Q

Search for a condition, service or location

Translate this page

 

Q

Help in a crisis

 

Please note that the following numbers are for use in an emergency only. This service is predominantly for service users currently in our care, their families and carers. If you are not currently in our care you can either contact your GP, go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.

or

Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

Please visit our get in touch section if your enquiry is not urgent.

 

Contacting our Crisis Teams

If you are in Gloucestershire, please call:  0800 1690398

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

If you are in Herefordshire, please call: 01432 364046
You can also contact us on behalf of a service user (this could mean you are a friend, a carer or someone from an outside agency).

Is this the first time you have needed help for a mental health crisis?

If you, a friend, or a relative is experiencing mental health problems for the first time and need emergency treatment or advice during office hours, then you should contact your GP.

Alternatively contact the crisis team directly where your needs will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.

NHS Choices

If you don’t have a GP, use the NHS Choices service search to locate the nearest one to you.

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

If so, there are some people that can help you immediately.

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.

Call free on 0800 11 11

If you are a child or a young person you may want to speak to Childline.

Call 0808 816 0606

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

News and views

Learning Disability Week 2018

Making sure that people with a learning disability get good healthcare in hospital is the focus of this year’s Learning Disability Week. ²gether NHS Foundation Trust, which provides services for people with a learning disability in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire,...

read more

Valuing carers – 2gether supports Carers’ Week 2018

Carers provide a vital support network for people who use ²gether NHS Foundation Trust’s services in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire. It is estimated there are 101,000 carers across both counties and Carers’ Week, which runs from 11-17 June, is a chance to recognise...

read more

Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 19 July, 2018. This year we will be hosting a joint AGM with Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust, with whom we are planning a merger. The event will take place at the University of Gloucestershire Park Campus, in...

read more

Volunteers Week – Naomi’s Story

Naomi Gibbons, aged 39, from Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, volunteers at Sherborne House, at the Charlton Lane Centre in Cheltenham. She started volunteering with the Dementia Education Team more than two-and-a-half years ago. Describing her role, Naomi said: “I love my...

read more

Volunteers Week – Hannah’s Story

Hannah Vos, aged 43, from Ledbury, Herefordshire, is a Pets as Therapy (PAT) volunteer. Every Friday morning, together with her Labrador dog, Princess Leia, she visits the Stonebow Unit, in Hereford. Hannah said: “I am very proud to be part of the Therapy Team. ...

read more

Volunteers Week – Ed’s Story

Ed Boait, 36, is from Cheltenham and first started volunteering with ²gether at the beginning of August 2017. His role of Assistant to Activities Coordinator sees him spending two hours a week on Willow Ward at Charlton Lane Hospital. Recalling when he first decided...

read more

Dementia Action Week

People are being encouraged to unite to increase awareness of dementia during Dementia Action Week, taking place this week. Organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, the week aims to raise awareness and understanding about the challenges of living with dementia. Dementia...

read more

Dorothy’s Story

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we are sharing stories of how people have benefited from ²gether services. Dorothy Runnicles, 93, from Gloucester is a public member of ²gether NHS Foundation Trust.  She’s keen to help ensure that the stigma associated with...

read more

Digital Therapy Now Available Through Let’s Talk

If you’re experiencing stress, anxiety, depression or similar issues, there’s now a new way of getting support through digital therapies on the NHS. Let’s Talk is the local psychological therapies service provided free to anyone aged over 18 and registered with a...

read more

Experience of Care Week

We are taking part in Experience of Care week to celebrate the work that is happening to improve the experiences of our service users, families, carers and staff. The celebration week, from 23 to 27 April, will put experience of care in the spotlight and give people...

read more

Gloucester Hub Officially Open

An official opening has been held at the new base for ²gether  NHS Foundation Trust’s community-based mental health and learning disability teams, in Gloucester. Pullman Place, in Great Western Road, is now home to more than 260 staff. As well as office space, the...

read more

Whose Shoes?

If you have become a parent in the past five years and have experienced mental health difficulties during this time, why not come along to a ‘Whose Shoes?’ event and share your views? We'd love to hear your experiences of any help received with mental health issues...

read more

Carers Engagement Workshop

Gloucestershire County Council, NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and ²gether NHS Foundation Trust would like to hear from both carers and those they care for with mental health conditions, a learning disability or dementia, about the support that...

read more
Accessibility