If you need help right now

If you're experiencing a mental health crisis, and need urgent help, you should ring the Mental Health Crisis Line on 0800 051 1508.

The Crisis Line is:

  • available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • for people who live in Warrington, Halton, Knowsley or St Helens 
  • for people of all ages, including children and young people

More details are under the drop down heading below.

Mental Health Crisis Line

Other options include:

  • Contacting your GP, and asking for an emergency appointment.

  • contacting the service you’re receiving support from (if you're already receiving support for your mental health).

If it’s a life-threatening emergency and someone needs immediate help for their mental or physical health, then call 999 or go to A&E.

If you need support for your mental health, but it’s not urgent, then you could:

  • Contact your GP.
  • Click one of the age-related, blue buttons above, then look under the dark heading “Information and support”
  • Contact one of the organisations listed below.

The organisations below offer support to people who are struggling to cope, or feeling suicidal.

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)


PAPYRUS - Prevention of Young Suicide



You could also download the Stay Alive app, a free app you can use to help you cope and stay safe. For more details click the drop down heading below.

Stay Alive App Localresource