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If you are in immediate danger or are in danger of harming yourself, please call 999. If you require additional support, then please find some useful contacts that you can reach out to. 


National Domestic Violence Helpline
Victim Support 
NHS- mental health crisis line

111 option 2

Get urgent help if you are experiencing a mental health crisis
Mental health crisis means different things to different people. 

  • You may be distressed and want to harm yourself, or someone else
  • You may be hearing unpleasant voices, feel that people are watching you or that you are in immediate danger

It could help to tell someone you trust, such as a family member or a friend who can then help you decide what to do. They can also contact services on your behalf.

If you are supported by one of NSFT’s services:

Check your care plan, and:
During office hours contact your care coordinator or the duty number for the team that is supporting you. If you don’t have their details, visit NSFT’s service finder.
Or call the urgent mental health helpline on 111 and select option 2.

If you need urgent help and you are not supported by NSFT’s services:

Call 111 and select option 2 to speak to the 24-hour urgent mental health helpline
Please avoid visiting hospital A&E (Accident and Emergency) departments unless you have a life-threatening emergency. The number above can connect you to crisis services.
If you are with someone who has attempted suicide, call 999 and stay with them until the ambulance arrives. 
If anyone is at serious risk of harm, call 999 and ask for the police.

Our services



Revenge Porn/Image Based Abuse: 

You can contact the dedicated support service for advice and help on

0845 6000 459



Outreach support LGBTQIA+ young people in Suffolk. You can text or call them on

077999 730 289


Lighthouse provide support to women, young people and children who have experienced domestic abuse. You can contact them on

01473 228 270

Other Local Rape Crisis Centre’s and services:

Not sure where your local Rape Crisis Centre is? Find its location and the services they offer by clicking on the button below.

Rape Crisis England and Wales National Helpline:
Rape Crisis England and Wales National Live Chat Service:

Rape Crisis England and Wales run a Live Chat service where you can get emotional support and receive resources and signposting. Visit the page here: https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/want-to-talk/

Cambridge Rape Crisis

01223 245888

Their helpline is open:

  • Wednesday 7pm-9.30pm
  • Thursday 7pm-9:30pm
  • Sunday 10am-12:30pm
CHARITY NO. 1187478
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