 999.

Crisis during the day

GP – contact your GP as soon as possible for an urgent appointment, they will not the correct services to ensure you get any support you need.

Specialist mental health services – if you are already in touch with any specialist mental health services, these may be a more appropriate starting point than your GP. Try getting in touch with them, again tell them it is urgent.

Voluntary organisation – If you do not have a good relationship with either of the about but there is another service youn use even if it is voluntary, get in touch to let them know you are in crisis with your permission they will make necessary steps to ensure you have access to support.

Important: If you can not get through to the voluntary orginsation it is important you try to seek support from one of the other options listed here

Someone you trust – if you have someone you trust and are unable or too unwell to try the options listed above seek support from them, they can make contact with any of the above options on your behalf or get advice from the helplines or online resources listed below.

Crisis at night Crisis at the weekend or over a bank holiday I am feeling desperate or suicidal Helplines Online Support