in an emergency...

If you need help outside usual working hours, contact your GP or call NHS 111 who can direct you to services in your area. They can put you in touch with mental health NHS crisis teams who may offer an assessment.

Or try the following helplines for advice and support -

Samaritans, ChildLine, Family Lives (previously  known as ParentLine).

24 hour confidental text service  Shout:  text  85258

 

For Bristol safeguarding/child protection concerns contact Children's Services through First Response on 0117 903 6444

 

If you are/someone is at serious risk of harm to themselves or others, please contact the police, call NHS 111 or Samaritans