Mental Health Services

Having problems with your mental health can feel lonely but at least 25% of us will struggle this type of problem in our lifetime. Reaching out for help can seem like a big step.

Our doctors and nurses can help you if you are experiencing mental health concerns – come and see us if you think you might need help with low mood, anxiety, worrying thoughts, paranoia, eating problems, possible addiction or anything else. Here are further links to services that may be helpful to you:

The Samaritans
24hr contact to a person who can help talk things through.
Tel: 08457 90 90 90

Our biggest national Mental Health charity with lots of information and services on offer.

Recovery Partnership
The local NHS funded service for people with substance misuse problems (drug and alcohol).

Alcoholics Anonymous
Well known for their services for people struggling with alcohol problems.

Offers support for those affected by eating disorders.

Anorexia and Bulimia Care
offer lots of support resources for those affected by eating disorders.

In the event of a crisis

If you or a friend feel at risk of suicide, serious injury or harming others contact the Surgery, NHS 111 or the emergency services (999) immediately. They will organise the appropriate help needed.

You can also present to the Emergency Department at the hospital if you feel in crisis. The Samaritans offer a 24hr, 365 day listening ear and advice line on 08457 90 90 90 and can talk through any problems with you day or night.