• You are thinking of hurting yourself or others, or suicide
seems the only option
• Someone you know has made threats to hurt you or
• You are experiencing extreme distress that seems overwhelming
Who to contact
Between 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday
Your GP: If you are in crisis and need immediate help, your first point of contact is your GP.
Out of hours
Emergency doctor: The emergency GP out-of-hours service in Warrington is available Monday to Friday, 6.00pm – 8.00am, and is available 24 hours a day on weekends and public holidays. You will be assessed via telephone and signposted to the available options:
• Telephone advice from a nurse or a GP
• Appointment with an emergency out of hours service GP
• A home visit by a GP
• Access to other care e.g. district nurses, mental health services or social care.
For Warrington, the out-of-hours contact number is 01925 650 999. Appointments are held at Warrington Hospital, but it is not a walk-in service so you must ring to arrange an appointment first.
NHS 111 Service: If you urgently need to speak to someone, NHS England provides a 24-hour advice and information service. You can call this service by dialling 111.
Samaritans: You can speak to someone at the Samaritans 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 08457 90 90 90, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can drop in to your local Samaritans centre at 46 Arpley Street, Warrington, WA1 1LX between 9am – 9pm.
Assessment Team: Provides specialist mental health assessment, advice and signposting for Adults with moderate to severe symptoms of mental illness. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. You can talk to your GP about a referral or you contact the Assessment Team directly on tel: 01925 666647 and the team is based at Wakefield House, Guardian Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1GH.
Police: If the person you care for is being violent, threatening or you feel at risk, you should contact the police directly by dialling 999.
Download: How To Cope With Suicidal Thoughts.pdf
Our service offers a range of interventions to people who are 16 years and above, and who are experiencing difficulties.
Phone: 01925 401 720