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If there is an immediate danger to life, please dial 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

I am in Gloucestershire

If you or someone you know needs help in a mental health crisis, call our crisis teams.

Call 0800 169 0398.

And choose one of the following options depending on your location:

  • Option 1 for Stroud and Cotswolds
  • Option 2 for Gloucester and Forest
  • Option 3 for Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and North Cotswolds

Please note: telephone calls may be recorded. If you do not want that to happen, please tell the person who answers your call and they will phone you back on a ‘non-recordable’ telephone.

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Occasionally, callers may be asked to leave their name and number on an answerphone. In these circumstances, staff will return the call within one hour.

I am in Herefordshire

If you are in Herefordshire, please call: 01432 364046

The number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you need help but are not in crisis, please contact your GP if in opening hours, or 111. If you don’t have a GP use the NHS service search to locate the nearest one to you. If your query is not urgent, you can find our contact details here.

Are you feeling vulnerable? Do you need to talk to somebody now?

samaritans

Call free on 116 123
If you are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide, you can call the Samaritans.

Stay Alive App

A pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. The app can be accessed through the Apple Store, Google Play and downloaded as a pdf.

childline

Call free on 0800 11 11
If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.

selfharm

Call 0808 816 0606
A safe, supportive, non-judgmental and informative service for people who self harm, their friends, families and carers.

Board and Governors

Meet our Board Members

The Board of Directors is legally responsible for the strategic day-to-day operational management of the Trust, its policies and its services. Members also hold the Executive Committee to account.

You can find out about the members of our board here.

Board Meetings

²gether holds six public Board meetings during the year. Members of staff and the public are invited to attend all Board Meetings. There is an opportunity for people to ask questions at our Board meetings and further information about how to do this can be found here.

Board meetings start at approximately 10am. The confirmed timings will be published, along with the agenda, on the Trust’s website five working days before the meeting.


The next meeting takes place on Wednesday 30th January 2019, at 10am at Rikenel, Gloucester.

The dates and venues for future public board meetings are as follows:

  • Wednesday 27th March at Rikenel, Gloucester
  • Wednesday 29th May at The Kindle Centre, Hereford
  • Wednesday 31st July at Rikenel, Gloucester
  • Wednesday 25th September at Rikenel, Gloucester

Council of Governors

The Council of Governors is made up of public, staff, and local authority governors.

More information about our Council of Governors and meeting dates can be found here.

Public consultations

Public consultations may concern, for example, closures or variations of services.

There are currently no public consultations being conducted.

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