Mental Health - Adult
Crisis Mental Health Helpline
In times of distress you can call the mental health crisis helpline. Lines are open 24 hours, seven days a week and calls are free of charge.
Telephone: 0800 915 4644
SMS text: 07717 989024
Website: Crisis Line
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
The Stayalive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. Local crisis services in Surrey are listed on the App.
Website: Stayalive App
Safe Havens provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress (18 years and over) in person and virtually. For a location near you, or to access the Safe Haven virtually visit the website for the address.
Website: Safe Havens
Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 crisis text line available for anyone, anytime, anywhere. The service is anonymous and off bill.
Surrey Mental Health Crisis Line
If you need immediate help and feel you cannot keep yourself safe please seek assistance by contacting your GP, visiting A&E or calling:
Telephone: 0300 456 83 42
Open 5pm to 9am Monday to Friday, 24 hours weekends and Bank Holidays.
Providing talking therapies to adults (17+) registered with a GP in Surrey who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety & stress.
Talking Therapies (IAPT)
The service provides help and support for people over 18 years who are experiencing mental health problems. These can include stress, low mood, anxiety, panic attacks, depression (including pre and post natal), obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, post traumatic stress and eating difficulties (not severe).
Website: Talking Therapy Providers in Surrey
Advocacy in Surrey (SDPP and Matrix SDT) provides a range of community and in-patient mental health advocacy services for people over 18 years across Surrey. You can contact them by SMS, email or by filling in a referral form.
There are many apps that can help support emotional and mental wellbeing, please visit the link below to find out more.
Website: Mental Wellbeing Apps
Action for Carers Surrey
This service supports carers of all ages. They help with benefits advice, advocacy, and provide a wealth of information and free resources.
Website: Action for Carers
Community Connections Service
The service offers a range of support for people over 18 years aimed at improving your emotional and mental well-being. The service accepts self-referrals.
Services include: one to one support, support groups, walking groups, drop in services, art groups, mindfulness sessions, social events and peer support, confidence building courses, signposting to local agencies.
Website: Community Connections
Self-help techniques & local mental health support for adults and children
There’s a range of information, support and resources specifically for mental health and emotional wellbeing, which you do not have to speak with your GP about to access. Please visit the Healthy Surrey website to find out about self-help resources and a full list of support available in your local community including money management & debt, veteran support and places to contact in times of crisis. Support is listed for both for adults and children.
LGBTQ+ communities and mental health
Please see a list of services available to support people from the LGBTQ+ community.
Website: LGBTQ specialist services
Virtual Wellbeing Sessions
This is available for Surrey residents over 18 years who want to join virtual sessions from the comfort of their own home.
Website: Virtual Wellbeing Sessions
The service provides a range of supported housing, community based and employment services for people over 18 years with mental health problems across Surrey.
Website: Richmond Fellowship
Independent Mental Health Network
If you are 18 years and over and have experience of mental ill health or care for someone who has then you can join the IMHN to have your say to improve mental health services in Surrey and North East Hants.
Website: IMHN Surrey
Carers UK provides expert advice, information and support. They also campaign and innovate to find better ways to reach and support carers.
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP)
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is specialist provider for health services for people of all ages with mental ill-health in Surrey. They deliver a range of specialist mental health support such as Children & Young People services (CAMHS), Eating Disorders, Early Intervention Psychosis service, Perinatal and much more. They Some of their services will require a referral from a GP.
Website: SABP Mental Health Trust – All Ages