CAMHS now offer 24 hour support to children and young people who are in mental health crisis. If you, or someone you care for, in Liverpool or Sefton, is under 18 and having a mental health crisis:
Call CAMHS Crisis Care Line: 0151 293 3577
Freephone CAMHS Crisis Care Line number: 0808 196 3550
If you feel that you need help immediately call for an ambulance:
Call or Text: 999
or find your nearest A&E
Speak to your GP -
If you’re concerned about your health, your GP is always a good person to contact first.
Online: Use the NHS 111 non-emergency advice online
Call: 111 - Use the NHS111 British Sign Language Service
Shout Crisis Text Line -
Shout offers confidential 24/7 crisis text support for times when you require immediate help.
Text: “SHOUT” to 85258 or visit Shout Crisis Text Line
The Samaritans: free 24-hour support -
“A safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. We won’t judge you or tell you what to do, we’ll listen to you.”
Call: 116 123
“Confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person”
Call: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07860 039967
9am to 12am every day of the year, including weekends and bank holidays.
Check and view the status of your referrals