Need help right now?

Courage Therapies is not able to provide urgent crisis support outside of pre-booked appointment times.

If you feel that you need urgent support, you may call, email or text for an urgent appointment, however availability is not guaranteed and due to the nature of the work, it may take several hours before I am able to respond to any such request.

However, I appreciate that life does not fit neatly into appointment slots, so I have compiled a list of organisations that may be able to help in times of crisis. It may be helpful to share this list with a friend or relative so that they are also able to support you should you need it.

If you feel that your life is at risk, whether that is feeling suicidal or being threatened by someone else, call 999 immediately, or go straight to A&E.

Medical Services
Your GP may be able to provide you with support, advice or referrals to urgent mental health care.
You can also access the NHS 111 telephone service who can advise what action to take.

Helplines
SANE 0300 304 7000
Samaritans 116123
Women’s Aid 08082000247
Men’s Aid 03335670556
Rape Crisis 08088029999

Safeguarding Concerns
If you have concerns about the safety of a child or a vulnerable adult, contact your local county council. You can usually find the appropriate details on the website. For Nottinghamshire: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/childrens-social-care/nottinghamshire-childrens-trust/pathway-to-provision/multi-agency-safeguarding-hub-mash

 

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