Mental Health Crisis Support

If you are feeling in crisis with your mental health, please contact any of the following options:

Durham Mental Health Crisis Team: 0800 046 1313 | 0300 0200317

If you are known to Secondary Care Mental Health Services contact your CPN during normal working hours or the Crisis Team thereafter.

NHS Listening Service: 0800 046 1313

The service is available to residents 18 years and over who live in Teesside, Durham and Darlington area. The service is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides an alternative to traditional crisis care. Offering, empathic, validating, and non-judgemental support, the service creates a safe space for people to talk about whatever is causing them distress, with experienced crisis staff. Listening service staff can also provide knowledgeable information about other local services and appropriate signposting advice, helping to make sure people receive the right support for problems they are experiencing.

Samaritans: 116 123

NHS 111: 111

Durham University Student Nightline: 0191 344 6444

An impartial listening service. (Durham University Students only. 9pm til 7am)

University Hospital of North Durham A and E, North Road, DH1 5TW

If you feel your situation is immediately life threatening.

Last modified: January 25, 2024