Our core purpose is to work with people and lead communities in improving their mental and physical health and wellbeing for a better life; through delivering excellent and responsive prevention, diagnosis, early intervention, treatment and care.
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Our research and development aims are to embed a vibrant research culture within our Trust, increase the opportunities for people to participate in research and ensure that our research benefits people who use services, carers, families and our communities.
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The Mental Health Crisis Helpline is a telephone service offering support to adults of all ages in Surrey and North East Hampshire who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
Lines are open 24 hours, seven days a week. You don’t need to book an appointment and calls are free of charge.
Your care co-ordinator, if you have one, will be best placed to advise on your care and support. If you’re able to, please contact them during normal office hours if you are already accessing our services and feel your mental health has deteriorated or you need support.
Your call will be answered by one of our trained call handlers who are experienced in working with people with mental ill-health.
They will help you access the support you may need. This may involve speaking to a qualified mental health practitioner such as a social worker or occupational therapist.
If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional distress we can:
We can also advise you about the wide range of local and national help available including:
We can connect you with other mental health services for further assessment, treatment or support, as appropriate.
This may include: arranging a face-to-face assessment or recommending you attend our Safe Haven evening and weekend drop-in services.
Yes. Details of your call will stored in your electronic health record, and remain confidential within Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
However, we will inform the emergency services if you say that you are intending to either harm yourself, or others; commit a crime or place a child at risk.
Your call may also be recorded for training or monitoring purposes.
In April 2019 we launched a new freephone number for our mental health crisis helpline.
If you dial our previous crisis line number, beginning 0300, your call will be answered by the same team but you will be charged at a local rate from a UK landline. Mobile costs may vary.
Tel: 111 (24 hours)
If you also have concerns about your physical health
Tel: 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm - 10.30pm every day)
Specialist emotional support, guidance and information
Tel: 116 123 (24 hours)
A listening service to help you talk through your concerns, worries and troubles
Our Safe Havens provide out-of-hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress. There are five Safe Havens across Surrey and North East Hampshire which are open evenings, weekends and bank holidays:
The CYP Havens are four drop-in services for 10 to 18 year olds who need a safe place to talk about how they are feeling. They are open after school from 4pm - 8pm and on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. Opening days and time vary so please see individual service information.
There are a number of professionals on hand including a mental health nurse, youth worker and peer mentor.
CYP Haven - Epsom
CYP Haven - Guildford
CYP Haven - Redhill
CYP Haven - Staines
Just Wellbeing offer mental health crisis support for 10 to 17 years olds experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, self harm or who need to talk.
4 Hillside Road
Aldershot, GU11 3NB
Tel: 08000 6141 32 (telephone support is only available during opening times)
Opening times: Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sun 6:30pm-8:30pm
To find out more about our Trust's suicide prevention work, and resources that might help if you are in a crisis, please visit our Suicide Prevention pages.