If you are in emotional distress and need urgent support, you can download our 'Where to go for help' document or use the links below:

 Where to go for help

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT) - Single Point of Access (SPA) 0300 222 0123 – referral line for NHS Mental Health Services
Mental Health Matters helpline    0800 107 0160 24/7
Samaritans                                    116 123 (free phone number) 24/7 support line
Release the Pressure      0800 107 0160

For Support with Mental Health and well-being in Kent:

Live Well Kent   

Think Action West Kent


Kent Advocacy www.kentadvocacy.org.uk
West Kent Mind www.westkentmind.org.uk/
Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind www.maidstonemind.org/
Porchlight www.porchlight.org.uk/

For information on a whole range of mental health problems, and for details of national and local services:

National Mind  www.mind.org.uk

Rethink Mental Illness    


Anxiety UK   

Depression Alliance www.depressionalliance.org
No Panic www.nopanic.org.uk
OCD Action www.ocdaction.org.uk
Bipolar UK www.bipolaruk.org.uk

Beat (beating eating disorders)   

National Self Harm Network  www.nshn.co.uk
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services


Tel 0300 123 4496