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    Urgent Help Needed?

    If you feel you need urgent support please contact your local GP Practice or NHS 111 (below) for advice.

    In the event of an emergency situation or if you or someone else is in immediate risk of serious harm or injury please contact the Emergency Services by dialling 999 and stating which service you require.

    Mindsmatter are not an urgent support service. We have listed other local support services which might be useful to you below.

    Lancashire Care Home Treatment Teams (HTT):
    Blackburn, Hyndburn & Ribble Valley  Tel: 01254 226074
    Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Tel: 01253 956280
    Blackburn with Darwen,Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale 24 hour access Tel: 01282 657222
    Chorley & West Lancashire Tel: 01772 773525
    Lancaster & Morecambe Service User Tel: 01524 550199

    Preston & South Ribble Tel: 01772 773433

    Other Useful Contacts

    If you live in Lancashire:
    The Wellbeing & Mental Health Helpline - The Helpline is a listening, information and emotional support service for those concerned about their own mental health, or that of someone they know.
    Free phone Helpline Number:  0800 915 4640 (open Monday to Friday 7pm - 11pm Saturday & Sunday 12 midday to 12 midnight).  

    If you live in St Helens:
    Live Life Well - online mental health resource Halton/ St Helens

    NHS 111 - is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. Please call for advice and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

    Samaritans - Confidential support for people experiencing  feelings of distress or despair.
    Phone: 116 123 (24-hour helpline) 365 days a year. 

    Rethink Mental Illness- Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
    Phone: 0300 5000 927 (Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm)